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President Biden is doubling his original COVID-19 vaccination goal to 200 million shots in arms by his 100th day in office.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSKU) — Ohio expects to receive more than half a million doses of COVID-19 vaccine next week, “by far the highest amount that we have received,” Gov. Mike DeWine said in a briefing Thursday. He and Ohio Department of Health Medical Director Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff emphasized the need to vaccinate as many people… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The death of 20-year-old Stone Foltz, a Bowling Green State University sophomore who died this month after an alleged fraternity hazing incident, has renewed calls for change at the state and federal level. Kathleen Wiant’s son, Collin, died at an Ohio University off-campus fraternity house in 2018. “For the last weeks of Collin’s… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 4,779 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 10 were reported Thursday. The county also remained at a Level 3 on the Public Health Advisory System. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on March 25, 2021. Analysis of ODH data… Read More
There’s no link between Covid-19 vaccines and death. But a new NPR analysis finds stories implying a link have gone viral this year at a dramatic rate.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has vetoed a measure that would allow limited use of scholarship tax credits for private school tuition. He calls it an unconstitutional attack on public education. Public education advocates denounced the proposal leading up to the veto Wednesday. But the embattled bill could still become law if… Read More
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana and a dozen other states are suing the Biden administration to end a suspension of oil and gas leasing on federal lands and waters. Louisiana’s Republican Attorney General, Jeff Landry, announced the federal lawsuit Wednesday. The suit also seeks a court order that the government go ahead with two offshore… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed the lawsuit of a West Virginia teacher who was fired for her social media posts. Former Huntington High School teacher Mary Durstein made a series of posts in 2017 that ridiculed Black people, Muslims and former President Barack Obama. The Herald-Dispatch reports that she challenged an… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohioans have more time to get their state taxes done this year with the deadline for filing and paying delayed. April 15th is no longer the deadline. The Ohio Department of Taxation moved the tax filing and payment deadline to May 17th to provide relief to people affected by… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A federal judge has dismissed Republican Attorney General Dave Yost’s lawsuit against the Biden administration to force the results of last year’s Census to be released by the end of this month. Ohio hoped to start drawing new legislative and Congressional maps soon, for the first time under a process… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The Ohio House and Ohio Senate have voted to override Gov. Mike DeWine’s veto of Senate Bill 22. The move can enact a law that weakens the authority of a governor’s orders and emergencies. Throughout the past year, Republican leadership in the House and Senate clashed with DeWine over… Read More
Wednesday, March 31 at 7:15 p.m. ATHENS, OH – Kirstie Zontini Taylor used every opportunity WOUB and Ohio University offered to make her dreams come true. Zontini was a broadcast major with a meteorology specialization at Ohio University and graduated in 2011. She is the morning meteorologist at WHIO in Dayton, Ohio, the number one… Read More
NOVA: Mystery Beneath the Ice Wednesday, March 31 at 10:00 pm They’re so tiny you might not notice them if you weren’t looking for them. But these delicate, transparent, shrimp-like creatures are crucial to the Antarctic ecosystem and, maybe, to the future of all our oceans. The population of krill has crashed since the… Read More