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Study Finds Coal Closures Saved Thousands Of Lives

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A new study finds the closure of coal-fired power plants and transition to natural gas generation across the United States over a decade saved an estimated 26,610 lives due to a reduction in air pollution, with about a fifth of those avoided deaths in the Ohio Valley. The coal-rich Ohio Valley states received outsized health… Read More

Report: Limited Evidence to Support Effectiveness of Widespread GPS Monitoring

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A state panel is reviewing a report that takes a deep dive into GPS monitoring of convicted criminals recently released from prison. They’re studying whether Ohio should expand the use of electric monitoring through probation. Gov. Mike DeWine’s Working Group on Post-Release Control has been tasked with creating recommendations for GPS monitoring that could reduce… Read More

Some Presidential Candidates Didn’t Make it on the Ohio Ballot

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Two of the Democrats running for president have not been certified to have their name listed on the March 17 Ohio primary ballot. One of the two has been certified to be a write-in candidate though. 11 Democratic presidential candidates have been certified to have their names appear on the ballot. Michael Bennet, Joe Biden, Michael Bloomberg, Cory Cooker, Pete Buttigieg, Tulsi Gabbard,… Read More