COVID-19 in Ohio

Judge rejects voter rights groups’ lawsuit to postpone Ohio primary further

Ohio voters have until later this month to mail in their absentee ballots. They must first apply to their county board of elections office...
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Ohio AG appeal denied in abortion health order fight

A district court denied the Ohio Attorney General’s Office appeal against a temporary restraining order allowing abortion clinics to continue surgical abortions during the...

American leadership and the new normal

When Donald Trump took office in 2017, Democrats everywhere pledged to not “normalize” his politics. Cries of “this is not normal” resounded through social...

COVID-19 in Appalachia: The state of businesses

Note: This is the first story in a three-part series detailing the effects of COVID-19 on Appalachian Ohio and how local residents, businesses and...

Telemedicine booms as Ohioans stay home

With Ohio’s stay-at-home order extended to May 1, more and more people are utilizing telemedicine as a way to get their care while reducing...

‘Much worse than a cruise ship’: Prisoners’ lives at risk from COVID-19

WASHINGTON — More than 2 million people are incarcerated in the United States. That’s more people than there are living in major U.S. cities like Phoenix...

Medicaid nearing ‘eye of the storm’ as newly unemployed look for coverage

As the coronavirus roils the economy and throws millions of Americans out of work, Medicaid is emerging as a default insurance plan for many...

Ohio Democratic legislator wants Trump prosecuted for ‘crimes against humanity’

A Democratic state legislator from Akron who says she "can't take it anymore" wants President Donald Trump prosecuted in international court for alleged crimes...

Eleven days without lab results for hospital worker with suspected COVID-19

Update: On Monday, 12 days after being tested, Bob McFarland received a negative test result. After coming down with a fever, a nasty cough...
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Ohio gun sales surge amid coronavirus epidemic, federal data shows

Federal data shows Ohioans made a run on gun stores in March as COVID-19 caseloads in the state exponentially grew. It was Ohio’s second busiest...
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