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CINCINNATI (AP) — Back in pads for the first time since he won a national championship at LSU, Joe Burrow got a baptism in NFL red-zone defense. The new Bengals quarterback fumbled a snap – a steady rain contributed – and had trouble completing passes in tight quarters. Not that it bothered him much, if at all…. Read More
Just like in March, when coronavirus cases spiked for the first time, some workers and employers across the country face PPE shortages. Masks, gloves, gowns and other equipment are scarce.
Tuesday’s lineup featured Jill Biden, who gave personal and hopeful remarks. Other speakers Tuesday touted health care, and a remote roll call vote featured diverse voices.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County remained at 368 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after no new cases were confirmed for the second consecutive day. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent August 19. There are 12 known active cases in the county as… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio’s Secretary of State is asking a panel of lawmakers that controls state funds to allocate money for his office to pay for absentee ballot requests. The process being used has been used before. When former Ohio Governor John Kasich wanted to expand Medicaid in 2013, he did it… Read More
WOUB Digital · Virtual Nelsonville Music Festival Interviews: CAAMP Evan Westfall of CAAMP made time to speak to WOUB’s Emily Votaw about the group’s forthcoming contribution to the Virtual Nelsonville Music Festival, the importance of supporting arts education, and CAAMP’s deep love for Athens County, OH. Early on in the COVID-19 crisis, the 2020 Nelsonville Music… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — While Ohio House members removed former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder from his leadership post amid a public corruption investigation into his activities, he remains an active member of the general assembly. Now, some of his colleagues are now pushing a bill that could make him pay restitution for his… Read More
WOUB Digital · Virtual Nelsonville Music Festival Interviews: Water Witches Early on in the COVID-19 crisis, the 2020 Nelsonville Music Festival announced its cancellation due to the infectious disease outbreak. In its place, Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies Director Josh Antonuccio and Nelsonville Music Festival Executive Director Tim Peacock created the Virtual Nelsonville Music… Read More
Multiplatform Show Inspires Preschoolers and Parents to Ask Questions and Experience the Joys of Nature and Curiosity Together Preschoolers and their families from coast-to-coast will take a trip to Animal Town this Labor Day with the premiere of the newest PBS KIDS series, ELINOR WONDERS WHY. The animated show encourages children to follow their curiosity,… Read More