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Ohio University's Cutler Hall on the first day of the semester.

Ohio University Eliminates COVID-19 Testing Requirement For Fully Vaccinated People

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Fully vaccinated students, faculty and staff no longer have to participate in the mandatory COVID-19 testing program as Ohio University continues to relax its coronavirus protocols. Dr. Gillian Ice, the head of OU’s coronavirus response, made the announcement in a statement Tuesday. The statement comes exactly a week after the university… Read More

One of three students receives a Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine during Gov. Dewines visit Monday, April 12.

State Issues Urgent Appeal To Prevent Johnson & Johnson Vaccines From Expiring

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — There are 200,000 doses of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine in Ohio that will expire later this month. Gov. Mike DeWine has issued an urgent communication to vaccine providers to ask them to distribute as many doses as possible as quickly as possible. If you have been wanting the… Read More

North Fork resident Shayna Plank, age 11, leads a protest chant in Morehead, KY.

Evictions At A Kentucky Trailer Park Highlight Ohio Valley’s Lack Of Affordable Housing

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MURRAY, Ky. (OVR) — Jimmy McRoberts knew the North Fork Mobile Home Park was teeming with animals. Some residents, like local grandmother Penny Gozzard, had two or three beloved cats they kept a close eye on; others let their pets roam around and mingle with the neighborhood kids who played around their families’ trailers. So… Read More