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The Oscar-, Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actor began acting in films in the 1950s. He said he felt like he was “starting over” in acting every decade — “you never stop learning how to act,” he said.
Congressional committees now move to the to the next stage of finalizing the details of President Biden’s $1.9 trillion bill. Democrats are using process that could approve it with a party-line vote.
Raising the federal minimum wage to $15 remains a priority of President Biden and Democrats after the Senate approved an amendment prohibiting a wage increase during the pandemic.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens City Council President Christine Knisely received a tax form in the mail two weeks ago and at first didn’t think anything of it. It is tax season, after all. “I went, oh, stuff for the taxes, you know, and I was ready to chuck it away in a file,” she… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State data shows a significant drop in Ohio’s public school enrollment last fall amid the pandemic as widespread use of remote learning led some families to consider other options and some students disappeared from schooling altogether. The Ohio Department of Education says enrollment for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade decreased by about… Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio Republican linked closely to Donald Trump has stepped down as the party’s chair, a signal of her interest in running for the U.S. Senate seat being left by the GOP’s Rob Portman. With Trump’s backing, Jane Timken took over the party leadership from a state chair allied with former Gov…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A magistrate judge has set bond at $3 million for a white former Ohio police officer charged with murder in the December shooting death of Andre Hill. Franklin County Magistrate Elizabeta Saken set the high bond Friday after the attorney for ex-officer Adam Coy unsuccessfully argued for bond between $25,000 and… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — There’s another plea deal in the federal corruption case involving Republican former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford), the former chair of the Ohio Republican Party and a utility widely believed to be FirstEnergy. That case has been called the largest bribery scandal in state history. The dark money… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 4,189 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 20 were reported Friday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on Feb. 5, 2021. Analysis of ODH data indicates 14 involved people aged 20-29, four involved people aged 0-19 and two… Read More
WOUB Digital · The Chivalrous Crickets Mix Diverse Influences For Fresh Take on Traditional Sounds The members of The Chivalrous Crickets hail from wildly diverse musical backgrounds that make for a fresh interpretation of what it means to utilize traditional, Celtic, Appalachian, folk, Baroque, and even Renaissance sounds in an entirely contemporary way. On a… Read More