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A sign at Easton Town Center in Columbus, advertising that stores, bars and restaurants are open following coronavirus closures.

Governor, Ohio Republicans Announce Distribution For Over $420 Million In CARES Act Funding

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — As Ohio hit another record in both coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, Gov. Mike DeWine and a group of Republican state lawmakers announced how the state will distribute more than $420 million in federal CARES Act funding to people, operations and groups affected by the pandemic. DeWine said he’ll ask… Read More

Rev. Jim Wallis

Ohio Is One Of Nine States That Will Be Part Of Voter Protection Effort By Lawyers And Clergy

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) —Ohio is one of nine states that is part of an initiative between lawyers and clergy members to help voters cast their ballots on Election Day. The Rev. Jim Wallis, founder of the online publication Sojourners, is one of the coordinators of Lawyers and Collars, an Election Day effort that will have… Read More

A banner over Court St. in Athens urges people to wear masks.

Athens Co. Confirms 30 COVID-19 Cases For October 23

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 1,235 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 30 cases were confirmed Friday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the new cases in a press release sent October 23. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates 13 of these new cases involved… Read More

Metallica

Examining Metallica in Time for WOUB’s Broadcast of ‘S&M2’ Oct. 29

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Those unfamiliar with Metallica likely wouldn’t readily associate the iconic heavy metal band with the 109-year-old San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. However, in the spring of 1999, the thrash metal greats (one of the big four bands of the genre alongside Anthrax, Megadeath, and Slayer) performed tracks spanning from their 1984 Ride the Lightning album to… Read More

In this Oct. 26, 2017, file photo, Jeanne Moser, center, of East Kingston, N.H., watches as President Donald Trump reaches out to touch a photo of her son, Adam Moser, during an event to declare the opioid crisis a national public health emergency in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Adam was 27 when he died from an apparent fentanyl overdose.

Worsening Opioid Crisis Overshadowed In Presidential Race

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Like millions of Americans, Diane Urban watched the first presidential debate last month at home with her family. When it was over, she turned off the television and climbed into the bed her 25-year-old son Jordan used to sleep in. It was where she found Jordan’s lifeless body after he overdosed… Read More

Lars Ulrich, drummer and co-founder of Metallica.

Metallica and The San Francisco Symphony: S&M2 – October 29 at 9 pm


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METALLICA AND THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY: S&M2 Premieres Thursday, October 29, 2020 on PBS  Two Venerable Music Institutions Reunited for Epic Concert   In September 2019, Metallica reunited for two incredible nights with the nearly 80-member San Francisco Symphony. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the first S&M concert, these two sold-out performances were the first… Read More