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It will be the second consecutive year the agency has given taxpayers more time to filed their returns because of the coronavirus pandemic.
https://ohio.streamguys1.com/TheKindnessPodcast/mp3/141GenevievePiturro.mp3 Genevieve Piturro was a successful television marketing executive in New York City for twenty years when a little girl’s question (“What are pajamas?”) changed the course of her life forever. Genevieve jumped off the corporate ladder and began delivering pajamas and books to children in shelters. In 2001, she founded Pajama Program (https://pajamaprogram.org), which… Read More
WASHIGNTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — As the U.S. continues its battle against COVID-19, it is also battling a rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans. A recent report found that hate crimes against Asian Americans in major U.S. cities surged by nearly 150 percent in 2020 —even as the number of overall hate crimes fell. NewsHour’s… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A shooting spree in Georgia left eight people dead, most of whom are of Asian descent. Leaders in Ohio say this is just the latest example of the uptick in violent acts occurring against Asian American and Pacific Islanders since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and legislators say they… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 4,728 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after seven were reported for Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on March 17, 2021. Analysis of ODH data indicates four involved people aged 20-29, one involved a person aged 40-49, one… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — For years, West Virginia has had the nation’s highest rate of opioid drug addictions and drug overdose deaths. Now the state is wrestling with another, not entirely unrelated health emergency: one of the nation’s highest spikes in HIV cases related to intravenous drug use. The surge, clustered primarily around the capital… Read More
American Masters Examines the Life and Career of Author Flannery O’Connor in New Documentary, Premiering March 23 on PBS for Women’s History Month Features new interviews with Mary Karr, Hilton Als, Alice Walker, Tobias Wolff, Tommy Lee Jones and Alice McDermott; Mary Steenburgen is the voice of O’Connor The first feature-length documentary with… Read More