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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University has placed an entire dorm under quarantine to prevent the spread of COVID-19. According to the university’s announcement, the quarantine was directed by the Athens City-County Health Department after 20% of the students living in Boyd Hall tested positive. Because of Ohio University’s limited reopening, fewer than 100 students… Read More
The White House said Friday it would give an update when the president tests negative and is cleared by his medical team. His doctor said Thursday he expected Trump would be good to go by the weekend.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University launched a new webpage Friday that posts the compensation, including bonuses, paid to senior executives. Until Friday, the only way for the public to get this information from the university was through a public records act request. The university has been taking some heat over executive compensation following the… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 955 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 46 cases were confirmed Friday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent October 9. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates 21 of these news cases involved people… Read More
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 Michael T. Hunter Thompson told us ““The music business is a cruel and shallow… Read More
The drug dexamethasone is a cheap, widely available steroid. But how long should COVID-19 patients take it, and what are the side effects?
“I’ll be honest, I never could have imagined anything like this,” Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says. Over the summer, conspirators allegedly began training for a potential attack.