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Ohio Schools Make Pandemic Preparations For New School Year

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The state’s more than 600 school districts are waiting for the Ohio Department of Education to release its COVID-19 guidance on how to operate in the new school year. But with the first day of classes less than two months away, many districts are making their own plans as they wait. The Reynoldsburg City School District east of Columbus has about… Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling On Abortion Doesn’t Affect Ohio’s Similar, Yet Different, Law

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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled a Louisiana law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital is an undue burden and unconstitutional. But abortion rights activists say the ruling doesn’t affect a similar law in Ohio. Ohio’s law requires abortion clinics to have transfer agreements with nearby hospitals. It’s different… Read More

Advocacy Groups Unveil Plan For A 21st Century Coal-County Economy

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Environmental and economic advocacy groups from coal-producing parts of the country unveiled a policy agenda on Monday to help coal-reliant communities make a transition to a more sustainable future. The plan includes items that have long been on the wish list for groups like Appalachian Voices and the Just Transition Fund, both of which were… Read More

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“China: Power and Prosperity” explores future relationship with the U.S., Wednesday, July 8


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PBS NewsHour Explores Today’s China and its Relationship with the United States In July 8 Primetime Special   The primetime special PBS NewsHour Presents China: Power and Prosperity will premiere on PBS stations nationwide Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 10:00 – 11:00 p.m. As the world continues to battle the deadly coronavirus pandemic, China and the United States… Read More

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Family Storytelling, Mental Illness, and Well-Being: Fostering Healing Through Narrative Interventions


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Families play a pivotal role in helping members make sense of mental illness and other health challenges. In this episode, Dr. Kellas invites listeners to consider how the process of family storytelling and the types of stories told can foster and/or disrupt stigma and healing. She offers suggestions for research-informed and narrative-based interventions for individuals,… Read More