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Ohio officials not tracking rate of vaccine refusals

Ohio health officials on Thursday said there's no organized effort to track refusals among people they consider so critical that they've been given first crack at the scarce vaccines.

60% of Ohio nursing home workers refuse vaccine

As the coronavirus vaccine dribbles out far more slowly than promised, many of the people who can get it are refusing to do so. Gov....

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...

Ohio’s minimum wage to rise by 10 cents per hour in...

The Ohio minimum wage will rise by 10 cents to $8.80 per hour in 2021. That will be the wage for non-tipped employees. Tipped workers...

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...

History Thursday: How the Ohio government nearly owned Cedar Point

In the 1950s, Gov. Frank Lausche pushed for Ohio to purchase Cedar Point and turn the area into a state park. Lausche even had...

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...

Workers’ COVID-19 lawsuits could be quashed under GOP push in Congress

WASHINGTON — A wrongful death lawsuit filed in connection with a Tyson meat packing facility in Iowa alleged that managers secretly took bets on...

Legislators consider guns, abortion, HB 6 repeal and health department powers...

Update: At 10:45 a.m. Thursday, the Senate President announced the body could convene as needed, meaning Thursday might not be the last day of...
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