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Ohio Women’s Basketball: Bad Shooting and Defensive Night for Bobcats Results in Loss to Ball State

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) –- The Ohio Bobcats welcomed Ball State to the Convocation Center on Wednesday evening, looking to extend their win streak to three games. What was anticipated to be a tight game the whole way lived up to the hype, as Ball State (5-5, 3-3 MAC) bettered Ohio (5-4, 3-3)  in overtime, 88-85…. Read More

A pharmacist labels syringes in a clean room where doses of COVID-19 vaccines will be handled, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, at Mount Sinai Queens hospital in New York.

Ohio State Scientists Uncover New COVID-19 Variant In Columbus

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — Ohio State Wexner Medical Center doctors have identified new strains of COVID-19 in Ohio, one with a mutation identical to the virus spreading rapidly through the United Kingdom. The virus mutation that mirrors the U.K. variant has been found in just one person in Columbus, but researchers believe it developed independently from… Read More

Athens Schools On Track To Resume Hybrid Instruction

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Athens School District is still planning to have students return to in-person instruction the last week of January. The district suspended in-person instruction for the first three weeks of January out of concern that the community might see a surge in COVID-19 cases after the holidays. Superintendent Tom Gibbs told… Read More

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Athens County Confirms 24 COVID-19 Cases For January 13

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 3,505 total cases of COVID-19 after 24 new cases were reported Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on January 13, 2021. An analysis of ODH data indicates seven involved people aged 20-29, four involved people aged 50-59, four involved people aged 60-69, three… Read More

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New Law Meant To Help Vets And Pets

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A new law signed over the weekend aims to help pets and the veterinarians who care for them. It’s no secret that veterinarians often have a lot of student loan debt. And shelters throughout the state often are full because of overpopulation. Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) says this law will help pets and vets. “Vets can… Read More

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Trailblazing Black Female Entertainers in “How It Feels To Be Free” on AMERICAN MASTERS – Jan. 18 at 9 pm


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How It Feels To Be Free, New American Masters Documentary About Trailblazing Black Female Entertainers Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Diahann Carroll, Nina Simone, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier, Premieres January 18 on PBS Executive produced by 15-Time Grammy Winner Alicia Keys and produced by Yap Films   American Masters: How It Feels To Be Free… Read More