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House OKs Bill To Direct $210M For Ohio Broadband Expansion

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Legislation to help expand high-speed internet access in underserved and rural areas of Ohio is getting bipartisan support and fast-tracked consideration at the Statehouse as the coronavirus pandemic increases pressure to address that digital divide. A measure to direct $210 million toward increasing broadband access passed the House on Thursday with… Read More

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After a Generation, Is There Finally a Fix for School Funding?

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KENT, Ohio (WKSU) — In laying out his proposed budget this month, Gov. Mike DeWine specifically said that the state legislature should do the heavy lifting when it comes to school funding. The state Supreme Court has been saying the same thing — for over 20 years. Our education series, “Learning Curve,” examines a $2 billion… Read More

Gov. Mike DeWine holds a coronavirus press conference on September 15, 2020.

Ohio Top Doc: Too Early To Claim COVID Victory; Vaccine Rollout Continues

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCPN) — Ohio’s current COVID-19 hospitalizations and average new case numbers continued a downward slide on Thursday as more people receive vaccinations against the coronavirus. Still, the virus remains widespread throughout the state, with all but four of Ohio’s 88 counties at the second highest alert level for viral spread. Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff,… Read More

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Do These Critters Deserve a Bad Reputation? NATURE: “The Mighty Weasel” Wednesday, February 24 at 8


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Nature: The Mighty Weasel Wednesday, February 24 at 8 p.m. on WOUB, pbs.org/nature and the PBS Video app   Discover the truth about the infamous weasel family, often portrayed as villains and associated with unsavory behavior. We “badger” people, “ferret” out the enemy and “weasel” out of things. Do these critters deserve their bad reputation?… Read More