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WOUB Digital · The OUtlet: Season 12, Episode 4
New guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can gather indoors in some circumstances but should keep wearing masks in public.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCPN) — Coronavirus vaccinations will expand to include Ohio residents over 50 years of age, those with Type 2 diabetes and those with end-stage renal disease starting Thursday, Gov. Mike DeWine announced Monday. The expansion comes after conversations with county health departments, DeWine said. Counties have worked with community strongholds like churches to… Read More
TOLU, Ky. (OVR) — As Barkley Hughes and I rumbled around in his red utility vehicle last month, memories slowly unwound about his western Kentucky hometown. Tolu, a historic Ohio River-bound community of less than a hundred, only makes up a few blocks before opening up into rolling farmland. Hughes openly admits it’s not near… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 4,671 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after seven were reported Monday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on March 8, 2021. Analysis of ODH data indicates two involved people aged 0-19, two involved people aged 50-59, one involved a… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Gov. Mike DeWine said he’ll lift the mask mandates and other health orders when Ohio’s coronavirus cases drop to 50 cases per 100,000 Ohioans over a two-week period. But why was that metric chosen and how is it being determined? The Chief Medical Officer for the Ohio Department of… Read More
Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling for bipartisan support for the upcoming House vote on the Senate-amended legislation. Such support is unlikely, as Republicans are fiercely opposed to the package.
WOUB Digital · Decorative Arts Center of Ohio Features Virtual Russian Fashion Tour As a part of their current exhibition Russian Decorative Arts From the Tsars to the USSR, the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio has provided a virtual Russian Fashion Tour featuring Gayle Strege, the Curator of the Historic Costume and Textiles Collection at… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Entering the weekend, it was almost two years since Ohio picked up a series sweep. The last time the Bobcats swept a series was April 19-21, 2019, at Eastern Michigan, which was a three-game sweep. After a blowout win on Friday and two wins in the doubleheader on Saturday, the Bobcats… Read More