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Rep Thomas West and other supporters of the bill

New Bill Aims To Stop Fake 911 Calls

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Some Ohio lawmakers introduced a new bill aimed at cutting down on fake 911 calls. Democratic State Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) said people are calling police on African American Ohioans while they are doing things as simple as sitting in parked cars or making phone calls. West, an African… Read More

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WATCH: Raising Children For A Second Time, ‘Grandfamilies’ Struggle During The Pandemic

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — More and more older adults are raising kids for the second time around because of illness, incarceration, addiction, or any number of reasons. And since the start of the pandemic, almost 40 percent of “grandfamilies” say they struggle to pay for housing, and a third have trouble accessing food. Stephanie Sy… Read More

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

More Unemployment Claims Flagged For Possible Fraud, Slowing Down Benefits

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Filings for unemployment benefits had been slowly ticking up in January. But the last two weeks of reported numbers show an explosion of claims. And the state’s job and family services agency is now flagging tens of thousands of claims filed in those last two weeks. Around 50,000 jobless claims… Read More

A woman holds up a sign during q protest, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in Cleveland.

Lawmakers Revive Bills To Fight Racism, Honor Juneteenth

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Racism would be declared a public health crisis in Ohio and the day celebrating the official end of slavery would become a paid state holiday under racial justice measures reintroduced Tuesday. The measures were originally introduced in the wake of the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which sparked nationwide protests… Read More

In this image taken from video footage released in a criminal complaint by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Alexander Sheppard, center, joins other rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.

Tally Of Ohio Residents Charged In Capitol Breach Up To 10

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio men have become the latest people to be charged in connection to the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S Capitol after being identified by family and acquaintances to the FBI, according to U.S. District Court documents. Thirty-nine-year-old Derek Jancart and 21-year-old Alexander Sheppard join the eight other Ohioans… Read More

A banner over Court St. in Athens urges people to wear masks.

Athens County Confirms 11 New COVID-19 Cases For Feb. 24

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 4,573 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 11 were reported Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on Feb. 24, 2021. Analysis of ODH data indicates four involved people aged 20-29, four involved people aged 40-49 and three involved… Read More

Ohio Men's Basketball Ben Vander Plas

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Bobcats Defy Expectations in Resounding Victory Over Akron

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — It was safe to say that the odds were stacked against the Ohio men’s basketball team when they took the court Tuesday afternoon, but they rose to the challenge in what was arguably their best performance of the season. After recording their fourth straight win against Central Michigan, the coronavirus spread… Read More

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Sissy Goff, Director of Child and Adolescent Counseling at Daystar Counseling Ministries


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https://ohio.streamguys1.com/TheKindnessPodcast/mp3/138SissyGoffin.mp3 Sissy Goff, M.Ed., LPC-MHSP is the Director of Child and Adolescent Counseling at Daystar Counseling Ministries in Nashville, Tennessee, where she works alongside her counseling assistant/pet therapist, Lucy the Havanese. Since 1993, she has been helping girls and their parents find confidence in who they are and hope in who God is making them… Read More

The Black Church

Coshocton Public Library and WOUB Public Media Host “The Black Church” Event


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Screening and panel discussion was held on February 22 ATHENS, OH – Panel discussions don’t normally end with one of the panelists singing Amazing Grace, but that’s exactly what happened after a screening of the PBS program The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song hosted by the Coshocton Public Library in… Read More