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Vaccine still distant for most Ohioans

The first round of coronavirus vaccinations for the highest-priority Ohioans is wrapping up.  But with supplies static and millions more in line behind them, as...

Locals share climate change goals, urge U.S. Senator to push Appalachian...

As the tide changes in Congress, public policy advocates, environmental experts and residents of Appalachia made their cases to one of Ohio's U.S. senators...

Biden rolls out $1.9 trillion emergency package to battle pandemic and...

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden is calling on Congress to approve a sweeping package for economic and pandemic relief with a price tag twice...

Help is on the way, but hunger still confronts a vast...

When Congress passed a $900 million covid-relief package just before Christmas, it contained good news for legions of desperate Americans. But one of Ohio's...

State won’t force nursing home workers to be vaccinated, but nursing...

Even though dismal rates of nursing home workers are accepting the coronavirus vaccine, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday said he would not force...

Investigation of $460M in FirstEnergy charges back on, but why was...

The Public Utility Commission of Ohio has restarted an audit of $465 million that Akron-based FirstEnergy collected from ratepayers in 2017 and 2018, supposedly...

Year in Review: Our top Ohio feature stories of 2020

There was no shortage of breaking news in 2020, from the governor’s coronavirus press conferences to the late-night lame duck sessions at the Ohio...

Just before Christmas, Columbus evictions proceed despite safety questions

It might be Christmas, but the cruelties of the coronavirus refuse to abate. In addition to all its other horrors, large numbers of central...

Professional groups announce drug-accountability effort

A dozen Ohio professional groups on Monday announced an effort force greater accountability from powerful prescription drug middlemen known as pharmacy benefit managers, or...

U.S. not using emergency powers to speed production of covid vaccine

It appears that the federal government is leaving it to drugmakers to figure out how to speed production of coronavirus vaccines.  U.S. Surgeon Jerome Adams...
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