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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro provides keynote remarks at a commemorative event in Hawaii on the 80th anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor.
The bipartisan infrastructure bill that became law last month has billions of dollars in it for roads, bridges, airports and transit systems in the Ohio Valley. The law also addresses some of the region’s other pressing needs. The $1 trillion infrastructure law has the potential to deliver big improvements to Appalachia. It will help reclaim… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 98 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after one was added to the total Tuesday. The county also has now had 8,449 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 21 new cases were added the same day…. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — For the first time in nearly two months, the United States is averaging more than 100,000 new coronavirus cases daily. Roughly one-third of states have also now detected the new omicron variant. NewsHour’s John Yang reports.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — It’s Dr. Francis Collins’ last few weeks as director of the National Institutes of Health after 12 years, serving under three presidents. Collins made his name doing the kind of biomedical research NIH is famous for, especially running The Human Genome Project, which fully sequenced the human genetic code. The focus… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) said the G.R.O.W. Act — Graduating and Retaining Ohio’s Workforce — is a multi-pronged approach to ramp up the state’s population. Cross said the state needs to work on policies that bring more people to Ohio and keeps them in the state. The concern is partially… Read More
Ben Davis Jr. highlights Aaron Lee Tasjan, Todd Snider, Mike and the Moonpies, plus more in his Suggested Listening ’21
It’s that time of year again! WOUB Culture has reached out to a variety of folks involved in various capacities with the music and arts throughout WOUB’s diverse coverage region to inquire: “what have you been listening to this year, my friend?” Find their answers on WOUB Culture all throughout the month of December. Ben… Read More
The King airs on Independent Lens – Monday, December 13 at 10 pm on WOUB Climb into Elvis’s 1963 Rolls-Royce for a Musical Road Trip and Timely Meditation on Modern America Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, two-time Sundance Grand Jury winner Eugene Jarecki takes the King’s 1963 Rolls-Royce on a musical… Read More
Mike Hammer graduated from Ohio University in 1978 ATHENS, OH – Mike Hammer’s career has included flying on Air Force One multiple times with three different presidents. It’s a career that he credits to the strong foundation he got working as a student at WOUB Public Media while in college. “I had a chance to… Read More