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In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, violent rioters supporting President Donald Trump, storm the Capitol in Washington.

One year later, Ohio arrests tied to Jan. 6 remain mostly unresolved

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CLEVELAND (ideastream) — One year after the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol, 35 people allegedly involved in the riot have been arrested in Ohio so far. A total of more than 700 people have been charged for their role in the violent protest and breaching of building while Congress was certifying the results… Read More

Newly installed surveillance cameras are positioned near the U.S. Capitol

A year after the Capitol riot, work remains to prevent another attack

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) –– The Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol led to a transformation of security for the citadel of democracy and members of Congress. One year later, a new team of Capitol security leaders is in place, and a series of congressional committees is still investigating what went wrong that day. But… Read More

Coronavirus

91 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Athens County for Jan. 6

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 9,476 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 91 additional cases were reported Thursday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed numbers on Jan. 6, 2022. According to ODH data, the cases involved 28 people 20-29, 23 people 0-19, 15 people 30-39, eight people… Read More

A view of a Grammy statue during a performance at the Chicago Chapter 60th Anniversary Concert at Millennium Park on Sept. 16, 2021 in Chicago.

The Grammys are postponed and Sundance is moved online because of omicron surge

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — It’s official. The 64th annual Grammy Awards are postponed and the Sundance Film Festival has been moved online. A joint statement on Wednesday by the Recording Academy and CBS blamed the Grammy rescheduling on the omicron variant. “The health and safety of those in our music community, the live audience, and… Read More

Cincinnati Bengals' Joe Burrow throws a pass during an NFL football practice

AFC North champ Bengals will rest Burrow in regular season finale

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CINCINNATI (AP) — The AFC North champion Cincinnati Bengals won’t play quarterback Joe Burrow this week to make sure he is healthy for the first round of the playoffs. Burrow is nursing aches and pains, including his right knee and sore pinky finger but said he could have played Sunday at Cleveland had it been… Read More

A "No COVID tests" sign on front doors of Powell, Ohio library

The current COVID wave is affecting nearly everything in Ohio right now

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Much of the attention in recent days has been focused on Ohio’s hospitals that have been overwhelmed because of COVID patients. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine recently called in more than 2,000 Ohio National Guard members to help in those facilities. But it’s not just Ohio hospitals that are struggling… Read More

College Classroom

Ohio schools group says bill to require all curriculum to be posted online could be a problem

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio’s schools would be required to post curriculum, lesson plans, reading lists and other material on their websites for anyone to access under a bill that’s been proposed by Rep. Brent Hillyer (R-Ulrichsville). An organization representing the state’s school boards says the idea is good in principle, but making… Read More

Left to right: President Donald Trump speaks at the "Stop The Steal" Rally. A member of a pro-Trump mob shatters a window with his fist from inside the Capitol Building after breaking in. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi presides over a joint session of Congress to certify the 2020 Electoral College.

A timeline of how the Jan. 6 attack unfolded — including who said what and when

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — January 6, 2021 was a Wednesday. A joint session of Congress was set to convene in the U.S. Capitol to certify Joe Biden’s electoral vote win. Meanwhile, thousands of Trump supporters gathered near the White House to hear him speak at noon ET. Tensions were high on Capitol Hill. Protesters swarmed… Read More