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Limbaugh entertained millions, propelled waves of Republican politicians and rebuked the media establishment as liberal. He also trampled the boundaries of acceptable political discourse.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican lawmakers passed through the Senate the latest legislative action aimed at limiting the emergency powers of Ohio’s governor. A Senate bill introduced last month by lawmakers would establish “checks and balances” on fellow GOP Gov. Mike DeWine’s ability to issue and keep in place executive action during an emergency. The… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s attorney general is warning against price gouging during a state of emergency that took effect on Tuesday due to winter weather. Gov. Jim Justice declared a state of emergency in four western counties where an ice storm caused tens of thousands of power outages and knocked trees onto roads…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A report finds that nearly one of every 10 bills introduced by Ohio lawmakers during the last legislative session were criminal justice-related and at odds with efforts to reduce the state’s prison population. The American Civil Liberties Union Ohio chapter conducted the review, part of an ongoing analysis. The “Statehouse to… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 4,467 total cases of COVID-19 after 15 were reported Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on Feb. 17, 2021. Analysis of ODH data indicates six involved people aged 20-29, five involved people aged 0-19, three involved people aged 40-49 and one involved a… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Up on a hilltop across the river from Ohio University sits The Ridges, one of the most beloved and iconic landmarks in the Athens area. Water is leaking through holes in the roof of three of the most historically significant buildings every time it rains or snows, causing serious damage. The… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — One of the current frustrations with scheduling vaccines in Ohio is that there’s not one centralized place to go to do that. The state now has a website for that but don’t expect to use it anytime soon. Gov. Mike DeWine says the site has been built and is ready… Read More
Athens’ Supernobody has released a brand new album for the new year: Still Life 20/20. WOUB Culture’s current favorite tracks are “Athens,” “Surely Shirley,” “The Ballad of Supernobody,” and “Lost Birds.” Listen to it on Spotify, YouTube, and Bandcamp.
As 2020 turned into 2021, Athens’ Supernobody released a brand new album: Still Life 20/20. WOUB Culture’s personal favorite tracks are “Athens,” “Surely Shirley,” “Been Lost,” and “Ballad of Supernobody”. Still Life 20/20 by Supernobody Listen to it on Spotify, YouTube, or Bandcamp,.