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Emergency use authorization makes it easier for doctors to use a drug in a manner not specifically approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA granted these drugs this status in March.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The top leader of the Ohio Senate, Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina), has rebuked the racist comments made by Sen. Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) during a committee hearing. Huffman drew sharp criticism after using the term “colored population” during a committee hearing on a resolution, SCR14, that would declare racism as… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says a coronavirus outbreak at a church has grown to 28 cases. The outbreak that occurred last week at the Graystone Baptist Church in Lewisburg has led to additional available testing for the public in Greenbrier County. Justice says the National Guard conducted decontamination efforts at… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Nearly one million Ohio households lack reliable broadband service and of that, there are 300,000 that don’t have any service at all. The Ohio House has passed a bill that would help bring broadband to those area. It’s now up to Senators to pass the plan. Republican Representative Rick Carfagna (R-Westerville) says his bill… Read More
The Supreme Court says the federal ban on discrimination “based on sex” also applies to gay, lesbian, and transgender employees.
Justice Clarence Thomas dissents, saying the “qualified immunity doctrine appears to stray from the statutory text.”
MURRAY, Ky. (OVR) — As the economies of the Ohio Valley gradually reopen from the pandemic closures, state officials are still reporting hundreds of coronavirus cases each day in the region. In Kentucky, coronavirus cases are again on the rise, with a week-long average of daily cases approaching the highest level yet. Public health officials are concerned… Read More
Defining Moments Podcast is hosting multiple episodes about how food communicates and how we communicate about food. In this episode, Dr. Rebecca de Souza discusses her research on communication processes at food pantries, a primary form of access for those who are food insecure. de Souza invites listeners to consider the limits of charitable organizing… Read More