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Governor Mike DeWine and Fran DeWine visit Heritage Hall College of Medicine on Monday, April 12, 2021, in Athens, OH.

DeWine Urges Eligible Youth Get Vaccinated As Ohio ‘Seems To’ Be Headed For A Plateau

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COLUMUBS, Ohio (WVXU) — With the number of older Ohioans getting vaccinated consistently going up, Gov. Mike DeWine on Wednesday used his coronavirus briefing to speak to younger residents and urge them to get the shot. Currently, those age 16 and older are eligible for the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines, while Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot vaccine… Read More

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Democrats Oppose Republicans’ Change In Language On Adoption Back To “Husband And Wife”

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — One of the changes made by Ohio House leaders to the budget of their fellow Republican Gov. Mike DeWine deals with language for people who want to become parents through adoption. DeWine’s budget had changed a reference in state law on who may adopt a child from “husband and wife”… Read More

This Aug. 1 2018 photo shows a board at Harrah's casino in Atlantic City, N.J., listing the odds on pro football games in the first week of the NFL season. Resorts casino will begin taking sports bets in person on Wednesday, Aug. 15, becoming the fifth Atlantic City casino to do so.

Bengals, Browns, Blue Jackets Join Others In Calling For Legal Sports Betting

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio’s professional sports teams are calling on legislators to break the log jam in the debate over legalizing sports betting before they go on summer break. Ohio lawmakers are locked in a stalemate over plans to legalize sports betting. The holdup is over which agency should be in charge of… Read More

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Episode 146 : “Be Kind To Everyone” w/ Jackie Moore


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https://ohio.streamguys1.com/TheKindnessPodcast/mp3/146JackieMoore.mp3   Jackie Moore received her Bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation Psychology, but it’s real life that has been her greatest teacher. Three years ago she launched Jordyn’s Summer Shirt Project to teach Jordyn, her daughter with autism, job skills. Jordyn has not only learned valuable work skills, she’s also encouraging people to be kind to… Read More

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You can bridge the workplace gap between “us” and “them,” says Laura Kriska


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https://ohio.streamguys1.com/JazzedAboutWork/mp3/105LauraKriska.mp3 It’s time to create more productive and welcoming workplaces. Today’s guest is Laura Krista, a White American cross-cultural consultant whose commitment to building diverse and collaborative work teams dates to her early years working in Japan. She’ll talk about her book, “The Business of WE,” which describes the benefits of fostering connections among people… Read More

Cecil Roberts, President of United Mine Workers of America

Mine Workers’ Leader Wants To Save Last Coal Jobs As Biden Tackles Climate

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (OVR) — United Mine Workers of America President Cecil Roberts said he’s been hearing the term “just transition” tossed around for more than 20 years as part of the long-running, nearly Sisyphean discussion about climate change, clean energy, and coal country. Simply put: he’s not a fan. “I ask anybody who has been… Read More

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Vaccine Privilege: Public Health Experts Say Wealthier Ohioans Have It

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — If you look at Ohio’s vaccination dashboard right now, you’ll see many of Ohio’s highest income counties and those with the highest education levels have the higher vaccination rates. Public policy health leaders say that’s just what they’d expect right now. Dr. Ayez Hyder, assistant professor  at the College of Public… Read More

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Protests Fill Downtown Columbus After Police Killing Of Ma’Kiah

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — Protesters were back on the streets of Columbus Tuesday, hours after a police officer fatally shot a Black teenage girl following a 911 call. The fatal shooting occurred seconds after officers arrived at the scene of a reported disturbance on Legion Lane on Columbus’ Southeast side. Body camera footage released by… Read More