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11th Ohio County Joins Disaster Declaration After Tornadoes

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) – Residents in one more Ohio county impacted by severe weather in late May will be eligible for federal assistance after the area was added to those covered by a disaster declaration from President Donald Trump. Gov. Mike DeWine says Mahoning County in northeast Ohio has been added to the previous 10-county… Read More

Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina, left) stands alongside Gov. Mike DeWine during DeWine's first State of the State speech in March.

State Seeks Federal Aid for Areas Impacted by Severe Storms

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Gov. Mike DeWine has officially requested a disaster declaration from President Donald Trump and federal assistance for 10 Ohio counties impacted by tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding and landslides. State officials say 21 tornadoes touched down in Auglaize, Darke, Greene, Hocking, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Muskingum, Perry, and Pickaway counties during… Read More

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Loans Available to WVa Farms for Hurricane-Related Flooding

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Farmers in two dozen counties in West Virginia are eligible to apply for emergency loans from flooding caused by hurricanes Florence and Michael last year. The state Department of Agriculture says in a news release the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a disaster designation for damage that occurred between April… Read More