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Remote workers are being paid to relocate, says Evan Hock


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https://ohio.streamguys1.com/JazzedAboutWork/mp3/119EthanHock.mp3 The pandemic has accelerated an already budding trend: the expansion of remote work. And some professionals who can work from anywhere are opting to move to communities that offer lower costs, more space or different lifestyles. In this show, Evan Hock, COO of MakeMyMove, explains how towns with declining populations are willing to pay… Read More

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The unofficial 2021 General Election results for Coshocton County

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COSHOCTON  COUNTY, Ohio (WOUB) – Unofficial election results are in for Coshocton, with 7,328 ballots cast and 33% voter turnout. In the city of Coshocton, Thomas A. Barcroft, Michelle Turner Ganz and Glenn Mishler defeated Robert P. Leist and Rick Williamson to take the City’s three available at-large council seats. The contested township trustee races… Read More

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The unofficial 2021 General Election results for Lawrence County

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LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ohio (WOUB) –  The unofficial results for Lawrence County are in for contested races and levies. Voter turnout in the county was 21% with 8,976 ballots cast. The race for Ironton City Council featured six candidates vying for four seats. The winners were Craig Harvey with 1,076 votes, Chris Perry with 997 votes,… Read More

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The unofficial 2021 General Election results for Scioto County

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Election results are in for Scioto County, with 21.8% of registered voters casting 9,885 ballots on Tuesday. The lone contested council race in the county was in Portsmouth, with Andy Cole defeating Gary Jenkins for the available third ward council seat.  The races for township trustee in the county were far more competitive, with races… Read More

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The unofficial 2021 General Election results for Ross County

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ROSS COUNTY, Ohio (WOUB) — Here are the results for contested races in Ross County, where 12,549 voters cast their ballots. In the race for president of Chillicothe City Council, Republican Joe Gieringer won with 2,157 votes. Also in Chillicothe, Republican Jeremy M. Siberell won the race for city treasurer with 2,533 votes. Three seats… Read More

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COVID vaccines for kids ages 5 to 11 are available in Ohio now

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The federal government gave the green light to vaccinate kids 5 to 11-year-old with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines last night. And less than 24 hours later, Ohio kids can get those vaccines. Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff said the doses specially formulated for kids are being distributed… Read More

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The unofficial 2021 General Election results for Vinton County

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VINTON COUNTY, Ohio (WOUB) — The contested races in Vinton County have been decided, with 29.79% turnout of eligible voters. Cindy L. Strausbaugh (1,560), Laura Ann Martin (1,190) and Scarlet Newton (858) secured three open seats on the Vinton County Board of Education.  In the township of Brown, Daniel Sheets (42 votes) and Floyd Largent… Read More

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The unofficial 2021 General Election results for Muskingum County

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MUSKINGUM COUNTY, Ohio (WOUB) —  The contested races for Muskingum County have been decided, with only 22.18% of registered voters casting their votes.  There were three winners for Zanesville City Council at large: Ann Gildow with 1,340 votes, Rob Sharrer with 1,192 votes and Joey Pennybaker Osborn with 1,155 votes.  There were four winners for… Read More

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15 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Athens County for Nov. 3

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 7,919 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 15 new cases were reported Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the cases on Nov. 3, 2021. According to ODH data, the cases involved four people 0-19, three people 20-29, two people 40-49, two… Read More

The unofficial 2021 General Election results for Meigs County

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MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WOUB) — Here are unofficial results for contested races in Meigs County. Voter turnout was 22.95% with 3,428 ballots cast.  Justin Hill, with 69 votes, and Keith H. White, with 57 votes, took the two trustee seats in Letart Township. The two candidates in Orange Township who won the trustee seats were… Read More

The unofficial 2021 General Election results for Harrison County

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HARRISON COUNTY, Ohio (WOUB) —  The contested races for Harrison County have been decided. The unofficial results in the primary ended with only 23.54% of registered voters in Harrison County casting their votes.  There are four winners for Jewett Village Council: Joshua Walters received 112 votes, Paul Prevot Jr. received 105 votes, Tammy M. Verhovec… Read More

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A huge leak reveals hidden assets and deals of the wealthy and powerful in “The Pandora Papers” on Frontline – Nov. 9 at 10 pm


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FRONTLINE Announces the “Pandora Papers,” a New Investigation with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists   The award-winning PBS investigative documentary series FRONTLINE will air a new investigation with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) examining the global entanglement of political power and secretive offshore finance, and how U.S. trusts are sheltering millions in… Read More

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The unofficial 2021 General Election results for Washington County

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WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ohio (WOUB) — The unofficial election results for Washington County with all 50 precincts reporting with 29.33% of registered voters voting. One city council race in the county was contested. Incumbent David Ferguson and new member John Ruth were elected to Belpre City Council.  The village of New Matamoras had nine candidates run… Read More

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The unofficial 2021 General Election results for Guernsey County

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GUERNSEY COUNTY, Ohio (WOUB) — The unofficial results for Tuesday’s election are in for Guernsey County.  Seven candidates ran for the Byesville Village Council. Jay Valentine, Health A. Dawson, Pat Sullivan and Marj Warner each received enough votes to earn the four opens seats.  For Pleasant City Village Council, seven candidates ran for four open… Read More

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The unofficial 2021 General Election results for Monroe County


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MONROE COUNTY, Ohio (WOUB)– Unofficial results for Tuesday’s election in Monroe County are in. With all 20 precincts reporting, 31.98% of registered voters turned out on Tuesday. The county’s contested races include those for Township Trustee in Adams Township, Benton Township, Bethel Township, Center Township, Franklin Township, Jackson Township, Lee Township, Malaga Township, Ohio Township,… Read More

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The unofficial 2021 General Election results for Noble County

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NOBLE COUNTY, Ohio (WOUB) — Noble County results for Tuesday’s election are in, with 34.2% of registered voters turning out. In total, 2,748 ballots were cast out of 8,035 registered voters. The county’s contested races include those for Caldwell Village Council, along with trustee races in Center Township, Elk Township, Jackson Township, Jefferson Township, Noble… Read More