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Ohio University's class gateway at College Green, photographed on May 2, 2019

Ohio University Prepares To Deal With Holdouts As Its Vaccination Deadline Nears

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — As Ohio University draws closer to its COVID-19 vaccination deadline, the number of vaccinated students and employees has steadily increased. But just over six weeks out from Nov. 15, the date by which the university said everyone must be fully vaccinated, about 25 percent of students and employees on the Athens… Read More

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A Plan To Fast-Track Exemptions To COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates Stalls

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The bill, HB435, allows students and employees to opt out of getting the COVID-19 vaccine, even if it’s required at school or work. The measure was voted out of committee Tuesday evening after one hearing and was set for a full House vote on Wednesday. But House Speaker Bob… Read More

Remnants of the COVID-19 Pandemic are seen in Athens, Ohio, on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

30 New COVID-19 Cases Were Reported In Athens County For Sept. 29

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 7,191 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 30 new cases were reported Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the numbers on Sept. 29, 2021. According to ODH data, the cases involved nine people 0-19, six people 30-39, five people 20-29,… Read More

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Betsey Potter Brings Forensic Costuming to Lancaster’s Decorative Arts Center

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WOUB Digital · Betsey Potter Brings Forensic Costuming to Lancaster’s Decorative Arts Center On Saturday, October 2 and on Sunday, October 3, costume professional Betsey Potter will bring her years of experience with vintage clothing and costumes to Lancaster’s Decorative Arts Center of Ohio (145 East Main St.) for two lectures entitled Forensic Costuming with… Read More

A technician from the Findlay College of Pharmacy fills a syringe with a dose of the Pfizer vaccine at a clinic in Reynoldsburg, February 2021.

Vaccine Bill Would Allow COVID Shot Mandates In Ohio, But Would Guarantee Lots Of Exemptions

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) —A bill allowing businesses and schools to require COVID vaccines that’s set for a full vote in the Ohio House also guarantee broad exemptions for employees and students. The measure attempts to address elements of COVID-related bans that have been proposed in other bills. But it has opposition from a major… Read More

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Hocking Hills Music Festival 2021 WOUB Culture Interviews: The Brothers Comatose

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WOUB Digital · Hocking Hills Music Festival 2021 WOUB Culture Interviews: The Brothers Comatose The Brothers Comatose is an Americana act hailing from San Francisco and slated to perform at the upcoming Hocking Hills Music Festival. The band was formed by brothers Alex and Ben Morrison, and WOUB Culture spoke to Ben about his first… Read More

Portrait of film and Broadway actor Rita Moreno as she puts on makeup in the mirror, Hollywood, 1954.

The Trailblazing Life of “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It” on AMERICAN MASTERS – October 5 at 9 pm


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American Masters Presents Exclusive U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It October 5 on PBS in Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month Features new interviews with Moreno, Norman Lear, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hector Elizondo, Gloria Estefan, Morgan Freeman, Whoopi Goldberg, Eva Longoria, Justina Machado, Terrence McNally and others  … Read More