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JACKSON, Ohio (OVR) — When Nicole Riegel left her hometown of Jackson, Ohio, at the age of 18, she couldn’t wait to be gone. Last year, Riegel returned to Jackson with a film crew in tow. The town was tapped for a starring role in the new movie “Holler,” which she both wrote and directed…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio has settled a lawsuit filed just three months ago with a pharmacy benefits manager it accused of using subcontractors to overcharge Ohio’s Medicaid program. Attorney General Dave Yost said Centene initiated the talks that led to the $88.3 million settlement. “We didn’t seek out a settlement. Centene initiated the… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County remained at 5,233 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after no new cases were reported for Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the news on June 14, 2021. There are 20 known active cases in the county as of Monday and… Read More
Cities are leaving rural areas behind in the race to vaccinate against COVID-19, but some states’ suburbs are struggling, too. To close the gap experts say, outreach needs to be hyperlocal.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — From rolling hills, to pawpaws, to bricks, to “ditch lilies,” there are a lot of symbols that students think of when they think of Athens County. These ideas, and the communities they represent, will be intertwined in a mural created by local students and teachers. Students’ ideas about their communities are at… Read More
Memories of taking part in the summer programming at your public library are of a potent variety. That icy cold air conditioning washing over you as you sit fully enveloped in a story unfolding on the pages of a book – the only sound being the comforting hush of the library, occasionally punctuated by someone’s… Read More
Us Tom Hollander and Saskia Reeves star in an adaptation of David Nicholls’ bestselling novel on MASTERPIECE Sundays, June 20 and 27 on PBS Paris, Venice and Barcelona are on the itinerary when a married couple on the verge of breakup take a European vacation with their rebellious teenage son. Tom Hollander (Baptiste) and… Read More