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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The Ohio House has scheduled a possible committee vote on a bill that would limit states of emergency issued by the governor and allow legislators to rescind health orders. Supporters of the bill, SB22, say DeWine’s health orders are hurting small businesses and quality of life. They also say the… Read More
The colossal package allocates money for COVID-19 vaccines, schools, small businesses and anti-poverty programs like the child tax credit. Here are the highlights, including what the Senate changed.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Abortion clinics in Ohio sued to block a state law requiring that fetal remains from surgical abortions be cremated or buried. Clinics, through their lawyers at ACLU of Ohio, argue in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court that a lack of rules makes complying with the law “impossible.” Set to take effect… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A 117-year-old building in uptown Athens remains evacuated and the area around it blocked off as a plan is devised to shore up an exterior wall. The building, once home to The Athens News newspaper, was evacuated late Friday afternoon after concerns were raised about structural soundness of the north-facing wall…. Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 50 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after one was added to the total Tuesday. The county has now also had 4,678 total cases of COVID-19 after seven new cases were reported the same day. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the… Read More
You might know her as the host of NPR Music’s web series, Amplify with Lara Downes, or by her work as a concert pianist – through each, Downes’ goal has been to elevate the work of Black artists. Her new project, Rising Sun Music, is something of a combination: Downes will release a mini-album every month, for as… Read More
Mike Redding’s career path wound through Athens and WOUB ATHENS, OH – Nearly 30 years ago, News Center Maine Media News Director Mike Redding did architectural design work in Southern California for celebrities. While to some that may sound like a dream job, for Redding it was a nightmare. “I realized that I hated my… Read More