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Temporary Closure of Arts West Concerns Athens Arts Community

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Arts West is not offering programming for the first time in its 15-year history due to budget concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Though COVID-19 closed Arts West’s doors in mid-March, its programming was still available until program specialist and Athens’ lone arts administrator Emily Beveridge was temporarily laid off August 6…. Read More

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Notices Sent To W.Va. Families Of Babies Born Exposed To Drugs

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — More than 3,800 notices have been sent to the West Virginia families of babies born exposed to drugs as part of the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy case. The Herald-Dispatch reports a group of attorneys sought the names to send families a notice of pending litigation. The notice, sent out last week, says… Read More

Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie makes a surprise appearance and introduces Donald Trump to a large crowd in Columbus, Ohio for a Donald Trump rally on March 1, 2016. "America needs strength in the oval office again...," said Governor Christie.

The Traditional Campaign Season Begins But It Might Look Different This Year

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Labor Day marks the point when campaigns ramp up visits to states. The itineraries for in-person campaigning haven’t been finalized yet. Republican President Donald Trump has been to various parts of Ohio a few times this summer. Democrat Joe Biden’s hasn’t been campaigning much in person anywhere but he’s… Read More

A sign outside of the Nelsonville voter precinct lets people know where they can vote.

Groups Begin Hunt For Voters Who Could Be Removed From Rolls After Election

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio’s Secretary of State has released the list of nearly 116,000 voter registrations that are in danger of being removed after the November election if those voters don’t vote or update their registration. Now it’s up to community groups to help find these voters. Several groups will try to… Read More