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The Federal Reserve is adjusting its long-range policy on inflation and employment. The central bank said it’s now more concerned with prices that are too low than with runaway inflation.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKSU) — Ohioans who qualify for unemployment benefits will receive a federal extension of $300 a week. During the bi-weekly briefing on the coronavirus today, Lt. Gov. Jon Husted reported that Ohio’s application for $717 million federal funds to pay the benefit has been approved by FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency). Husted say the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Attorney General Dave Yost (R-Ohio) says he’s considering taking legal action to stall the billion dollar nuclear power plant bailout as legislators consider a possible repeal to the law that created the subsidies. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has approved the mechanism to be used to increase nearly every… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County remained at 376 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after no new cases were confirmed Thursday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent August 27. There are five known active cases in the county as of Thursday. There are… Read More
The NPR/Ipsos poll also found wide gaps in support for demands that racial justice advocates are making.
Vice President Pence stressed a law and order message as protests over racism and policing continue. Republicans also worked to shore up support from suburban women and contrast visions of the future.
Athena Cinema, University Libraries and Environmental Studies Program present the 8th annual Sustainability Film Series. For the first time ever, the series will be presented virtually. In keeping with all previous series, each film will be followed by a panel discussion featuring faculty members, students and community members. Please join us for a conversation following these beautiful,… Read More
ELINOR WONDERS WHY is geared toward preschool aged children ATHENS, OH – WOUB Public Media’s Learning Lab is going to hold a virtual premiere screening of the new PBS Kids program ELINOR WONDERS WHY. The program is geared toward children who are in preschool (3 to 5 years old). The event is FREE and will… Read More
Prolific jobs and finance writer Kerry Hannon has a new book out, and it could be THE career book of 2020: “Great Pajama Jobs: Your Complete Guide to Working from Home.” In this episode, frequent guest Kerry offers good advice about how to secure and thrive in a work-from-anywhere job. We discuss how today’s job… Read More