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Ohio Women’s Basketball: Bobcats Win Nail-Biter Against Buffalo Bulls

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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

Landscape with Rainbow painting by Robert S. Duncanson

Painting By Historic Cincinnati Artist Part Of Biden Inauguration

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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

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

Why Many Ohioans Are Not Getting Federal Unemployment Dollars Yet

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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

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Telemedicine Sounds Great, But There Are Barriers, Too

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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

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DeWine Asks Biden For More COVID-19 Vaccine, National Strategies

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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

Coronavirus Pandemic

Athens County Confirms 32 New COVID-19 Cases For January 20

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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

Ohio Highway Patrol troopers and Ohio National Guard personnel were at the Ohio Statehouse starting this weekend and continuing through Wednesday.

Security Remains High At Ohio Statehouse On Inauguration Day

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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