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New pandemic law takes effect; experts say it undermines public health

As of Wednesday, there are 132 new sheriffs in town. When the new coronavirus emerged in Ohio, state law conferred “ultimate authority in matters of...

Experts overwhelmingly agree rural broadband will grow Ohio’s economy, reduce inequality....

The great majority of a panel of Ohio economists agree: Better rural broadband would be an economic boon to the state and it would...

‘Tell the truth,’ Louisiana college president says of struggle to vaccinate...

WASHINGTON — Leaders in higher education from Florida and Louisiana on Thursday related how colleges coped with a rough year of online learning and...

Health experts speak out against bill prohibiting vaccine mandates

Pediatricians and other infectious disease experts issued clear warnings about a proposed bill to weaken Ohio’s vaccination laws: Doing so would put children’s lives...

Ohio to use Rescue Plan education dollars for crisis preparation, combatting...

The Ohio Department of Education has submitted their plans for federal education funding, which shows a drop in enrollment throughout the state and stakeholder...

Troubled Maryland plant told to toss part of the J&J vaccine...

WASHINGTON — Federal health regulators have instructed Maryland’s Emergent BioSolutions to scrap some batches of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine substance manufactured at the...

Ohio’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout hits slowest pace since 2020

The rate of new vaccinations against COVID-19 in Ohio has slowed to a rate not seen since December, according to an analysis of state...

Ohio Budget: Lawmakers’ priorities not quite on target, advocates say

The money invested in a state budget should be fully reflective of the state’s values, public advocates say in arguing the current proposals considered...

Public health officials try to battle the misinformation pandemic

Ohio continues to get good news in its fight against coronavirus. On Saturday, the infection rate dropped to less than 50 cases per 100,000...

This rural county in Ohio has a COVID-19 case rate of...

Vinton County in rural Southeast Ohio was the last county in the state to record a positive case of COVID-19. It also appears to be...
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