You are viewing the December 14, 2020 daily archives
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse) — All 538 members of the Electoral College voted across the country Monday – including the 18 electors in Ohio. It’s a process described in law and with lots of formality, but little suspense. Ohio’s 18 electors were pledged to President Donald Trump. So when Ohio campaign adviser Bob Paduchik, the chair… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Doctors, and nurses around the state are receiving the first round of the COVID-19 vaccine. Hundreds of health care workers were immunized with more doses on the way. Staff at Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati’s UC Health were the first to get the… Read More
An administration spokesman said senior government officials would be among the first to get the vaccine, but the president himself later said that White House staff would get it later.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 2,653 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 24 cases were confirmed Monday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on December 14. Analysis of ODH data indicates two cases involved people aged 0-19, nine involved people aged 20-29, three involved… Read More
The biggest vaccination campaign in U.S. history kicked off Monday as health workers rolled up their sleeves for shots to protect them from COVID-19 and start beating back the pandemic — a day of optimism even as the nation’s death toll closed in on 300,000. “I feel hopeful today. Relieved,” critical care nurse Sandra Lindsay… Read More
At least, that’s how it will look to someone craning their head aloft. On the winter solstice, the pair of gas giants will appear closer to each other in the night sky than they have in centuries.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The 538 members of the Electoral College will cast their states’ votes for president today, including the 18 electors in Ohio. With the election certified last month, the Ohio electors will again cast their votes for Donald Trump, who won the state by almost the same margin as in… Read More