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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohioans who have been waiting for their mail-in ballots are starting to open up their postal boxes to find them. But some might be in less than perfect condition. Columbus resident Sarah Mill says she was tracking her and her husband’s mail-in ballots online so she knew they were in… Read More
Following the retirement of Sheriff Shawn Justice, Ryan Cain defeated Matt Knight in the primary election and will take over as the new sheriff of Vinton County. Cain, who has been with the department for 17 years, said Vinton County is one of the best places to learn every aspect of law enforcement. He began… Read More
But a top aide to Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted that she spoke to the treasury secretary Wednesday about a standalone measure to help airlines. A previous attempt to do this failed amid GOP opposition.
Laura Formentini’s curious and empathic personality has led her to travel the world and bring aid wherever she goes, be it in the form of raising funds to renovate an entire orphanage in Kenya, a run-down clinic in Malawi, or Co-Found an animal sanctuary in Sicily, Italy. She is also a nonprofit photographer who has… Read More
Umesh Ramakrishnan is a senior leader at Kingsley Gate Partners, a global executive search firm. And he’s a thought leader, often called upon to share insights about what it takes to rise to the top of an organization. In this episode, Umesh talks about how technology is changing the way professionals get hired. He explains… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 887 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 25 cases were confirmed Wednesday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent October 7. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates 18 of these new cases involved people… Read More
It’s the showdown many have been waiting for — the debate between Vice President Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris. Pence needs to right the ship, while Harris has to deflect charges of socialism.
The singer-songwriter performs four songs on her porch in Asheville, N.C., for Tiny Desk’s quarantine series.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — When Ohioans go to the polls to vote early in person, they are asked to wear a mask. If they don’t have one, polls will provide one. But what happens if the voter refuses that offer? Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose said masks will be available to voters… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said he hopes by next week to provide details of an economic aid package for small businesses, nonprofits and people struggling to pay rent. The governor said at his Tuesday news briefing it’s unclear how long the economic downturn will continue and he knows people need help…. Read More
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Rich Rarey graduated from Ohio University in 1980 ATHENS, OH – When Rich Rarey came to Athens for the first time in January 1976, he knew he was deeply interested in broadcasting and that WOUB was a place he needed to be. “At the age of 13, I bought a tape recorder with my own… Read More