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Athens City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday allowing the current city service safety director the authority to close city streets if necessary.
The Counter Opinion: Ohio’s 15th Congressional District debate reflections
OPINION: Democrats Discuss — Indigenous Peoples Day is every day
Ohio’s 15th Congressional District candidates Republican Rep. Steve Stivers and Democratic challenger Joel Newby debated issues such as the coronavirus and taxes during a virtual livestream early Friday afternoon.
A record number of Ohioans are requesting absentee ballots and voting early in person amid the coronavirus pandemic. With so many absentee ballots being processed, there have been numerous isolated problems statewide.
Student Senate faculty advisers Jenny Hall-Jones and Jason Pina warned students of a continued increase in COVID-19 cases if students continue to ignore precautions to reduce the virus’s spread during Wednesday night’s virtual Senate meeting.
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From the Editor: Retraction issued over opinion piece about coronavirus and CDC guidelines.
Ohio University announced Tuesday afternoon the residents of Jefferson and Tiffin Halls will be moved into quarantine as large numbers of the residents in those dorms tested positive for coronavirus, according to a press release.
Athens City Council discussed storage for a potential COVID-19 vaccine and allocation of Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Emergency Security (CARES) Act funding during their virtual committee meeting Monday.