Alexia Ridley

News Anchor

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Athens News Matters: April 3, 2020

18 hours ago

This week on Athens News Matters, hear:

As health care providers are struggling to keep a supply of personal protective equipment, one Athens maker is turning to 3D printing to help alleviate the PPE shortage.

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Athens-Clarke County has one of the highest poverty rates in the country and worrying rates of generational poverty. How will the COVID-19 recession hurt those families?

WUGA'S panel of commentators discusses the COVID-19 pandemic in and around Athens, and how local schools and the University of Georgia are handling online classes.

Like every other county in the state, Oconee County is grappling with its response to the coronavirus pandemic. Alexia Ridley spoke with Michael Prochaska, editor of the Oconee Enterprise, about the situation in his county and the government’s response. 

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