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The OUtlet – November 4, 2021

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WOUB Digital · The OUtlet – November 4, 2021 This week on The OUtlet, reporter Olivia Roman takes a look into award-winning Passion Works Studios, an art studio in Athens that serves as an open and accessible space for artists with disabilities. WOUB’s reporters went out in full for election night, covering the election process… Read More

Coronavirus

9 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Athens County for Nov. 4

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 7,928 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after nine new cases were reported Thursday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the cases on Nov. 4, 2021. According to ODH data, the cases involved two people 20-29, two people 40-49,  two people 50-59, one… Read More

Athens County Courthouse

Husband and wife from The Plains indicted on multiple charges related to child pornography

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A man arrested last week in connection with child pornography has been indicted on nine counts of rape involving a 9-year-old girl. Jonathon “Jonny” Pryor of The Plains, who is 26, also faces 17 other felony charges related to the creation of child pornography. Pryor’s wife, Jessica, also 26, was also… Read More

A man approaches a van from a COVID-19 vaccine mobile clinic hosted by McDonald's and the California Department of the Public Health in September in Los Angeles.

Biden’s vaccine rules for 100 million workers are here. These are the details

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — In early September, President Biden announced he was taking steps to get more Americans vaccinated and turn the tide on COVID-19. On Thursday, the administration rolled out two of those steps — two different vaccine rules covering more than 100 million workers. Here are the details: Deadline is Jan. 4: The… Read More

Sen. Rob McColley (R-Napoleon) presents a new Congressional district map, drawn by the Senate Republican Caucus.

Ohio GOP lawmakers unveil Congressional map proposals

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — State Republican lawmakers are introducing two proposals, one from the House and one from the Senate, for new Congressional district maps. The roll-out comes with confusion over how exactly the maps break down, with voter rights groups arguing a lack of transparency in the process. The maps were presented… Read More

Studio B

The Athens Asian American Alliance speaks on their mission and public history initiative

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WOUB Digital · Conversations From Studio B: Athens Asian American Alliance In this installment of Conversations From Studio B, WOUB’s Emily Votaw speaks with Athens Asian American Alliance Board Members Fan Jiang, Yi-Ting Wang, Noriko Kantake, and Galia Williams as well as Angela Hall, an instructor at Athens Middle School and the advisor of the Athens… Read More

The Hindenburg at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in 1936.

A fresh look at the explosion reveals what led to the disaster in “Hindenburg’s Fatal Flaws” on Secrets of the Dead – Nov. 10 at 10 pm


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Secrets of the Dead: Hindenburg’s Fatal Flaws Premieres Wednesday, November 10 at 10 p.m. on PBS    In 1937, the Hindenburg airship exploded into flames upon landing and 36 people were killed in the horrifying crash, shocking the world and sealing the fate of airship travel forever. For decades, the exact cause of the Hindenburg’s crash… Read More