Teachers unions push DeWine to support schools without ‘coerced preconditions’

Eight teachers’ unions throughout the state are pushing Gov. Mike DeWine to rethink his timeline for school reopening and vaccine distribution. In a joint statement distributed by the Ohio Federation of Teachers and signed by...

Ohio to boost rapid, at-home coronavirus testing

As Ohio struggles with a painfully limited supply of coronavirus vaccine, it is spending $50 million on rapid, at-home tests in order to quickly detect hot spots as they emerge. Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday...

COVID-19 in Ohio ebbs; remains at high levels

Despite a slow tapering of new caseloads, Ohioans continue to contract COVID-19 by the thousands. In the closing week of 2020, state data shows about 60 Ohioans on average died from COVID-19. On the three...

Biden orders tougher mask rules as part of overhauled COVID-19 strategy

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s first policy focus after being sworn in? Overhauling the disjointed federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which claimed another 4,400 American lives on his first day in office alone. “The...

Biden yanks Keystone XL permit in first-day order, citing climate change

In one of his first official acts after taking office, President Joe Biden revoked the federal permit for the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline that would have traversed eastern Montana on its way from...

Biden immigration overhaul would open a door to citizenship for 11 million people

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is poised to send a sweeping immigration reform bill to Congress Thursday that would lay out a path for nearly 11 million undocumented people to obtain citizenship within eight...
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