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Hurricanes, wildfires, heat waves and disease outbreaks are all a preview of our hotter future. Dramatically cutting greenhouse gas emissions would help.
UPDATE 8/31/2020 Bryan C. Sattelmyer is now charged with raping a 10-year-old and an 18-year-old female, in addition to the original charge of raping a 13 year-old girl. On Monday, a grand jury indicted the 45 year-old on six counts of rape, three counts of gross sexual imposition, and one count of having weapons while… Read More
Despite high unemployment, a severe recession and economic uncertainty, the housing market is on a tear. Sales are booming, and prices hit a record high. Low rates and remote work are driving factors.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The state is pausing a widespread COVID-19 testing program at assisted living facilities due to what Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) called “inconsistent results” with the baseline saliva kits. Ohio started conducting baseline saliva testing this week at assisted living facilities. DeWine said the testing will give the centers a… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 381 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after five cases were confirmed Friday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent August 28. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates three of the new cases involved… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — State agencies were forced to make cuts at the end of Ohio’s fiscal year in June to deal with coronavirus impacts. And in most cases, those have carried over into this current year’s budget. Now a liberal leaning think tank says continuing at that level will slow the economic recovery even further. The study… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio’s businesses say they’re optimistic about the future of the economy, but the coronavirus pandemic continues to have them worried. The Ohio Chamber of Commerce’s Research Foundation second quarter survey of over 400 business leaders shows three quarters plan to add jobs, but the same number said the economic climate is… Read More
It’s going to be a nasty post-Labor Day sprint to Election Day, as both parties argue that the soul of America is at stake. For Republicans, it’s all about trying to stick the culture war to Biden.
During the final night of the Republican National Convention, President Donald Trump’s deputy assistant Ja’Ron Smith told the national audience that his Cleveland roots are part of his value system and that Trump has been fighting hard for the issues that matter to Black people Ja’Ron Smith works on urban affairs and revitalization issues at… Read More