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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKSU) — As Ohio continues to distribute COVID-19 vaccines, Gov. Mike DeWine outlined plans to add recipients in group 1B in the coming weeks. He also said he’s disturbed by reports that some counties, including Erie County in northern Ohio, have vaccinated people not included in the 1A group. “Every time we vaccinate… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 3,295 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 32 were reported Thursday. The county also remained at a Level 3 Public Health Emergency. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on January 7. Analysis of ODH data indicates seven involved people… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The office of Ohio Attorney General says he is feeling well after a positive test for the coronavirus. Republican Dave Yost is in his first term as the state’s top law enforcement official. Yost spokesman Steve Irwin said Thursday that Yost tested positive over the holidays. Yost is the first statewide… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has unveiled its plan to aid people who take custody of children they’re related but who aren’t licensed foster parents. The program addresses a gap between payments to non-licensed relatives and licensed foster care parents. Ohio has been under pressure from child advocates to follow a 2017 court ruling ordering… Read More
Lawmakers returned to the Capitol after hours of chaos in which protesters forced their way into the building and abruptly halted Congress’ tally of Electoral College votes.
Members of Congress returned to the floor after pro-Trump extremists stormed the Capitol and halted certification proceedings.