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Powell warned it will take time to put millions of jobless Americans back to work, while also downplaying inflation threats.
Annual state testing was canceled last year because of the pandemic. Many states want to skip it again, but the Education Department says no.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) said systemic racism in home lending is one of the top priorities for the banking committee he now chairs. He wants to make racial equity a priority for the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. His goal is to look at the… Read More
COLUMUBS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Gov. Mike DeWine said Ohioans who are planning now for spring events – proms, weddings, baseball games – should feel confident things will be better this year compared to 2020. But there’s a big caveat. DeWine said crowds at spring baseball games might be able to go to 30%… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice held an online discussion to promote his proposal to eliminate the state income tax. The Republican governor addressed written questions submitted from the public on the proposal, which he unveiled in his State of the State address earlier this month. But he did little to fill… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The office of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says the governor and first lady Fran DeWine have received the second dose of the coronavirus vaccine. The Republican governor and his wife were eligible because both are older than 70. DeWine has said he would not cut in line for the shots but… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) —Athens County has now had 31 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after one was added to the total Tuesday. The county also has now had 4,562 total cases of COVID-19 after 12 new cases were reported the same day. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the… Read More
‘Making a Living With Hot Steel, An Anvil, and a Hammer’: Speaking With Southeast Ohio Artisan Marc Setzer
WOUB Digital · ‘Making a Living With Hot Steel, An Anvil, and a Hammer’: Southeast Ohio Artisan Marc Setzer Metalsmithing is one of the oldest trades known to man, and highly skilled artisans all over the world still practice the ancient art. Marc Setzer, owner and head blacksmith of Setzer Forge, a custom blacksmithing and farrier… Read More
Katie Meyers graduated from Ohio University in 2010 ATHENS, OH – When Katie Meyers was an Ohio University student volunteering at WOUB Public Media, it was the first time she experienced what it was like to be part of a close-knit team that felt like family. “There was an energy at WOUB that I have… Read More