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DeWine wants to help minorities and the poor, but he hasn’t...

As he deals with the twin challenges of civil unrest and a global pandemic, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine spoke passionately Tuesday about the need...

Yearning to breathe free, or just to breathe

Millions of Americans, it seems, feel as if they can no longer breathe. Through the first months of 2020, the novel coronavirus has choked the...

Ohio’s open for business, but its testing strategy is not

At some point, Ohioans will want frequent access to coronavirus tests and get quick results. That way, they can safely see loved ones who...

Tax amnesty program passes Ohio House

 A bill to give temporary tax amnesty to delinquent payers was approved unanimously by the Ohio House Wednesday The amnesty program seeks to boost state...

Officials investigating COVID-19 outbreaks at two Ohio food plants

Health authorities are investigating two separate COVID-19 outbreaks at food plants in Hancock and Clark counties. The Clark County Combined Health District has identified 20...

Bill allowing ‘affirmative defense’ for employers in harassment cases moves on...

A bill that would give businesses an “affirmative defense” in sexual harassment cases has passed through committee, headed for a full vote by the...

U.S. House Dems unveil massive $3T pandemic relief bill; Trump says...

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats unveiled an economic relief package of epic proportions Tuesday in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The sweeping legislation carries a whopping $3...

DeWine noncommittal on extra Medicaid money from feds

State leaders have already slashed half a billion dollars from the state budget, so billions in additional federal funding for Medicaid might sound good...

Trump’s critics warn his order to keep meat plants open imperils...

WASHINGTON — Democratic senators are accusing President Donald Trump of putting workers at risk by ordering meat and poultry processors to remain open during...

Big testing questions remain as Ohio allows businesses to reopen

Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday began “reopening” the economy, or relaxing coronavirus restrictions.  But he said Ohioans would have to wait until today, Monday, to...
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