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Study Links Increased COVID-19 Transmission To Poultry Plants Allowed To Operate Faster

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HENDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (OVR) — A study published Thursday in a prestigious scientific journal links significant increases in COVID-19 transmission rates to meatpacking plants, especially those facilities that the federal government has allowed to speed up processing lines. Researchers found evidence that linked meatpacking plants to a “high potential for community spread” in the surrounding… Read More

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Ohio Protests Carry On As Refinery Strike Continues

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Workers in northwest Ohio continue to protest as the first nationwide oil refinery strike since 1980 moves into its fourth week. About 200 people demonstrated Tuesday outside the Marathon Petroleum Corp. headquarters in Findlay despite temperatures in the teens. More than 60 workers from the BP-Husky refinery in Oregon near Toledo joined the demonstration, and… Read More