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WKSU is looking for the answers to the questions you have about Ohio in a project we call OH Really? It's an initiative that makes you part of the news gathering process.

WKSU is looking for the answers to the questions you have about Ohio in a project we call OH Really? It's an initiative that makes you part of the news gathering process.

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United States

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WKSU is looking for the answers to the questions you have about Ohio in a project we call OH Really? It's an initiative that makes you part of the news gathering process.

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@wksu

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English

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3303465680


Episodes

Listener Asks OH Really? About Status of Voter-Approved Redistricting Reforms

2/2/2021
Ohio voters have twice approved a new way of drawing legislative district maps at the state and federal levels. But nothing has happened yet. A listener wondered why. WKSU's OH Really? helped her find out.

Duration:00:07:45

Doctors and Health Departments Working to Get You the COVID Vaccine. OH Really?

1/4/2021
In Geauga County, there's already a sign-up web survey

Duration:00:01:44

Stark County Medical Director Says Despite Coronavirus Vaccine, People Need to Stay Vigilant

12/21/2020
The county recently moved from the highest coronavirus threat level, down to the second highest

Duration:00:04:43

OH Really? Gets Answers to Your Voting Questions with Jen Miller of the League of Women Voters

9/28/2020
You have questions about voting this fall: everything from early voting hours to finding unbiased information. You asked – we’re answering in this week’s "OH Really?" election-protection conversation with Jen Miller, director of the Ohio League of Women Voters.

Duration:00:04:38

OH Really? Gets Answers to Your Voting Questions from Jen Miller of Ohio League of Women Voters

9/21/2020
You have questions about voting this fall: everything from counting absentee ballots to voting in-person. You asked – we’re answering in this week’s "OH Really?" election-protection conversation with Jen Miller, director of the Ohio League of Women Voters.

Duration:00:04:51

Election Questions? Ask Jen Miller of the League of Women Voters

9/14/2020
WKSU listeners have been sending in questions about voting this fall, from what happens to absentee ballot applications to the security of each county’s dropbox. We’re answering in our first "OH Really?" election-protection conversation. Jen Miller, director of the Ohio League of Women Voters, begins by discussing why some people are getting multiple absentee ballot applications.

Duration:00:04:45

Listener Asks OH Really?, 'What Happens After Akron Police Seize a Firearm?'

9/2/2020
The Akron Police Department has confiscated 469 guns so far this year, an increase of 20 percent. A listener asked our OH Really? team, what happens to all those firearms?

Duration:00:01:45

Stimulus Payments Shouldn't Decrease Your Tax Refund, But Collecting Unemployment Might. OH Really?

6/22/2020
As employees return to work in Ohio, questions remain about how 2020 tax returns could be affected by the stimulus money that many Americans got as part of the CARES Act. We ask an expert in this edition of “OH Really?”

Duration:00:04:58

Telehealth Services Offer Some Surprising Advantages. OH Really?

6/2/2020
Businesses in Ohio are re-opening and schools are making plans for this fall. But you’ve still got questions about the future of telemedicine, and when and how libraries will reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Duration:00:06:30

Harnessing the Energy From Smokestacks Can Be Expensive. OH Really?

6/1/2020
For decades, factories in Cleveland's Industrial Valley have sent smoke and even fire out of their smokestacks – a process known as “flaring.”

Duration:00:05:08

Pets Need Attention During the Pandemic, Too. OH Really?

5/18/2020
Ohio businesses continue to re-open this week, and you’ve still got questions about how coronavirus will affect everything from your pets to homeless people.

Duration:00:05:15

Experts Say Face Masks Can Help Stop COVID-19. OH Really?

5/11/2020
As some of Ohio’s nonessential businesses reopen, you’ve still got questions about how coronavirus will affect everything from mortgages to license plates.

Duration:00:06:02

Court Hearings Via Zoom Are Working Well. OH Really? Answers Your Coronavirus Questions

5/5/2020
As some of Ohio’s non-essential businesses reopen, you’ve still got questions about how coronavirus will affect everything from college tuition refunds to child custody hearings.

Duration:00:05:40

Coronavirus Will Bring Changes at the Dentist's Office. OH Really?

4/27/2020
As some of Ohio’s nonessential businesses prepare to reopen, you’ve still got questions about how coronavirus will affect everything from dental appointments to funerals.

Duration:00:07:03

Listeners Ask About Cigarette Sales, National Parks and Agriculture Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

4/20/2020
Gov. Mike DeWine has signaled that Ohio nonessential businesses could start reopening by the end of next week. And you’ve been asking what that means for coronavirus testing, the state’s farmers and even Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Now, Sarah Taylor and Kabir Bhatia from our newsroom answer questions you’ve sent in for “OH Really?”

Duration:00:06:42

Listeners Ask About Unemployment, Isolation and Baby Deliveries During Coronavirus Pandemic

4/13/2020
With nonessential businesses closed and much of Ohio shut down due to COVID-19, a lot of people are out of work right now. Last week in Ohio, 226,000 people filed applications to receive unemployment benefits. It’s not an easy task because the system has been overwhelmed.

Duration:00:03:44

OH Really? Listeners Ask About New Cars, Emergency Alerts and Agriculture Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

4/6/2020
It’s been another week of closed businesses, self-quarantine and “Wine with DeWine” in Ohio. And another week of changes in the state’s battle against coronavirus. Here are answers to questions you've submitted to OH Really?

Duration:00:07:07

Listeners Ask About Coronavirus Immunity, Parks, Whistleblowing and Baby Boom

3/30/2020
The effects of the coronavirus are being felt everywhere from our region's parks to small businesses. This week we're answering listener questions on a range of topics being impacted by the virus.

Duration:00:06:58

Listeners Ask About Home Remedies, Carry-Out Food and Warm Weather When Dealing with Coronavirus

3/23/2020
Life as we knew it in Northeast Ohio has been grinding to a halt because of the coronavirus. You’ve been asking WKSU’s OH Really? about everything from risk factors to home remedies. We've been gathering answers to your questions about the virus.

Duration:00:07:08