Archive

You are viewing the January 12, 2022 daily archives

Ohio State Supreme Court building

The Ohio Supreme Court strikes down state legislative maps

By:
Posted on:

Updated January 12, 2022 at 4:40 p.m. COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that the GOP-drawn state House and Senate maps are unconstitutionally gerrymandered in a 4-3 decision Wednesday, sending the Ohio Redistricting Commission back to the drawing board. The Ohio Redistricting Commission must take another crack at complying with provisions… Read More

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice

Steelmaker Nucor to build $2.7B plant in Mason County, W. Va.

By:
Posted on:

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A North Carolina steelmaker will build a $2.7 billion mill in Mason County, West Virginia, creating an estimated 800 manufacturing jobs. Gov. Jim Justice calls the location of Nucor Corp.’s plant in Mason County the largest investment in the state’s history. Lawmakers completed legislation at Justice’s request Tuesday to offer the… Read More

A health worker grabs at-home COVID-19 test kits

Ohio changes priorities for distribution of COVID tests from libraries to schools

By:
Posted on:

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — If you are waiting for your local library or health department to get more rapid COVID tests in stock, you might be waiting a while longer. The Ohio Department of Health said it is changing its priorities and will be diverting incoming stock to K-12 schools, colleges, and universities…. Read More

Coronavirus

249 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Athens County for Jan. 12

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 10,237 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 249 additional cases were reported Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed numbers on Jan. 12, 2022. According to ODH data, the cases involved 138 people 0-19, 64 people 20-29, 18 people 30-39, 11 people… Read More

Trimble player extends her arm for a high-five from her teammates on the court

Trimble survives scare from Belpre, recovers from slow start to remain unbeaten

By: ,
Posted on:

GLOUSTER, Ohio (WOUB) — The Trimble Tomcats extended their 11-game winning streak on Tuesday night by defeating the visiting Belpre Golden Eagles 57-47. Briana Orsborne led the way offensively for Trimble with 19 points, shooting 5-15 from the floor, and 2-5 from three-point land. “I thought I started off slow. I missed the first couple… Read More

GTLO

Get The Led Out singer heralds importance of small heartland cities to classic rock, plays Marietta on Jan. 13

By:
Posted on:

WOUB Digital · Get The Led Out singer heralds importance of small heartland cities In December, the Peoples’ Bank Theatre (222 Putnam St.) in Marietta was rocked by British Invasion front-liners Herman’s Hermits — whose lead singer, Peter Noone, spoke to WOUB shortly beforehand. Many of Herman’s Hermits records featured guitar from an uncredited session… Read More

Podcast banner, Jazzed About Work

Employer values impact staff turnover, says Ethan McCarty


Posted on:

https://ohio.streamguys1.com/JazzedAboutWork/mp3/124EthanMcCarty.mp3 How an organization performs on societal and ethical issues greatly influences the willingness of its employees to stay on the team and be committed players, suggests today’s guest, Ethan McCarty. He’s the founder and CEO of Integral, a prize-winning communications agency which helps clients enhance organizational cultures and activate employees to do their best… Read More

Paper bags filled with non-perishable food is slid down a table to be handed out at the River of Life Church in Middleport, Ohio

As the pandemic rages on, lines and costs are up at foodbanks across Ohio

By:
Posted on:

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — This latest omicron variant has schools in Cleveland and Cincinnati going back to remote learning, workplaces delaying returning to offices – and people continuing to head to foodbanks. Lines are growing at food banks. And with inflation and other issues, so are costs at those food banks. “Supply chains and the availability… Read More

Alexander player attempts layup

Kyler D’Augustino leads Alexander Spartans to overtime victory in Jackson

By: ,
Posted on:

JACKSON, Ohio (WOUB) – It took extra basketball to decide a hard fought matchup between the Alexander Spartans and the Jackson Ironmen on Tuesday night. The two teams traded blows for four quarters, but it ended up being the Spartans who were able to pull away in overtime by a score of 56-48. This game was… Read More

A volunteer helps set up snacks at a cooling center established to help vulnerable residents ride out the second dangerous heat wave to grip the Pacific Northwest last summer

Extreme weather in the U.S. cost 688 lives and $145 billion last year, NOAA says

By:
Posted on:

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Wildfires, hurricanes, tornadoes and a winter storm and cold wave were among 20 weather and climate disasters in the U.S. last year that cost $1 billion or more, totaling $145 billion and killing 688 people, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. In an overview of an annual report released… Read More

Alex Jones screams into a megaphone as protesters against the state's extended stay-at-home order to help slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) demonstrate at the Capitol building in Austin, Texas, U.S., April 18, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare - RC267G9OA1E0

FRONTLINE investigates alliance among Alex Jones, Roger Stone & Trump and how conspiracy theories took center stage; January 18, at 10 pm


Posted on:

FRONTLINE: United States of Conspiracy Tues., January 18, 2022  10 pm www.facebook.com/frontline | Twitter: @frontlinepbs Instagram: @frontlinepbs | YouTube: youtube.com/frontline How did trafficking in conspiracy theories move from the fringes of U.S. politics into the White House? In United States of Conspiracy, as the coronavirus pandemic continues, America reckons with racism and the 2020 election… Read More

Jeff Boals rallies up his team during a timeout in the Bobcats' game against Bowling Green on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022.

Career nights from Schmock, Clayton guide Ohio past Bowling Green

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Entering Tuesday, there was one team in the Mid-American Conference that Jeff Boals never defeated: the Bowling Green Falcons. Ohio (13-2, 4-0 MAC) never trailed in the contest and came away with an 85-78 victory over Bowling Green (8-7, 1-3 MAC).  The win is the Bobcats’ eighth in a row and nine… Read More