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Mike DeWine Proposes $90M For Home Visitation Programs

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Gov. Mike DeWine wants to more than double the funds for home visitation programs to help curb Ohio’s dismal infant mortality rate and develop at-risk children’s mental, physical, and behavioral health. The report from DeWine’s home visitation committee recommends making race and ethnicity foundational elements in infant mortality efforts, creating a central point for the intake and data… Read More

Pence Talks Energy, Trump at Ohio Oil and Gas Gathering

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Vice President Mike Pence highlighted curbs in environmental regulations and called energy a “source of prosperity” during a speech in Ohio’s capital city of Columbus. Pence, speaking Friday at the Ohio Oil and Gas Association convention, also hailed President Donald Trump’s decision to issue an executive order to pay for building… Read More

Mike DeWine Proposes Dramatic Increase To Children Services Funding

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Children services officials are celebrating a proposal from Gov. Mike DeWine that nearly doubles the amount of state funding that goes towards their cause. They say this is the first indication in a long time that the state is taking issues like foster care seriously. DeWine wants to pump $74 million into the family and… Read More

Ohio Softball: California trip is homecoming for two Ohio softball players

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The Ohio Bobcats (11-7) softball team is heading west this weekend, playing five games in southern California throughout the weekend. Ohio will open the weekend in LA, where they will face BYU and Robert Morris at UCLA on Friday. The team will then move to Long Beach State University on Saturday where they will battle… Read More

Marijuana plants sit under LED lights inside the Veg Room, in Eastlake, Ohio.

Many Registered For Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Program Are Not Yet Buying It

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More than 5,400 Ohioans have purchased cannabis since sales began at dispensaries in mid-January. The Ohio Board of Pharmacy says 5,465 patients have purchased medical marijuana. And that’s only about 28% of the number of patients registered for the program. One reason why so few are buying it could be due to the fact that… Read More

Waterford Gives All in Final Game

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The Waterford Wildcats (17-7) certainly had their doubters at the beginning of the season. But by the time the final buzzer sounded at the end of their Thursday night game against the first-seeded Coal Grove Hornets (19-6), nobody was scoffing at the Wildcats. Even in defeat, as Waterford fell 56-61, the team held their head… Read More