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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — To discuss the ambitions of the climate summit and the very real challenges to President Joe Biden’s plans, we’re joined by Michael Mann, a climate scientist and professor of atmospheric sciences at Penn State University. He’s the author of, “The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet.” This… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio is now making COVID-19 test positivity data available on the county level with state health officials saying this will help give a clearer picture on the potential spread of the virus in specific communities. Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff, Ohio Department of Health chief medical officer, said the state will… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) —Athens County has now had 57 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after one was added to the total Friday. The county also has now had 5,111 total cases of COVID-19 after 13 new cases were reported the same day. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the… Read More
In an evenly divided Senate, the moderate Democrat is key to passing President Biden’s massive infrastructure and jobs proposal. Now he’s facing pressure from unions back home to support the measure.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — After five weeks of climbing, Ohio’s case ratio per 100,000 residents is declining from the previous week’s tally. This is the metric Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) is using to determine if health restrictions can be lifted. On April 15, Ohio’s two-week average of cases per 100,000 people reached 200 cases. Now that… Read More
National Public Radio Icon Diane Rehm has been a vocal advocate for the Right to Die movement since the 2014 passing of her husband of 55 years, John Rehm. Suffering from the debilitating effects of Parkinson’s Disease, John made the decision to quit eating and drinking as a way to end his life. Ever since,… Read More