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Despite protestations from some politicians, most medical experts and scientists are concerned with the rise of COVID-19 cases across the country, even before colder weather and flu season arrives. Numbers are rising in 33 states plus Puerto Rico with approximately 40,000 new cases daily. This is a major concern, says Dr. Kenneth Johnson, Executive Dean… Read More
The namesake of radio-rock band Van Halen dazzled a generation of guitar fans with his histrionic solos and trademark finger tapping.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — Gov. Mike DeWine says that President Trump’s diagnosis and hospitalization should be a reminder that “no one is immune” from COVID-19. “Ohioans should ask: What are the enduring lessons that we have learned from the president and First Lady’s illness?” DeWine said. “What lessons are relevant to each of us?” DeWine opened… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 862 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 19 cases were confirmed Tuesday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent October 6. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates 14 of these new cases involved people… Read More
NORWOOD, Ohio (AP) — Early voting has begun in Ohio, again looming as a potential swing state, but this time in a pandemic-altered election. Elections officials are hoping voters will take advantage of early voting opportunities between Tuesday and the Nov. 3 election day. Besides weekday voting, early voting will be available the two weekends… Read More
Our Town: Morgan County won in the historical documentary program category ATHENS, OH – Three WOUB Public Media employees won Ohio Valley Regional Emmy awards for WOUB’s production of Our Town: Morgan County. The announcement was made during the 56th annual awards ceremony, which was held virtually on Sunday, October 4. WOUB Producer/Director Evan Shaw,… Read More
Ron Stroman resigned shortly before Louis DeJoy took over the Postal Service. Stroman says that changes underway should be halted if their effect is to slow mail and disenfranchise voters.