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Acclaimed singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle has died at age 38. His Facebook page announced his death Sunday, with no other details provided.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Nursing home visits are being allowed again in West Virginia as the state focuses on outbreaks of the coronavirus in individual county populations without clamping down on areas without them. But Gov. Jim Justice warns that the visits could end quickly in some places if further outbreaks occur within nursing homes… Read More
Updated: 12:12 p.m., Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse) — For the first time in more than a century, Ohio lawmakers have filed articles of impeachment against a sitting governor. State Rep. John Becker (R-Union Township) is putting the matter forward over fellow Republican Gov. Mike DeWine’s response to the coronavirus. “I kept holding… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County remained at 373 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after no new cases were confirmed Monday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent August 24. There are nine known active cases in the county as of Monday. There are… Read More
Kevin Parker brings his “Tame Impala Soundsystem” to life in a Tiny Desk from Australia.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio Republicans are downplaying a disruptive week as they head into the GOP’s national convention. Last week, one of their best-known politicians threw his support behind Democrat Joe Biden, their Republican state attorney general challenged the Trump administration, and President Donald Trump himself took on an iconic Ohio company in an area of… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) — Thin and inexperienced at linebacker, the Cleveland Browns signed former Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith. He helped lead the Seattle Seahawks to an NFL title after the 2013 season, when he returned an interception for a touchdown, recovered a fumble and had 10 tackles in a 43-8 blowout of Denver. The Browns… Read More