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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — With four weeks left before Ohio’s census deadline, efforts are underway to encourage southeast Ohio residents to make sure they are counted. Overall, response rates in Appalachian Ohio are lower than the rest of the state, according to Census Bureau data. Ohio is above the national response average, with 69.1 percent of… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The Ohio House came back to work Tuesday. And Republican Rep. Larry Householder did too, for the first time since he was ousted as speaker after he was indicted in an alleged bribery scheme involving the nuclear bailout law he championed. “I’m not going to cause any problems here. I mean, I’m just coming here… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — Gov. Mike DeWine says the state is already seeing an increase of of COVID-19 cases as schools and colleges bring students back to campus. “Schools are going to have positive cases because they’re in the community, and they reflect the community,” DeWine said at his coronavirus briefing Tuesday. The Ohio Department… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse) — Ohio is being sued by an attorney who says the state’s response to COVID-19 is tyranny in action. Robert Gargasz wants Gov. Mike Dewine to remove the state of emergency that’s been in place since March – and he’s hoping the lawsuit he filed in federal court will quicken the pace.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The Big Ten Conference, already in court and under pressure from players and parents over its decision to cancel fall football, is now hearing from President Donald Trump. Trump tweeted he has spoken with Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren about reinstating the fall season. The Big Ten had no immediate comment…. Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 396 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after seven cases were confirmed Tuesday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent September 1. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates six of these new cases involved… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Republican leaders in the Ohio House have announced the creation of a new committee to hold hearings on the potential repeal of HB6, a nuclear power plant bailout bill at the center of an alleged $60 million corruption scheme. Newly-elected House Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) says the House Select… Read More
With less structure and supervision than is typically provided inside a classroom, remote classes lean hard on already stressed parents to help students with ADHD stay focused and engaged.
WOUB Digital · WOUB to Premiere ‘Our Town: Gallipolis’ Virtually Sept. 17 Our Town: Gallipolis will premiere virtually Thursday, September 17 at 6:30 p.m. via Corporation for Public Broadcasting streaming platform OVEE. You can find the link to the stream right here: ovee.itvs.org/screenings/g5m5f and register for the free screening here. Initially the screening of the seventh… Read More