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LOGAN, Ohio (WOUB) — Within a week of starting the school year, three employees with the Logan-Hocking School District are under quarantine and dealing with COVID-19. Superintendent Monte Bainter is the most recent staff member to test positive. In a letter to parents and staff Bainter says he was tested Friday and informed of his… Read More
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
With desperate pleas and social contracts failing to curb college parties, schools have turned to punitive consequences. But are the students the ones to blame?
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 389 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after two cases were confirmed Monday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent August 31. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates one of these new cases involved… Read More
With just three months to review the 2020 census results because of a last-minute change by the Trump administration, Census Bureau officials are scrambling to decide what quality checks to toss out.
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
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
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
Stuart’s Opera House welcomes the Columbus Symphony Orchestra back to Nelsonville, Ohio for a matinee performance on Sunday, March 14 at 3 p.m.! At their first ever performance at Stuart’s Opera House, they brought their magic to the Stuart’s Stage for a sold out performance and we are thrilled they can join us this spring…. Read More
Morman has worked at WOUB since 2001 ATHENS, OH – WOUB Public Media Accounting Specialist Yvonne Morman was starting over when she came to the station in 2001. In her mid-40s at the time, her children were mostly grown, and she had recently completed her associate degree in accounting. Morman was looking for a new… Read More