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Ohio takes first steps toward big Medicaid overhaul

Ohio Medicaid, which provides health care to more than a quarter of the state's population is poised to take a big step in a major overhaul of the program.

Trump tells far-right group to ‘stand back and stand by’ in...

President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden in Tuesday night’s chaotic and messy presidential debate were each asked how they would deal with...

During coronavirus, food insecurity, poverty spiking — and it’s getting worse

New economic research indicates that the economic impact of coronavirus was mitigated to some extent by this spring's robust governmental response. But there are a number of indications that things still were bad and are growing rapidly worse.

DeWine breaks with GOP lawmakers on prepaid mail ballots

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday said he did not agree with a decision by the legislature, which is controlled by his fellow Republicans, not to pay for postage on mail-in ballots.

Study: 96% of Black Lives Matter protests have been peaceful in...

The vast majority of nationwide Black Lives Matter protests have been peaceful, including those in Ohio, according to a new study by the Armed Conflict...

Ohio issues highlighted in report on racial disparities in executions

A line can be drawn from lynchings and other gross acts of historic racial discrimination and the fact that minorities disproportionately are executed now, according to a new report by the Death Penalty Information Center.

COVID-19 lawsuit immunity won’t help economy, might increase spread, poll of...

Covid immunity won't help economy, might increase spread, poll of economists says

Food bank official urges people to lean on Congress for more...

Thursday was national Hunger Action Day and Lisa Hamler-Fugitt, executive director of the Ohio Association of food banks said the facilities continue to see record demand.

DeWine delays more executions

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday delayed three more executions, extending a two-year period during which nobody has been put to death in the state.

Shortened census count will hurt communities of color

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Census Bureau is having a harder time than in the past counting all Americans, and is now saying...
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