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Coronavirus Pandemic

Athens Co. Confirms 16 New COVID-19 Cases For July 17

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 250 cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 16 additional cases were confirmed Friday. The Athens City-County Health Department announced the cases in a press release sent July 17. No demographic information was provided by the health department regarding the cases. An analysis… Read More

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DeWine Vetoes Limit On Penalties For Health Order Breaches

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine vetoed a bill Friday, as promised, that would have prohibited criminal penalties for violations of state or local health orders related to the coronavirus pandemic. The legislation, which was sponsored by state Sen. Theresa Gavarone, a Bowling Green Republican, would instead have allowed fines of not more… Read More

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Many Ohio Teachers Are Apprehensive About Going Back To School

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — As school districts unveil their plans for resuming school this fall, some teachers are anxious about returning to their classrooms. Hilliard City Schools teacher Sherise Thompson sums it up this way. “I’m scared. I know there’s still a fatality rate and I think that we shouldn’t be going back to… Read More