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Sen. Sherrod Brown gives his victory speech at the Ohio Democrats 2018 Midterm Election Night Watch Party at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio on November 6, 2018.

Sen. Brown: Senate Needs To Deal With Postal Service Issues Now

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The U.S. House is being called back to Washington to deal with issues involving the United States Postal Service. Ohio Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown says the Senate should be called back too. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown says he wants the U.S. Senate to address controversial cost cutting measures in the United… Read More

OU Athletes BLM Protest: “Racism Is Also A Big Pandemic”

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — As the pandemic enters its fifth month, anti-racial protests resist dying out in Athens. A group of about thirty student athletes from Ohio University summoned a ‘Peaceful Protest at the Courthouse‘ for Saturday, August 8 at noon. “We’re here today to show support with our Black teammates and other athletes,”  says… Read More

Nelsonville York City Schools

Nelsonville-York School Board Approves Phased Back-To-School Plan For Fall

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) — Nelsonville-York School District board members approved a phased back-to-school plan at the board’s August meeting on Wednesday.  Superintendent Rick Edwards said the district worked with the Athens City-County Health Department and a public health specialist to navigate the process of returning to school during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Edwards explained students will… Read More

Drop box behind Delaware County Bd of Elections

Decision To Not Add New Ballot Drop Boxes Draws Controversy

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Counties will have just one ballot drop box for this upcoming fall election, according to a decision announced by Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose. But heated and mostly partisan debate continues over the decision, especially given changes being made right now by the United States Postal Service. In… Read More