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COVID-19
An unnamed Talawanda staff member enters Lakota West High School Thursday afternoon to get the second shot of the two-shot COVID-19 vaccine.
Talawanda staff receives second dose of vaccine
By Rebecca Smith February 26, 2021

Talawanda School District teachers and staff received their second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday at Lakota West High School in West...

The flag outside Miami’s Yager Stadium, along with all other American flags, is at half-staff in honor of the 500,000 Americans who have died of COVID-19.
Decrease in COVID cases may open up nursing homes to visits
By Zach Goetsch and Sara Coy February 26, 2021

The United States marked a total of 500,000 COVID related deaths this week with 17,000 in Ohio and 460 in Butler County, according to the Ohio...

Donors stretch out on cots and give blood in Miami University’s Shriver Center.
Screening for COVID-19 is tight as community donates blood
By Godwin Agaba February 26, 2021

People with COVID-19 symptoms cannot donate blood but those who have suffered from the disease and recovered can. That distinction prompted tight...

Consumers also will be able to use the app to search for participating businesses.
New app allows consumers to save money through coupons and deals
By Lauren Blitstein February 26, 2021

GetOfferz – a mobile app to launch March 1-- will offer exclusive coupons and deals that allow Oxford shoppers to save money at local businesses. The...

Housemates Rachel Milenius, Ryan McLain, Madison Theodore and Emma Bach this week on one of their regular forays to Spring Street Treats.
Spring Street Treats opens after renovations
By Sara Coy February 26, 2021

Driving west down Spring Street toward Kroger, you may notice a line of traffic with their left turn signals blinking in the evening hours. ...

From left, Seth Cropenbaker, assistant to the Oxford city manager; Miami President Gregory Crawford and Randi Thomas, head of the university’s ASPIRE office, check out the now-vacant building that will house the innovation hub at 20 S. Elm St.
Oxford and Miami work to raise funds to complete innovation hub
By Jamie Santarella February 26, 2021

Miami University and the City of Oxford recently received a $1 million jump-start from Ohio’s 2021-2022 state capital budget to begin renovations...

Oxford City Councilor and Curator Emerita Edna Southard lectures virtually on the works of Georges Rouault at the Miami Art Museum.
Oxford city councilor hosts virtual lecture on Parisian artist
By Bubba Harris February 26, 2021

Oxford City Councilor Edna Southard stepped out of her city role this week and took up her prior role as a fine arts expert. She presented a...

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