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Thousands head to polls as COVID-19 afflicts record numbers of Ohioans

BY: - November 3, 2020

On March 16, the state health department reported that 13 more Ohioans tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the cumulative known caseload to 50. Just after 10 p.m., Gov. Mike DeWine announced that Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton issued an order delaying the primary election, scheduled for the next day. The announcement seemingly […]

Amid an outbreak of political violence, Ohio prepares for an election

BY: - October 13, 2020

On Aug. 11, 2017, James Fields Jr. drove alone, overnight from his home in Maumee, Ohio to Charlottesville, Virginia to participate in an alt-right rally where men marched and chanted that “Jews will not replace us.” The avowed neo-Nazi drove his car into a 32-year-old woman who came to counter-protest, killing her and injuring at […]

Political rallies in the coronavirus era? Ohio health officials aren’t worried

BY: - March 6, 2020

A presidential primary and a novel coronavirus are raging concurrently in the United States, but public health officials said Thursday they’re not concerned about the possible spread of the virus through the shoulder-to-shoulder crowds of campaign rallies. While Gov. Mike DeWine and Public Health Director Dr. Amy Acton issued a formal order to mostly prohibit […]