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Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, died from complications from cancer. Her death will set in motion what promises to be a tumultuous political battle over who will succeed her.
In the before times, Radio Free Athens’ volunteer DJs filled the WOUB AM airwaves most Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 8p.m. EDT. We’ll be back at it in time, but for now we are supplying weekly playlists and accompanying memes. From DJ Grumpy Grandma Recently my friends and I started making playlists for each other… Read More
After the Trump administration missed a filing deadline for court documents, a judge has ordered the wrap-up of the census to remain on hold, throwing door-knocking efforts further into uncertainty.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — COVID-19 vaccine development continues to be the subject of political jostling, with President Trump contradicting top U.S. health officials regarding timeline and efficacy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say they expect to distribute vaccines publicly at no cost to the patient. But what will the government pay, and how much… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A Republican representative who’s been critical of Ohio’s response to coronavirus has proposed a bill to cancel the state of emergency order from March – the foundation of many of the state’s COVID restrictions. Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) said things could, in her words, “go back to normal” with no state of… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 581 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 12 cases were confirmed Friday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent September 18. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates eight of these new cases involved… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (OVR) — Kentucky health officials are suggesting revisions to a proposed regulation that would have dramatically increased food safety inspection fees for some small food producers. Department officials said they received hundreds of public comments on the proposal with concerns about fee increases and they now plan to limit fees according to a producer’s… Read More
This film documents the activism for racial equality in Zanesville, OH following the murder of George Floyd. Like many small, rural towns in Ohio, the size of protests and vigils was unprecedented in recent times, and began conversations about systemic iniquities. As was the case in other small towns, organizers faced constant pushback on social… Read More
WOUB Digital · Susan G. Komen’s Virtual More Than Pink Walk Asks Participants to ‘Walk Where You Are’ Sept. 19 Saturday, September 19, Susan G. Komen Columbus will hold their 2020 Virtual More Than Pink Southeast Ohio Walk. The event is a fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen Foundation, and the funds generated by this… Read More
Nursing homes visitors have been banned since March because of COVID-19. Now the federal agency that regulates the facilities has outlined terms for resuming visits immediately.