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Gov. Mike DeWine

Ohio National Guard Deploys to Test Nursing Home, Congregate Care Staff and Residents for COVID-19

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The Ohio National Guard will deploy across the state beginning this week to help expand COVID-19 testing at Ohio’s 960 nursing homes. Gov. Mike DeWine announced the effort during his regular coronavirus briefing. Guard members would work as part of more than a dozen so-called Congregate Care Unified Response teams… Read More

House Minority Caucus Leader Emilia Sykes (D-Akron)

State Lawmaker says ‘Root’ of Racial Health Disparity Must Be Addressed

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — House Minority Caucus Leader Emilia Sykes (D-Akron) is criticizing the state’s plan to address racial health disparities during the coronavirus pandemic saying the strategy Gov. Mike DeWine is taking is good but not enough, calling it “too little, too late.” Sykes says Ohio could have been targeting resources and culturally… Read More

Voters cast their ballots on Election Day in McArthur, Ohio.

Groups Call for Election Reforms Before the November Election

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — COVID-19 closed down the March primary election, and lawmakers extended the absentee ballot deadline to late April.  Voter rights groups are asking state lawmakers to reform voting laws now, to avoid confusion before the November election. But they are not necessarily on the same page when it comes to which… Read More

GenZ Project

Tantrum Theater Offers Empowering Summer Drama Experience for Kids

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WOUB Digital · Tantrum Theater Offers Empowering Summer Drama Experience for Kids Although the in person theater education experience that Ohio University’s Tantrum Theater typically provides for regional children and teens won’t be possible to execute safely due to the COVID-19 crisis this summer, Tantrum has developed two online programs for children and teens that… Read More