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Two Local Doctors Share Their Personal Perspective on COVID-19 Pandemic


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WOUB Digital · Two Local Doctors Share Their Personal Perspective on COVID-19 Pandemic As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic set in during March, some people put off medical procedures that were not immediately necessary. However, that could not be done with delivering babies.   They were born without regard for the impending pandemic and… Read More

FirstEnergy Corp.'s Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio.

Chair Of Committee Hearing Nuclear Bailout Repeal Bills Puts Foward A Delay

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — There’s a new twist in the possible repeal of Ohio’s controversial nuclear bailout law – a plan to delay the $150 million the state will collect next year for its two nuclear power plants. It comes from the head of a special House committee hearing proposals to repeal the bailout…. Read More

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School Funding Bill Sponsor Hopes To See It Passed Before He Leaves Office

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The term-limited sponsor of a plan to overhaul Ohio’s school funding system says he’s hopeful it will pass before he leaves the House at the end of this month.  The measure could be voted on in a House committee Wednesday. Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) and Rep. Bob Cupp (R-Lima) got two-thirds of… Read More

Coronavirus

Athens County Confirms 35 COVID-19 Cases For December 1

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 2,129 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 35 cases were confirmed Tuesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on December 1. Analysis of ODH data indicates 11 involved people aged 20-29, five involved people aged 30-39, five involved people… Read More

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Monday’s Coronavirus Inpatient Admittances Sets New Record In Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCPN) — For the first time since the start of the pandemic, there are more than 5,000 coronavirus-infected people admitted as inpatients to hospitals across Ohio. More than 1,000 of those patients are in intensive care units. Gov. Mike DeWine made the announcement during a Monday press conference, in which healthcare providers joined him to… Read More

Athena

Athens City Commission on Disabilities Offers $1,800 For New Athena Award Design

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Since 2015, the City of Athens and the Athens City Commission on Disabilities has recognized individuals and organizations for “outstanding service on behalf of persons with disabilities” with the annual Athena Award. The first Athena Award was designed by regional artists Kevin Morgan, Thomas Bennett, and Nick Delmatto, and the Athens City Commission on Disabilities… Read More