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Lobbyist Neil Clark, Defendant In Ohio Nuclear Bailout Case, Found Dead At 67

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Neil Clark, a longtime lobbyist at the Ohio Statehouse who has been charged in a federal bribery investigation, was found dead in Florida on Monday. The Naples, Florida medical examiner says they are conducting an autopsy on Neil Clark, 67, following a sheriff’s office report of a man found dead with… Read More

A pharmacist labels syringes in a clean room where doses of COVID-19 vaccines will be handled, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, at Mount Sinai Queens hospital in New York.

All Ohioans 16 Years And Up Eligible For COVID Shots Starting March 29

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WCPN) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced all Ohioans will qualify for the vaccines by the end of the month, during a news briefing at the state’s first mass COVID-19 vaccination site at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Citing increasing vaccine supply from the federal government, as well as more mass clinics opening… Read More

Ohio University's campus on March 10, 2020

Ohio University Ending Employee Furloughs Early Thanks To Budget Boost

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University expects to end the fiscal year with a balanced budget or even a surplus, a dramatic shift from previous projections. As a result, the university will end the mandatory employee furloughs early and may even refund some of the lost earnings. “We’re hopeful this decision on the furlough will… Read More

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Bill L’Heureux Explains Why Baseball is Still America’s Favorite Pastime

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WOUB Digital · Southern Ohio Copperheads: Bill L’Heureux Deciding to cancel the 2021 season for the Southern Ohio Copperheads, Athens’ summer collegiate baseball team, was a difficult one for President and Chairman of the team, Bill L’Heureux. “We decided to cancel, even though some planning had gone in place. It wasn’t made lightly, but it’s… Read More

MIT researcher Joy Buolamwini in Coded Bias

Threats to Civil Liberties on INDEPENDENT LENS “Coded Bias” – March 22 at 10:00 pm


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CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED CODED BIAS TO PREMIERE ON PBS AND THE PBS VIDEO APP ON MARCH 22, 2021 Documentary Explores Racial Prejudices That Exist In Facial Recognition Algorithms, and the Threat Artificial Intelligence Poses to Civil Liberties   In an increasingly data-driven, automated world, the question of how to protect individuals’ civil liberties in the face… Read More