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Governor DeWine Says The State Is Prepared For Possible Violence At Polls On Election Day

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Political tensions are high as Ohioans go to the polls Tuesday.  The state is taking some actions to ensure those tensions don’t translate into violence at polling places. Gov. Mike DeWine says he’s been talking with the highway patrol, Ohio National Guard and others about potential problems on Election… Read More

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Ohio Counties Avoid Turning ‘Purple,’ But DeWine Cautions There Is ‘No Place To Hide’

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WVXU) — Despite much speculation, not a single Ohio county turned “purple” on the state’s coronavirus health advisory scale Thursday, however, the previous day the state saw its highest single-day increase in cases ever – 3,590. As of Thursday, cases in the state totaled 208,937; deaths 5,275; hospitalizations 18,800; and ICU admissions 3,816…. Read More

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Athens Co. Remains At Level 2 Public Health Emergency, Confirms 15 COVID-19 Cases For October 29

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County remained at a Level 2 Public Health Emergency as 15 COVID-19 cases confirmed Thursday brought its total to 1,346 since the beginning of the pandemic. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent October 29. Athens County only triggered two of the state’s seven… Read More

FILE – This April 4, 2017, file photo shows the entrance to FirstEnergy Corp.'s Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio.

Defendants File Plea Agreements In HB6 Corruption Case

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Federal court documents in the $61 million racketeering case shows two defendants are looking to change their “not guilty” pleas, which means they’ve reached a deal with federal prosecutors and are admitting to their roles in the alleged scheme. The investigation into the sweeping energy bill, HB6, alleges former House… Read More

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Grievous Loss: Death of a Spouse


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Steve Bild, Renee Pollock, and Mary Costello have all lost their longtime spouses. In this episode of Lifespan, they describe their spouses’ lives and legacies, their partners’ deaths, and their own adjustment to living in the aftermath of grievous loss. Steve, Renee, and Mary also offer advice to others coping with similarly profound loss. If… Read More

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FRONTLINE tells the story of a deeply divided nation; “The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden” – Nov. 2 at 9 pm


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FRONTLINE’s “The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden” The newest installment of FRONTLINE’s acclaimed election-year tradition tells the story of a deeply divided nation though the lives of the two men who want to lead it The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden Streaming at pbs.org/frontline & in the PBS Video App www.facebook.com/frontline | Twitter: @frontlinepbs Instagram:… Read More