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“It takes time to build out of the depths of cruelty that the administration before us established,” DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — For the first time in nearly a year, the Columbus Blue Jackets will play in front of at least some fans this week. The NHL team – along with the Columbus Crew, Clippers, Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds – recently received permission from the state to have fans in the stands…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An acting federal prosecutor was named Monday for the Southern District of Ohio after the former officeholder stepped down under the Justice Department’s transition to the administration of President Joe Biden. Vipal Patel, a longtime assistant U.S. attorney from Dayton, will serve as acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of… Read More
FRANKFURT, Ky. (OVR) — More than 2.5 million people in Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia have been vaccinated with at least one dose of the Moderna or Pfzier COVID-19 vaccines. Little by little, states have received more vaccine doses, but the national supply remains low. However, more promise is on the horizon as the U.S…. Read More
The Senate will debate a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill and aim to pass it using a process that avoids a Republican filibuster. A battle over efforts to raise the minimum wage still splits Democrats.
CAMBRIDGE, Ohio (WOUB) — A Guernsey County woman was sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in the 2018 death of her 6-year-old son. Tiera Mounts, 30, pleaded no contest Monday in Guernsey County Common Pleas Court to four felony counts of endangering children and was sentenced to 20 years in prison, according… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WVXU) — Ohio will expand its list of eligible Ohioans who can sign up to receive the coronavirus vaccine on Thursday. Phase 1C includes those with Type 1 diabetes or ALS; pregnant women; and those who have had a bone marrow transplant. Additionally, residents working in childcare, funeral services, and law enforcement and… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 4,637 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after six were reported Monday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on March 1, 2021. Analysis of ODH data indicates three involved people aged 20-29, two involved people aged 50-59 and one involved… Read More
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 4 million doses of the newest COVID-19 vaccine shipped Sunday night, and will begin to be delivered to states for injections starting on Tuesday. The White House said the entire stockpile of the newly approved single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will go out immediately. J&J will deliver about 16 million more… Read More