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A year after the first major coronavirus relief packaged passed, the Justice Department has charged defendants over exploiting loan and unemployment programs, as well as frauds targeting consumers.
Doctors hired by coal companies in black lung cases are far less likely to diagnose the disease in X-rays than are independent doctors or those who are hired by coal miners, a new study has concluded, pointing to conflicts of interest in the system that sick miners use to receive assistance. The doctors who worked… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 4,788 total cases of COVID-19 after 10 new cases were reported Friday and one previously confirmed case was removed. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on March 26, 2021. According to an analysis of ODH data, five involved people aged 20-29, two involved people… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio high school seniors stressed out about graduation can rest a little easier. High schools do not have to give the American history standardized test this year. And they will have other options to graduate seniors who do not pass the standardized tests required for other subjects. This was made possible… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — There have been more than 6,900 COVID deaths in Ohio nursing homes – 38% of all the deaths in the state. Now Gov. Mike DeWine made public a list of nursing homes and assisted living facilities that have not asked for the vaccine or said their staff and residents… Read More
WOUB Digital · A Life Far Beyond the Scale of ‘Normal’: Dr. Bob DeMott on Hemingway’s Legacy Dr. Bob DeMott said that throughout his 40-plus years teaching at Ohio University, there wasn’t a year that went by that he didn’t teach something by legendary American novelist Ernest Hemingway. “Hemingway’s work casts an enormous shadow, there’s… Read More