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Restaurants Can Now Serve Liquor With Carry Out Meals

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio restaurants have not been able to serve mixed drinks and straight liquors since the state order that closed dine-in services took effect last month. Now, the state is making a change to its rules that will allow restaurants to serve those drinks along with take-out meals. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says the… Read More

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State’s Revenues Take Hit After Coronavirus Closures

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Bars and restaurants in Ohio closed on March 15, and the stay at home order took effect March 23. And the state is now starting to feel the financial effects of those and other restrictions imposed to halt the spread of coronavirus. Last month’s preliminary state revenue was down 10.5%… Read More

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Court Refuses to Overrule Ruling that Stops Ohio from Closing Abortion Clinics

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A panel of three federal court judges won’t get involved in a dispute over abortion and the state’s coronavirus order regarding elective surgery – which keeps facilities that perform abortions open for now. The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed the state’s request to appeal a federal judge’s ruling preventing it from closing the six Ohio clinics that perform surgical abortions – two of… Read More

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PBS Announces COVID-19 Special IN THIS TOGETHER: A PBS AMERICAN PORTRAIT STORY


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ARLINGTON, VA; April 2, 2020 – PBS and its recently launched crowdsourced storytelling project, PBS AMERICAN PORTRAIT, the signature content initiative of PBS’s 50th anniversary, will present a new coronavirus special to broadcast Friday, May 8 at 9:00 p.m. ET (check local listings), announced today. The special, IN THIS TOGETHER: A PBS AMERICAN PORTRAIT STORY,… Read More

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Athens Sheriff’s Office Hands Out Snacks to Local Children

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) —  “Apple, oranges or bananas?” asks a deputy to a family in a car outside Walmart. People driving up to do groceries Monday morning got a little unexpected help. The Athens County Sheriff’s distributed some 500 snack bags for school kids complying with the “stay-at-home” order due to COVID-19. Outside Walmart, a… Read More