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Athens Co. Confirms 17 COVID-19 Cases For September 16

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 557 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 17 cases were confirmed Wednesday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent September 16. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates 15 of these new cases involved… Read More

Ohio University's Cutler Hall on the first day of the semester.

Professor Alleges Discrimination In Lawsuit Against Ohio University

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University is being sued by a professor who contends that sexual harassment investigations against him were illegally tainted by discrimination because he is Black and male. Yusuf Kalyango argues in his civil rights lawsuit that the university violated its own policies on multiple occasions throughout its investigations of two harassment… Read More

FILE – This April 4, 2017, file photo shows the entrance to FirstEnergy Corp.'s Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio.

Opponents Say Poll Shows Little Support For HB6

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A group calling for the repeal of a sweeping energy law that bailed out nuclear power plants says they have public opinion on their side. The coalition of organizations against HB6 says polling shows little support for the legislation at the center of a federal corruption investigation. A group of environmentalists, government watchdogs… Read More

Ohio State Marching Band and Alumni Marching Band Members perform Script Ohio at an Ohio State football game

Big Ten Will Resume College Football Season In October

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — Ohio State football is coming back in October. In a reversal from last month, the Big Ten presidents voted unanimously to resume the football season starting the weekend of Oct. 23-24, 2020. The conference announced Wednesday that each team will have an eight-game schedule. Along with a return date, the conference also set requirements for… Read More