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Ohio University Announces Vaccine Mandate For Students And Employees

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University announced that it is implementing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students, faculty and staff at all of its campuses. The deadline to become fully vaccinated, which means both doses for a two-dose vaccine, is Nov. 15. “Public health experts are tracking an increase in cases in Ohio and on… Read More

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The Number Of Children With COVID In Some Major Ohio Pediatric Hospitals Is Increasing

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At least 20 kids are hospitalized at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus and a quarter of them are in the facility’s intensive care unit. Dr. Rustin Morse, the chief medical officer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, says the number of kids being hospitalized continues to grow. “It is concerning to see that the pediatric… Read More

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Backers Of Plan To Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol In Ohio Get OK For Next Step

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A proposal to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol in Ohio has gotten approval from the panel that controls what goes on the statewide ballot. That means the plan’s backers can start what may be a two-step process. The Ohio Ballot Board gave the green light for the marijuana plan’s backers to start gathering… Read More

Over a year after Black Lives Matter protests erupted across the country, many are questioning what progress has been made toward racial equity.

A Year In Review: After Countless Cries For Racial Justice, Where Are We Now?

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KENT, Ohio (WKSU) — Last year, streets throughout the U.S. were full of people protesting racial injustices that have tormented the country for years, demanding real change. Since then, task forces, declarations, criminal charges and acts of solidarity have been the result. Despite the efforts of government officials and protesters, the question, “Has anything changed?”… Read More