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Ohio AG: Clear death penalty roadblocks or get rid of it

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost last week used an annual report to draw attention to the fact that 140 people are languishing on death...

CDC: If you’re fully vaccinated, you can travel in the U.S....

WASHINGTON — Fully vaccinated individuals can travel at low risk to themselves, and do not need to get a COVID-19 test or quarantine after traveling...

New unit launched at Interior to investigate cases of missing and...

The U.S. Department of the Interior is creating a new unit to lead and help coordinate investigations into the ongoing crisis of murdered and...

Proposals call for expanded passenger rail service in Ohio

Biden administration, Amtrak proposing new passenger rail connecting Ohio's "Three-C" cities The possibility of expanded passenger rail service in Ohio has some residents brainstorming how...

Ohio Lt. Gov. bashes China on coronavirus, won’t address Trump

Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted on Thursday continued to insist that in calling it the "Wuhan virus," he was only raising questions about the...

Voting rights advocates air worries about onslaught of new state election...

WASHINGTON — A U.S. House elections panel on Thursday heard from witnesses about the need to craft a new formula that identifies which states...

After financing xenophobic campaign, FirstEnergy deplores anti-Asian bigotry

There has been a terrifying surge in violence against Asians over the past year, prompting one Ohio company to take a stand on an...

Pandemic disparities mirrored pre-existing conditions for low-income families, minorities, report shows

An annual report analyzing how children faired in the nation in the last year showed harrowing effects from COVID-19, but mainly found the same...

Biden pairs ‘down payment’ on climate crisis with rebuilding infrastructure

The sprawling $2 trillion infrastructure and jobs proposal President Joe Biden laid out Wednesday in Pennsylvania includes significant spending to address climate change, providing...

Biden unveils $2T plan to rebuild infrastructure, create jobs, move to...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Wednesday in Pennsylvania unveiled a nearly $2 trillion infrastructure package to rebuild highways and bridges, along with funding...
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