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The end of an Ethernet cable

A cooperative effort to bridge the digital divide with low-cost WiFi

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — A new community-owned internet cooperative is helping to bridge the digital divide for underserved New Yorkers by providing low cost wifi systems. The People’s Choice cooperative has five hubs in the Bronx and may expand to more New York housing complexes soon. NewsHour’s Laura Fong reports as part of their ongoing… Read More

The flag of Ohio

Ohio reports more deaths than births as experts cite pandemic

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — For the first time in state history, Ohio recorded more deaths than births last year, a development experts say was expedited by COVID-19. The Columbus Dispatch reported Monday that roughly 143,000 Ohioans died last year while about 129,000 were born. That’s according to data from the Ohio Department of Health. So… Read More

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Four COVID-related deaths have been reported in Athens County, along with 12 new cases for Oct. 26

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 83 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after four were added to the total Tuesday. The county also has now had 7,807 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 12 new cases were reported for the same day…. Read More

A 'Help Wanted' sign is posted beside Coronavirus safety guidelines in front of a restaurant in Los Angeles, California on May 28, 2021.

How employers can win workers back (and keep them) after the ‘Great Resignation’

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (NPR) — In the wee hours of a Saturday morning this past June, Mary Waters pulled into a grocery store parking lot in St. Louis. It was where she had been working for more than a year, stocking the freezer section. “I sat in the parking lot, and I tried to will… Read More

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Luke Frazier

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Founded by Maestro Luke Frazier in 2015, the American Pops Orchestra is dedicated to bringing the highest quality art to the most diverse and broad audiences. On Friday, October 29, WOUB-TV will broadcast new episodes of “One Voice: The Songs We Share” featuring Frazier and the American Pops Orchestra, kicking off with an episode celebrating… Read More