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Tune into Radio Free Athens May 14 for sets from R@T, Dave Baer, Michael T, and McKee


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Radio Free Athens (RFA) is broadcast Saturdays on WOUB 1340 AM and allows community volunteers and Ohio University students to present music and interview content through a format-free, host-driven program. Find the schedule and details about tomorrow’s programs below. Listen to 1340 AM at this link. SCHEDULE: May 14, 2022 9 a.m. – 12 p.m…. Read More

A sign telling consumers of limits on the purchase of baby formula hangs on the edge of an empty shelf for the product in a King Soopers grocery store, Wednesday, in Denver.

Senator says Biden should consider Defense Production Act to boost baby formula supply

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The infant formula shortage “is a life or death issue” for a lot of babies in the U.S. and a national emergency, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says. The New York Democrat told All Things Considered that she will ask President Biden to consider using the Defense Production Act to get more manufacturers… Read More

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The FEARLESS Starlight Band is still ‘all about the music’ after finally ‘getting back’ together post-COVID

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WOUB Digital · The FEARLESS Starlight Band is still ‘all about the music’ While many things about Southeast Ohio’s cosmic rock-pop outfit The FEARLESS Starlight Band have changed since WOUB’s last profile of the band in 2017, many things haven’t. Key among these fixed aspects is a core belief that music has inherent value, the… Read More

Hundreds of nurses concerned over staffing levels and workplace violence during the COVID-19 pandemic rallied at the Statehouse for more legal protections.

Democratic Ohio lawmaker planning for bill to protect nurses from being attacked at work

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The COVID-19 pandemic brought an escalation of attacks against medical professionals, including nurses, at work. The American Nurses Association reports a quarter of nurses say they’ve been attacked while at work, but it’s estimated half of those workplace violence issues go unreported or unnoticed because of inadequate tracking. At… Read More

Gavel leaning against a row of law books

A new justice joins West Virginia’s Supreme Court in an investiture ceremony

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court’s newest member has joined the court in an investiture ceremony. The court said Justice C. Haley Bunn of Oceana in Wyoming County is the youngest woman to serve in the post. The ceremony was held Thursday. Bunn succeeds Evan Jenkins, who resigned in February. The term… Read More

The Ohio Redistricting Commission meets. The picture is taken from a high angle looking down on them

A timeline of Ohio’s redistricting saga

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — An Ohio redistricting process that began in August 2021 to draw new state legislative district maps has seen many twists and turns that eventually entangled all three branches of government. The process to draw Ohio’s 99 House seats and 33 Senate seats, was overhauled by a constitutional amendment approved… Read More

Ernest Hemingway at his home Cuba, late 1940s.

Explore the life and work of the legendary writer “Hemingway” – Thursdays at 9 pm, starting May 19


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Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s HEMINGWAY to air Thursdays at 9 pm starting May 19 Three-Part, Six-Hour Film Series Explores the Life and Work of the Legendary Writer and His Enduring Influence on Literature and Culture Voice Actors Include Jeff Daniels as Hemingway; Meryl Streep, Keri Russell, Mary-Louise Parker and Patricia Clarkson as Hemingway’s Four… Read More