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DeWine Announces Reopening Of Adult Day Care And Senior Centers, Mandatory Testing At Assisted Living Facilities
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WYSO) — Ohio’s adult day care and senior centers may begin reopening September 21 at a reduced capacity, Gov. Mike DeWine announced today. Those facilities have been closed since March 23. “We can do two things at once. We can be safe. We can be protective,” DeWine said. “But we can try to get… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The former speaker of the Ohio House says he needs more time to find a lawyer to defend him against a conspiracy charge related to an alleged $60 million bribery scheme. Republican Rep. Larry Householder and four others are accused of shepherding $60 million in energy company money for personal and… Read More
After Oct. 7, the Census Bureau will stop accepting paper 2020 census forms postmarked by Sept. 30, NPR has learned. Some worry mail delays could harm the accuracy of census data about rural areas.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 369 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after one new case was confirmed Thursday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the case in a press release sent August 20. An analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates the new case involved… Read More
ASHLAND, Ky. (OVR) — A new report from the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee about Russian interference in U.S. elections raises new questions about a struggling eastern Kentucky development project with ties to both Senator Mitch McConnell and the Russian government. The 966-page document, the result of a years-long bipartisan investigation by the Senate Intelligence Committee,… Read More
Kamala Harris used her prime-time speech to introduce herself and excoriate President Trump. Former President Barack Obama launched a rare attack on his successor. And Democrats urged people to vote.
WOUB Digital · Virtual Nelsonville Music Festival Interviews: Hubby Jenkins Over the summer, Hubby Jenkins’ livestreams have included his reading of Choose Your Own Adventure books. If you are a child of the ’80s or ’90s, these gamebooks, which sold over 250 million copies for publisher Bantam Books between 1979 to 1998, are likely familiar… Read More
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman has been suspended from working Cincinnati’s games after using an anti-gay slur on air. Brennaman used the slur moments after the Fox Sports Ohio feed returned from a commercial break before the top of the seventh inning in the first game of a doubleheader at Kansas… Read More
Hundreds of items were distributed MILLERSBURG, OH – During a “Back to School” season like no other, WOUB Public Media’s Learning Lab is working to make sure students in our region are ready for whatever may happen. Wearing a mask and armed with WOUB backpacks and headphones, Educational Engagement Consultant Lori Pringle distributed those items… Read More