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One COVID-related death has been reported in Athens County, along with 155 new COVID-19 cases for June 17-23

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 144 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after one was added to the total Thursday. The county also has now had had 15,716 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 155 additional cases were reported since last… Read More

Video showing an interview of former acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen is played during a hearing by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol in the Cannon House Office Building

Who you’ll hear from and what to expect in today’s Jan. 6 House committee hearing

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The fifth hearing of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol will focus on former President Donald Trump’s pressure on the Department of Justice to help him overturn the 2020 election. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, one of two Republicans on the committee, will lead Thursday’s hearing, set… Read More

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Supreme Court expands gun rights nationwide after striking down a N.Y. law that restricts concealed carrying of guns

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 opinion along ideological lines, ruled that New York’s restrictions on the concealed carry of firearms in public violates the Second Amendment. The opinion, written by Justice Clarence Thomas, invalidates the state’s requirement for people to show “proper cause” to get public carry licenses. Writing… Read More

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A traumatic encounter with a 30-ton humpback whale leads to “The Whale Detective” on NATURE – June 29 at 8 pm


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In September 2015, a 30-ton humpback whale breached and just missed landing on wildlife filmmaker Tom Mustill and his friend Charlotte Kinloch as they kayaked in Monterey Bay, California. Both survived the incident, but the traumatic experience haunted Mustill (Nature – Giraffes: Africa’s Gentle Giants) and left him wondering if the whale was deliberately trying… Read More