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The White House press secretary said the president “will be working from the presidential offices at Walter Reed for the next few days” out of an abundance of caution.
A federal judge has ordered the Census Bureau to keep counting households for now after finding the agency violated an earlier order by tweeting a “target” end date of Oct. 5.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Three weeks ago, Jason walked out of a Marietta courtroom under orders to move out of his home. He, his wife and two children were being evicted. (WOUB is not using Jason’s last name to protect his privacy) Jason had been laid off from his job at an auto dealership in… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 793 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 20 cases were confirmed Friday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent October 2. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates 16 of these new cases involved people… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse) — After President Trump announced that he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for the coronavirus, Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said he’s taking a COVID-19 test as a precaution. While Gov. Mike DeWine did not attend Tuesday’s presidential debate in Cleveland, Husted did. However, Husted’s spokeswoman Carolyn Cypret said he did not… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The number of abortions in Ohio continue to decline. 323 fewer abortions were reported in 2019 than in 2018 according to numbers in the latest Ohio Abortion Report. 20,102 abortions were performed in Ohio last year. And 87.5% of those were done at 12 weeks gestation or less. One half of… Read More
Flat Tracker is a rock band from Huntington, WV. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has put a pause on the band’s conventional live performances, today, they release two singles: “Road Soda” and “Dog.” (Listen to them by clicking the hyperlinked song titles!) Additionally, they also have released a music video for “Road Soda,” which you can… Read More
CLASSIC ALBUMS: John Lennon – Plastic Ono Band Premieres Thursday, October 8, 2020 Documentary Explores the Making of Lennon’s First Post-Beatles Album In 1970, John Lennon released Plastic Ono Band, his first post-Beatles album. Widely regarded as one of his finest, it is a fierce, raw, emotionally painful yet beautiful collection of some of the… Read More
The positive test result followed Trump’s announcement on Fox News Thursday night that White House aide Hope Hicks had tested positive for the coronavirus. Hicks is a close associate of the Trumps.
The robocalls came from a nonexistent group and falsely warned recipients that voting by mail would result in being “finessed into giving your private information to the man.”