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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — More than half of the state’s COVID-19 deaths coming from nursing homes. So those and other long term care facilities are getting a lot of attention in the new state budget. The Patient Protection proposal in the budget would give the Ohio Department of Health the power to shut down nursing… Read More
The president told House Democrats he would not back down from providing $1,400 direct payments in the coronavirus aid package, but suggests checks could be targeted, a proposal Republicans pushed.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Democratic state senator says he left a committee hearing because so many members of the public weren’t wearing masks. Sen. Cecil Thomas is a second-term senator from Cincinnati. He tweeted a picture of the largely unmasked crowd Wednesday in the state Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee. Thomas says… Read More
LEXINGTON, Ky. (OVR) — Terrance D. is the father of two daughters and lives in Lexington. He’s a carpenter and owns a small construction company. More than 15 years ago, Terrance walked into his first Narcotics Anonymous meeting at age 27. He spoke to the Ohio Valley ReSource about addiction, sobriety and how the COVID-19 pandemic… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of law enforcement agencies in Ohio will be able to buy body-worn cameras through a $10 million grant Gov. Mike DeWine proposed in his budget. DeWine said Wednesday that just over 180 of the state’s about 900 law enforcement agencies both have body cameras for officers and are following the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Nearly two hundred people offered testimony in an Ohio Senate committee in support of a Republican-backed bill that would allow a panel of lawmakers to reject a health order from the governor, and to limit states of emergency to 30 days. Rishanne Golden has blamed her 20-year-old daughter’s death in… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 10 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after one was confirmed Wednesday. The county now also has had 4,127 total cases of COVID-19 after 38 new cases were reported the same day. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the death and… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An open Senate seat in Ohio has set off a scramble among state Democrats and a spirited debate over whether the nominee should be a white man or a candidate who better represents the party’s diversity. Those discussions come as Dr. Amy Acton, a former state health director who was the… Read More
https://ohio.streamguys1.com/TheKindnessPodcast/mp3/135TheAntidoteMovie.mp3 Kindness is making a comeback in the new documentary, The Antidote, now streaming on Amazon Prime Video. Nicole talks with the award-winning producers, Kahane Cooperman and John Hoffman, about the film that explores how intentional kindness can transform society. Learn more at https://theantidotemovie.com.
ATHENS, OH (WOUB) – Does Arts West need the support of a 501c3 nonprofit organization to support its programming? Could that potential support be only financial, or also managerial in nature? Late last year, the Athens Municipal Arts Commission (AMAC) appointed an ad hoc committee to explore the long discussed possibility of creating a 501c3… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — People around Ohio are lodging complaints about the state’s unemployment compensation filing portal. Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) says an unprecedented influx of people applying for benefits continues to weigh down the system. DeWine says the state will soon be entering into a partnership with the private sector to help run… Read More
WOUB Digital · Super Bowl Gambling Can Prompt Dangerous Addictive Behaviors The Super Bowl is the largest single betting event each year in the United States and the numbers keep growing. Some 26 million people wagered almost $7 billion dollars on last year’s Super bowl, according to the American Gaming Association. That was a… Read More
AL CAPONE: ICON Tuesday, February 9th at 9 pm Was Al Capone the quintessential self-made American man, a ruthless killer or both? His name sparks images of pin-stripe suits and bloody violence, but why do Americans continue to be fascinated by this man? PBS examines Capone’s lasting legacy to determine why. From his early… Read More