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Emphasizing the continued importance of masks, Robert Redfield said that while first responders may have early access to a vaccine, broader access is not likely for six to nine months after approval.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — More than two dozen parents, mostly in Northwest Ohio, are suing the state over the mandate that K-12 students be required to wear masks. Mike Stahl, one of the attorneys who filed the complaint in Putnam County Common Pleas Court, says Ohioans didn’t have any due process in the… Read More
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
A bipartisan Senate bill could solve a scheduling conundrum that is putting the national count, along with the distribution of federal funding and political representation, in serious jeopardy.
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
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
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
During the September 14 meeting of the Athens City Council Mayor Steve Patterson said the Responsible Restart Ohio guidelines for performing arts spaces that went into effect August 25 may allow Arts West to reopen sooner than its previously announced reopening date of January 4, 2021. Arts West, Athens’ municipally funded arts center, has not… Read More
Penn and Kim Holderness have produced more than 100 videos since the global pandemic started, including over 50 songs – some with multiple tracks in a medley format. Their videos on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram have garnered over 365 million views from all over the globe! They receive thousands of comments per day from viewers… Read More