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Slideshow: Friends Of The Shelter Dogs Makes Splash At Benefit In Nelsonville

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) – Tubers, kayakers and canoers traveled to Adventure Pro Outdoors on Saturday, July 17, to float and paddle down the Hocking River to benefit the Friends of the Shelter Dogs, a volunteer organization whose purpose is to support local dog shelters with veterinary care, food donations and rehabilitative care. Many at the… Read More

Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague (R-Ohio) backs a proposed House bill that would reduce interest rates for loans used for adoption.

Proposed Plan Reduces Interest Rates for Loans Used for Adoptions

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In Ohio, as many as 19,000 children are projected to be in the foster care system by this time next year. State leaders are offering a plan that could address the crisis by alleviating some of the financial stress that comes with adoption through reduced interest rates. The pending legislation, to be introduced in the… Read More

State Public Awareness Campaign Launched To Promote Foster Care And Adoption

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Ohio has nearly 16,000 children in the custody of county children’s services agencies. Gov. Mike DeWine wants to increase the number of foster care families available to meet that need. Here is one effort that’s designed to recruit more foster parents. The state has a new foster care and adoption website that gives Ohioans information on requirements and… Read More