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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Buffalo Bulls outperformed the Ohio Bobcats in several measurables Wednesday in the Convocation Center. A rebounding advantage of 49-35, including four more offensive rebounds. A 45%-38% edge in field goal efficiency. Twelve more points in the paint. Yet in the end, despite being down 13 points with under four minutes… Read More
On his first day in office, the president plans to sign an executive order extending the CDC’s moratorium on evictions. Housing advocates say the CDC rule needs to be strengthened.
President Joe Biden plans to ask the Education Department to extend pandemic relief for about 41 million federal student loan borrowers through September 30th.
The 22-year-old composed a poem that acknowledges the recent insurrection attempt, but turns toward hope. America “isn’t broken but simply unfinished,” she said.
President Biden on Wednesday spoke to bringing the nation together in his first remarks as president of the United States.
President Biden called for a a day of “renewal and resolve” as he takes office. Read fact checks and analysis of his remarks.
CINCINNATI, Ohio (WVXU) — A painting by Cincinnati artist Robert S. Duncanson was selected as the 59th Inaugural Painting. Duncanson is considered the most well-known African American artist of the Civil War era. Landscape with Rainbow is an oil painting on canvas from 1859. It was presented to President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The federal government has authorized $300 weekly unemployment bonus checks, but many Ohioans say they are not getting them yet. Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Director Kim Henderson says people who have been getting unemployment benefits are seeing the $300 weekly bonuses. But she says it’s more… Read More
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Side Effects) — As soon as COVID-19 hit, there was a massive jump in telemedicine visits. A Centers for Disease Control study found that in March 2020 there was a 154% increase compared to the previous year. Now it’s clear the coronavirus has dramatically changed the way Americans get medical care. But some of these… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The transition from a Trump to Biden administration means changes for the nation’s approach to the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) says there’s one glaring issue the state needs help with moving forward. President Joe Biden and his staff have reached out to states to find out what changes… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 3,707 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 32 were reported Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on January 20, 2021. Analysis of ODH data indicates 10 involved people aged 20-29, six involved people aged 50-59, six involved people… Read More
Award winning singer/songwriter Nicole Lewis’ pursuit of kindness is not only evident in her music but also in her training as a physical therapist; both in her work with elderly patients and in her music, she states that she has always found value in her desire to contribute as a healer … and views music… Read More
Downs speaks with Rachel Martin about “Dark Eyes,” a song inspired by essential workers from Native American communities who are often overlooked.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — On this inauguration day, security remains high at the Ohio Statehouse after preparations for a weekend armed march that never fully materialized. They included a stepped-up increase of law enforcement and limited access to the building. Gov. Mike DeWine said there were “credible threats” of violence directed at Ohio, which led him to authorize 580… Read More
Early this morning President Trump issued 73 pardons and 70 commutations, including a pardon for rapper Lil Wayne and commuted sentences for rapper Bill Kapri (known as Kodak Black) and Michael “Harry O” Harris, the co-founder of Death Row Records. Wayne (legal name Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.) was charged in December with possession of a firearm… Read More