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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The vendor responsible for the printing and mailing of 2.4 million delayed ballots across Ohio and Pennsylvania says it is all caught up. Cleveland-based Midwest Direct said in a statement Tuesday that extra staff, expanded hours and added equipment were required to meet the “staggering volume of mail-in ballot requests for… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Some Democratic state lawmakers want to know why Republican Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose is shortening the amount of time counties can have to finish the official count from November’s election. Ohio House Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney says state law allows until November 24th to complete the official canvass…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKSU) — Nearly 300,000 Ohio students are unable to attend school in person right now due to the coronavirus. During his Tuesday briefing, Gov. Mike DeWine told Ohioans, “We owe it to our children, to their future, to our state’s future to fight back against this virus; to not accept this as just… Read More
About 15 million properties in the U.S. are prone to flooding, but patchwork and ineffective disclosure laws mean most people get little to no information about flood risk before they move.
This decision comes after a chaotic first debate that was widely criticized for its largely unstructured nature. President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are set to face off on Thursday.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 1,174 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 17 cases were confirmed Tuesday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the new cases in a press release sent October 20. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates 13 of these new cases involved… Read More
The Oscar-winning Crazy Heart actor — indelibly identified with The Dude Lebowski in The Big Lebowski — writes: “I feel fortunate that I have a great team of doctors and the prognosis is good.”
INDEPENDENT LENS GETS POLITICAL WITH REPRESENT, PREMIERING ON PBS AND THE PBS VIDEO APP ON OCTOBER 26 Represent Examines High Stakes World of Local Politics, Following Three Women Taking on Entrenched Political Systems in Middle America Local elections, especially those in smaller cities in Middle America, often go overlooked by national media, even though… Read More
President Trump has signed a bipartisan bill creating a three-digit hotline for mental health emergencies. Mental health advocates say it’ll bring mental health crisis response into the 21st century.