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The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Columbus Blue Jackets play in an arena empty of fans during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Columbus, Ohio.

For The First Time In A Year, Columbus Blue Jackets Will Play In Front Of Fans

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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

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Acting Federal Prosecutor Named For Southern Half Of Ohio

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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

Vaccination clinic at Consolidated Baptist Church in Lexington.

Vaccine Experts Answer Your Questions About Pfizer, Moderna And Johnson & Johnson Vaccines


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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

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Guernsey Co. Woman Sentenced To 20 Years In Case Related To Son’s Death

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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

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Pregnant Women, Childcare Workers, Law Enforcement Soon Eligible For COVID Vaccine

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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

This Dec. 2, 2020, file photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows vials of the COVID-19 vaccine in the United States.

First U.S. Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Doses Shipped Sunday Night

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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