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Report: Ohio among states choosing child care funding with fewer regulations

Update: This story includes comments from Governor Mike DeWine's Office, provided Wednesday morning. A new report showed Ohio was one of many states in the...

Coronavirus cases in Ohio, neighboring states might be inching back up

After a disastrous January, coronavirus cases in Ohio steadily marched downward. Then in recent weeks, they hit a plateau. Now, even as greater numbers...

Ohio Transportation Budget: What to know and how it impacts you

Ohio lawmakers recently approved a two-year transportation budget ahead of schedule and without much drama, sending the $8.3 billion package to Gov. Mike DeWine...

Community Health Centers getting extra help for vaccine distribution

Community health centers in Ohio are getting some extra help in vaccinating the populations they serve via federal awards. According to the U.S. Department of...

House Agriculture panel probes ‘systemic’ USDA discrimination against Black farmers

WASHINGTON  — The House Agriculture Committee on Thursday heard about how Black farmers have faced decades of racial discrimination in their dealings with the...

Vaccine floods into Ohio but drop in new covid cases stalls 

Ohio got even more good news on the coronavirus vaccine Thursday. But even as doses are flooding into the state, what had been a...

Biden slams ‘un-American’ GOP drive to curb voting rights in the...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday in his first formal news conference since taking office blasted Republican-controlled state legislatures that are seeking to...

Pennsylvania’s Rachel Levine confirmed as highest-ranking openly transgender federal official

WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania’s former top health official, Dr. Rachel Levine, on Wednesday became the first openly transgender individual to be confirmed by the U.S....

Slow progress improving state vaccine website

Millions of additional Ohioans are becoming eligible for a coronavirus vaccine, but the state's website intended to help you find a shot continues not...

FEMA gets more funds for COVID-19 funeral expenses

Starting next month, those who couldn't afford to bury their loved ones who died of COVID-19 will have help available from the federal government. As...
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