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Athens Co. Confirms 10 COVID-19 Cases For October 21

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 1,184 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 10 cases were confirmed Wednesday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the new cases in a press release sent October 21. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates seven of these new cases involved… Read More

President Trump and Joe Biden in a screenshot from the debate in Cleveland on September 29.

Trump/Biden Ad War Changing In Final Days Before Election

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The campaign ad war between President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden and groups that support them has been fairly even in Ohio.  But the final stretch shows the candidates are changing their spending plans for this state. The Trump campaign has canceled all but around $3 million of the $18… Read More

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Artist Profile: Sun Boats

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WOUB Digital · Artist Profile: Sun Boats Zack Shafer, Sam Debatin, and Harper Reese all grew up in Athens. That local spirit comes through in their music as the country trio Sun Boats, but their silky smooth harmonies and skilled guitarism reach out beyond just Appalachian roots and echo a broader American music style, as… Read More

Scott Varner on Virtual Call for Columbus City Schools

WOUB Experience Influences Government Communication Career


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Scott Varner graduated from Ohio University in 1994 ATHENS, OH – As the executive director of strategic partnerships and family engagement for Columbus City Schools, Scott Varner’s job has become vital in recent months. The Coronavirus pandemic has students and parents looking to the former WOUB student to stay connected while learning from home. “In… Read More