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New fiscal impact analysis shows Ohio can save big with bail...

On any given day in Ohio, as many as 12,000 people are held in jail pretrial. Most are jailed not because of what they’ve...

Big pharma’s safety pledge isn’t enough to build public confidence in...

Americans are increasingly concerned that regulators and manufacturers will rush a vaccine to market without an adequate review. That prompted nine vaccine front-runners, including Pfizer...

Join me in singing the ‘Boring (and Infuriating) Pandemic Blues’

I’m bored. Nearly seven months into my one and only pandemic, I’m totally over it. This vile, deadly germ. It’s thrown a blanket over life in this...

Don’t let COVID-19 prevent your child’s annual doctor visit

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the way of life in Ohio, our country and across the world. In recent months, stay-at-home orders, mask wearing...

COVID-19: Never Forget

Last week, for the nineteenth time, we remembered the 2,977 people lost on September 11, 2001 in attacks on New York and Washington, and...

Two different surveys show that Ohio’s charities and nonprofits are in...

Nonprofit organizations are essential in Ohio — offering essential resources and assistance to Ohioans in need. However, COVID-19 has created a considerable problem; donations...

Ohio universities tiptoe back into the classroom

With school back in session, Ohio’s eyes are on the state’s 3,600 schools, but also its nearly 100 public and private universities. As universities...

Steroids cut COVID-19 death rates, but not for everyone – here’s...

New studies show that treating critically ill COVID-19 patients with inexpensive steroids can cut their risk of dying from the illness by a third....

Children of working poor hit harder by pandemic. We must invest...

While doctors and researchers haven’t unraveled all of the mysteries of the new coronavirus, there are some things we do know with certainty.  The economic...

Calls for social and racial justice are reaching every part of...

Six years ago this week I made a drive I will never forget from Missouri to Ohio. It was mostly memorable because of my...
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