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A Delaware County Board of Election worker sits at desk to check voters in during the November 2020 election

New Ohio bill resurrects old idea that requires voters to show a state-issued photo ID

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Throughout the past decade, various Republican Ohio lawmakers have backed bills to require voters to show their driver’s licenses or state-issued identification cards before casting ballots. It’s a controversial idea that has lost steam in previous legislatures. But Republican Sen. Theresa Gavarone (R-Bowling Green) hopes this time will be… Read More

Remnants of the COVID-19 Pandemic are seen in Athens, Ohio, on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

Three COVID-related death have been reported in Athens County, along with 21 new cases for April 1-7

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 141 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after three were added to the total Thursday. The county also has now had 14,511 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 21 new cases were added since last week’s update…. Read More


2022 Nelsonville Music Festival lineup features Yo La Tengo, Japanese Breakfast, Neko Case, and more

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Stuart’s Opera House will present the 2022 Nelsonville Music Festival (NMF22) September 2-4, 2022 at the new Snow Fork Event Center (5685 Happy Hollow Road) in Nelsonville, Ohio. The lineup includes: Japanese Breakfast, Angel Olsen, Yo La Tengo, Lucinda Williams, Neko Case, Mdou Moctar, Town Mountain, Michael Hurley, Nubya Garcia, La Luz, Madi Diaz, Adia… Read More

Rick Steves at the Church of San Giovanni in Laterano in Rome

Explore a rich and fascinating mix of traditions with “Rick Steves’ European Easter” – April 14 at 10 pm

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Rick Steves’ European Easter Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 10 pm   Taking you on a spring journey through Spain, Slovenia, Italy, and Greece, “Rick Steves’ European Easter” celebrates this 2,000-year-old story in a variety of cultures. Ancient rituals of woolly beasts scaring away winter in Slovenia and elegant, masked Carnival parties in Venice are… Read More