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President Joe Biden

Biden’s new winter COVID plan will reimburse you for at-home tests

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Updated December 2, 2021 at 2:56 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — President Biden announced Thursday that private health insurance plans will soon reimburse people who buy over-the-counter, at-home rapid tests for the coronavirus — one of a series of steps the White House is planning in order to encourage better detection and prevention of… Read More

Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff

There’s another spike in Ohio’s COVID case numbers

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The most recent COVID case numbers from the Ohio Department of Health show more than 9,000 positive and confirmed cases of the virus. Ohio Health Dept Director Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff said the case numbers from the past couple of days are rising. “These numbers are comparable to what we… Read More

Corduroy

Watch the debut of Corduroy Brown’s video for “Who I Am For Now”

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Earlier this year, Huntington, WV-based musician Alan “Corduroy” Brown gave us “Let Me Know,” a powerful, life-affirming album released only months after Brown had a close encounter with death that forever shifted his perspective on life. Severe complications from COVID-19 left Brown in the ICU early this year on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a last… Read More

Ohio's Ben Vander Plas drives around a defender in the Bobcats' game against Kentucky on November 19, 2021.

Slow start and cold shooting against LSU prove to be too much for Bobcats to overcome

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The Ohio Bobcats had a chance Wednesday night to earn a win over a Power-5 opponent in the LSU Tigers, but a slow start proved to be too much for the Bobcats to overcome as the Bobcats would ultimately fall to the Tigers 66-51. The Tigers commanded this game from the start, jumping out to… Read More

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Hocking College’s WLCI and Blackout Booking will present 10th ‘Benefest’ at The Union Dec. 3 & 4


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Hocking College Music & Recording Industry students from WLCI and Blackout Booking will present the 10th ever Benefest Friday, December 3 and Saturday, December 4 at The Union (18 West Union Street, Athens).  Proceeds from the shows will benefit Stuart’s Opera House Afterschool Program and The Gathering Place. Friday’s line-up includes Sneakthief, Boy Jorts, Water… Read More

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

Voter rights groups file challenge to new Ohio Congressional map

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A coalition of voter rights groups has filed a challenge to the state’s new Congressional district map in the Ohio Supreme Court. The ACLU of Ohio, League of Women Voters, and the A. Philip Randolph Institute filed the lawsuit in the Ohio Supreme Court, along with other individuals named… Read More

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Lawsuit argues Ohio’s police officers aren’t meeting state training requirements

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CLEVELAND (Ideastream) — Mariah Crenshaw has spent years building a case that officers around Ohio are violating state law simply by continuing to serve as officers. It started in 2014. Crenshaw runs the advocacy group Chasing Justice, and she wanted to know how the Cleveland Division of Police collects training documentation for officers who are… Read More

AAMP

The Athens Artists Memorial Project remains dedicated to funding underprivileged Southeast Ohio artists after becoming official 501(c)(3) organization

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WOUB Digital · Doug Brooks and Roman Warmke tell WOUB Culture about AAMP In December 1994 the Athens art community unexpectedly lost musician John Bartlett, also known as Johnny B. In tribute to Bartlett, a number of his friends organized a concert the following spring to raise funds in his name for low income children… Read More