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Gov. Mike DeWine

Ohio Residents 50 And Up Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine Starting March 11

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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

The view looking down Kentucky Route 135, going through Tolu, Kentucky.

As Lawmakers Prioritize Broadband, Rural Communities Wonder When It Will Reach Them

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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

Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff, Ohio Department of Health

The Whys And Hows Behind The Metrics For Lifting Health Orders

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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

Ohio's Braxton Kelly (21) hurled four scoreless innings on Sunday, March 7 in Ohio's 3-2 win over Milwaukee. (Photo: Nick Viland/WOUB).

Ohio Baseball: Strong Pitching Leads Ohio to Series Sweep over Milwaukee

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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