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The budget process allows the party in control in Congress to pass most big-dollar legislation without having to worry about a filibuster. But the process can be risky.
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – Mount Pleasant hasn’t been too kind for the Ohio Bobcats, but a four-game losing streak at McGuirk Arena came to an end Tuesday night as the Ohio Bobcats defeated Central Michigan 83–69 to secure their first win in Mount Pleasant since February 13, 2013. It took a whole-team effort with all… Read More
The program will begin with about 1 million doses a week sent to thousands of retail pharmacies. The White House is stressing that equity of vaccine distribution is a key component of the effort.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WVXU) — Some patients at five nursing homes in Northeast Ohio will have to repeat their COVID-19 vaccinations after Walgreens informed the state that some doses weren’t stored at the right temperature, Gov. Mike DeWine announced Tuesday. “Vaccines were given – and there is no harm to anyone – but these vaccinations will… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials say President Joe Biden is making good on his pledge to increase vaccine supplies with a 16% bump in first doses received by the Mountain State this week. State spokesman Lawrence Messina said the shipment of first doses from the federal government increased by 3,700 this week, up… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The increase in Ohio Medicaid caseloads could have blown a hole in the new two-year state budget. But the spending plan includes a huge infusion of federal cash for the state’s largest part of the budget, the health insurance program for the poor. The federal government is continuing a temporary… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The city council in Ohio’s capital passed a law in honor of Andre Hill that would require police officers to turn on their body-worn cameras and render first aid after a use of force incident. Columbus City Council unanimously approved the legislation late Monday, days after the city’s police chief was… Read More
The spread of new strains raises new questions as two COVID-19 vaccines continue their rollout across the U.S. and another vaccine candidate preps for regulatory review. Here’s what you need to know.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 4,089 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 29 were reported Tuesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on Feb. 2, 2021. Analysis of ODH data indicates 13 involved people aged 20-29, nine involved people 0-19, three involved people aged… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (OVR) — Terrance D. has been sober for more than 15 years and Narcotics Anonymous has been a big part of his recovery. He uses a pseudonym when speaking publicly about addiction and his work with NA. Terrance said the bonds the group has formed are very important, and they were forged through… Read More
WOUB Digital · OU Alum Marlowe Taylor Receives Oscar Consideration for ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ When Marlowe Taylor was still a student at Ohio University in the late ’90s, his mentor Professor John Butler told him he was sure Taylor would someday get the Oscar that Butler never got himself. Fast forward a little… Read More
Bruce Dunn graduated in 1982 ATHENS, OH – Anyone who watches college football or basketball on ESPN is familiar with Bruce Dunn’s work. That’s because the former WOUB student writes and manages everything the announcers read when it comes to ads and sponsorships during games. “As the associate director for college football and basketball at… Read More
One of the Worst Racially-Motivated Massacres in the Nation’s History, “Goin’ Back to T-Town” on AMERICAN EXPERIENCE – Feb 8 at 9 pm
Goin’ Back to T-Town, Portrait of a Once-Thriving Black Community in Tulsa on American Experience – Monday, February 8 on PBS 2021 Marks Centennial of the 1921 Racially-Motivated Massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma Goin’ Back to T-Town, produced by Sam Pollard and Joyce Vaughn, tells the story of Greenwood, an extraordinary Black community in… Read More