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President Trump has been at Walter Reed since Friday evening for coronavirus treatment. In a tweet, he said, “Don’t be afraid of Covid.” The White House physician would not comment on the remarks.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose is allowing more drop boxes but they are must be on the property of local boards of elections. Late Friday, an appeals court said LaRose could and should allow the addition of more drop boxes but didn’t order him to add them. Now, LaRose… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 843 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 14 cases were confirmed Monday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent October 5. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates 10 of these new cases involved people… Read More
The new term, which begins Monday, will see eight justices, not the usual nine. And because of COVID-19, once again the justices will gather by telephone hookup to hear the arguments.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia House Speaker Roger Hanshaw says a Republican House delegate has resigned after homophobic messages attributed to him circulated online. John Mandt Jr.’s resignation from the West Virginia House of Delegates was effective at the end of Saturday, Hanshaw said in a statement. Mandt, a Republican from Cabell County, was… Read More
CHARLESTON, W. Va. (OVR) — It wasn’t too long ago that Michael Farmer, a pastor in Charleston, West Virginia, received an email asking him a question that was already on his mind: “As a Black Southern Baptist pastor in West Virginia, what is my role in telling our stories?” The email was from Ashton Marra, the… Read More
The Taylors ATHENS, OH – Corey Taylor and Kirstie Zontini Taylor are married with an infant daughter and another one on the way. They have a wonderful life in southwestern Ohio, and the two former WOUB student volunteers give most of the credit for it to WOUB Public Media. “I can’t tell you how much… Read More