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Ohio Officials to Discuss Zika Virus Preparedness

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio officials are gathering to discuss the state’s readiness for handling Zika virus scenarios ahead of the mosquito season that begins in May. Representatives from several state agencies, local health departments and health care provider associations are meeting for a preparedness exercise Tuesday in Columbus. Zika virus is primarily transmitted through… Read More

Ethics Commission Dismisses Complaints Against Parkersburg Mayor

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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Ethics Commission has issued an order dismissing complaints against former Parkersburg Mayor Bob Newell. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports the order dated Friday says a review board found no probable cause to believe that Newell violated any prohibition of the ethics act. Wood County Republican Party chairman… Read More