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Early Voting Underway For May Primary

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state’s elections chief is reminding Ohio residents that early voting is underway in the state’s spring election.Secretary of State Jon Husted says absentee voting in May 2 primary and special elections began April 4 and continues through the weekend before Election Day.The Republican official says voters in 74 of Ohio’s… Read More

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Ohio Among Worst In Nursing Home Inspections

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CLEVELAND (AP) — A newspaper reports that Ohio is among the U.S. states with the worst records for keeping up with nursing home inspections. The Plain Dealer of Cleveland cites records it obtained showing that a key deadline for inspecting nursing homes hasn’t been met since fiscal year 2011. It says Ohio is the fourth-worst… Read More

Invisible Victims of the Opioid Epidemic

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Appalachia is the area that stretches from southern New York to northern Mississippi. However, some of the poorest counties in Appalachia are in Southeastern Ohio and Eastern Kentucky. In 2014, the number of deaths due to opioid overdose in Kentucky was 121. That number spiked up in 2015 to a total of 420 deaths.  The… Read More