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Ohio lawmakers condemn Canadian government in House while granting lucrative deal in Senate

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — On the same day the Republican-dominated Ohio House voted for a resolution to put Canada on the religious freedom watch list, the Ohio Senate passed a bill to reward an exclusive deal to a Canadian business to run the state’s lottery. The Senate bill, SB269, lays out the authority… Read More

Jerry Coleman stands in a parking lot. His shirt has the words "Black Lung Kills" on it.

Black lung patients and advocates urge mine safety officials to update silica dust standards

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Ohio Valley ReSource · Black lung patients, advocates urge mine safety officials to update silica dust standards CABIN CREEK, W.Va. (OVR) — Jerry Coleman mined West Virginia coal underground for 37 years. When he was in his early fifties, he found himself gradually struggling to keep up with other men his age, and went to… Read More

Walk, Talk and Roll event encourages everyone to consider the accessibility of Athens

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For the past three years the Athens City Commission on Disabilities has been inviting the public to join an ongoing conversation about improving the accessibility of Athens with their annual Walk, Talk and Roll event, which takes place again this Friday. Participants will be led by Commission chairperson Davey McNelly and Committee member Rob Delach… Read More

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Ohio House approves bill allowing doula services to be covered by Medicaid

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A bill to expand access to doula services is moving to the Ohio Senate after receiving a near unanimous vote out of the Ohio House. Doulas are professional labor assistants who work with pregnant people to provide physical and emotional support throughout pregnancy, labor, and postpartum. The proposed law,… Read More

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine addressed the infant formula shortage during a press conference at Kroger on the Rhine on June 6, 2022.

DeWine asks USDA to ‘make it easier’ for WIC families to find baby formula during shortage

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CINCINNATI, Ohio (WVXU) — The Ohio Department of Health is working with the United States Department of Agriculture to get waivers for families enrolled in WIC so people have more baby formula options during the national shortage. Ohio is working with the USDA to temporarily remove requirements for families enrolled in WIC who use special… Read More

Suze Orman

Advice on planning for & thriving in retirement- “Suze Orman’s Ultimate Retirement Guide” – Monday, June 13 at 9 pm


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SUZE ORMAN’S ULTIMATE RETIREMENT GUIDE Acclaimed Personal Finance Expert Provides Essential Advice About Planning for and Thriving in Retirement   Suze Orman is back on PBS with an all-new program focusing on one of the most important and pressing financial concerns everyone has to face: planning for and financially thriving in one’s retirement years. With… Read More

An Athens optometrist carries on his family’s quilting tradition with some help from YouTube

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WOUB Digital · An Athens optometrist carries on his family’s quilting tradition with some help from YouTube ATHENS, Ohio (WVPB) — For his day job, Shane Foster is an optometrist in Athens, Ohio. But lately he’s also become a quilter—with help from some friends he’s never actually met. He is one of those folks who… Read More