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Ohio Men’s Basketball: Bobcats Win at CMU for First Time Since 2013, Extend Win Streak to Four

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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 Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

DeWine: COVID Vaccines Mishandled In 5 NE Ohio Nursing Homes

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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

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.

W.Va. Sees 16% Bump In Vaccine Doses From Federal Government

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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

The Ohio Department of Medicaid building

$2.4 Billion In Federal Medicaid Funds Helps Ohio Avoid Big Budget Hole

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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

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Columbus Passes Bodycam Law In Honor Of Andre Hill

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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

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Athens County Confirms 29 New COVID-19 Cases For Feb. 2

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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

NorthStar Online NA’s first meeting using online support, in 2018

Addiction In The Pandemic: Overdose Deaths Surge As Coronavirus Adds To Opioid Crisis

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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

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ESPN Associate Director for College Football and Basketball Got Start at WOUB


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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

Black-owned business during the “Black Wall Street” days of Tulsa.

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


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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