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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WVXU) — Gov. Mike DeWine used his Thursday briefing on coronavirus in Ohio to provide some insight into what the state’s prisons are doing to battle the pandemic within their walls. Mass testing was conducted at Ohio’s prisons in April. At that time almost 3,800 inmates tested positive for COVID-19, according to the… Read More
Global energy demand, particularly for coal, is falling sharply this year, the International Energy Agency says. The drop is due to weather patterns and COVID-19 shutdowns.
An antigen test could be quick, and much simpler and cheaper than the PCR tests now used to spot people infected with the novel coronavirus. But some scientists worry about an antigen test’s accuracy.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — Roughly 14 percent of students enrolled in U.S. public schools receive special education services. As families across the nation grapple with home learning, what are the particular challenges the parents of these children face? NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff reports and talks to Selene Almazan of the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates,… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The state has now added deaths from COVID-19 in nursing homes to its coronavirus tracking website – confirming that nearly 300 people have died of the disease in those facilities. 276 deaths are reported in nursing homes in 29 counties. Pete Van Runkle with the Ohio Health Care Association, which… Read More
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (OVR) — New unemployment insurance claims in the Ohio Valley began to taper off this week as states make their way through the backlog of applications amid business closures forced by the coronavirus pandemic. But local economies still face a staggering number of unemployed, and many of those who are out of work… Read More
Jessica Patay is the Founder and Executive Director of We Are Brave Together, a supportive community of moms with special-needs children. It is her own experiences in life that fuels her passion to strengthen, encourage, inspire and validate all Special Needs Moms in their unique and difficult journeys. Join the community online at https://wearebravetogther.com/ or… Read More