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Bars Could Get Back Thousands In COVID-Related Fines In House Version Of Budget
The Statehouse News Bureau | By Karen Kasler

Published April 15, 2021 at 9:04 AM EDT

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Signs at the entrance to a bar in downtown Cleveland, indicating that...

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Cleveland Heights Patch​.com
30 Days In Jail For OH Corrections Officer Who Ignored Man Dying
Martin Devering was sentenced to 30 days in jail for tampering with records and dereliction of duty.

A former Cuyahoga County corrections officer was sentenced to 30 days in prison Wednesday. (Shutterstock)...

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WTTE Fox 28 Columbus
Initial unemployment claims see decline in Ohio
by Chris White
Thursday, April 15th 2021
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The Ohio Statehouse June 8, 2020. Initial jobless claims saw a large decline in Ohio last week. (WSYX)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Initial unemployment claims...

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Cleveland Plain Dealer
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John Boehner shares Ohio stories, memories in new book: Capitol Letter
Former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, from the Cincinnati area, recalls the time he took former Gov. John Kasich golfing with former President Barack Obama and former Vice President Joe Biden. (AP Photo...
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Bowling Green Sentinel Tribune
Ghanbari fights for ‘Collin’s Law,’ Ohio anti-bullying and hazing act
COLUMBUS, Ohio - State Rep. Haraz N. Ghanbari, R-Perrysburg, on Tuesday testified in support of House Bill 205, which is also known as the "Collin’s Law: The Ohio Anti-Bullying and Hazing Act." The bill...
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WDTN NBC Channel 2
Ohio lawmakers want Congress to permanently transition to Daylight Saving Time
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) - Ohio State Reps. Rodney Creech (R-West Alexandria) and Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) introduced House Concurrent Resolution 13, legislation that urges Congress to enact The Sunshine...
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Alliance Review
Ohio gun advocates upset at Biden's proposed gun control measures
Céilí Doyle
The Columbus Dispatch

Tyler Hendricks has talked a lot of angry customers off the ledge in the last few days.

The manager of Metal Gear Armory, a gun shop in Lancaster, says folks are responding...

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WXIX-TV FOX 19 Cincinnati
Fatal police shooting at Ohio hospital caught on officer bodycams
By Associated Press | April 15, 2021 at 4:55 AM EDT - Updated April 15 at 4:55 AM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Officers conducting a routine pat-down of a man in a hospital emergency room found a gun in his...

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Logan Daily News
Portman challenges Biden’s infrastructure plan on Senate floor
(The Center Square) ¬- U.S. Sen. Rob Portman believes the nation’s aging infrastructure needs improvement, but he does not believe President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion plan makes roads and bridges a priority....
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Logan Daily News
Ohio scrambles to adjust to vaccine "pause"
(Ohio Capital Journal) - Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday said he was blindsided like everybody else when he learned that federal public health officials were advising that all states should "pause" administration...
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WTVN 610 (Columbus)
Ohio AG says Miles Jackson was Armed, Shot at Police during Monday Shooting
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN)--Initial findings from the investigation into the shooting death of Miles Jackson, at Mt. Carmel St. Ann's Hospital in Westerville on Monday, show that Jackson was armed, and fired...
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Youngstown Daily Legal News
Dr. Amy Acton roils US Senate race by saying she won't run
...April 15, 2021

Dr. Amy Acton roils US Senate race by saying she won't run

Ohio Department of Health director Amy Acton giving a briefing on the coronavirus with Gov. Mike DeWine. (AP file photo)...

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WKRC-TV CBS 12 (Cincinnati)
'Vaccine discrimination': Ohio House GOP propose wide 'exemptions' to vaccine requirements
by Geoff Redick, WSYX
Thursday, April 15th 2021
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A healthcare worker displays a COVID-19 vaccine record card at the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center on December 16, 2020 in Portland, Oregon....

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Northwest Signal
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Ohio Rep. James Hoops plans to continue looking at Ohio energy policy
...may not have been a perfect bill, but legislation sponsored by Ohio Rep. James Hoops, R-Napoleon, recently signed by Gov. Mike DeWine, made necessary changes for electric utilities and paved the way...
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Youngstown Vindicator
Pace of new COVID-19 cases continues to quicken in Ohio
Heidi Lapmardo, RN at Trumbull Regional Medical Center, administers a first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to TCTC student Amanda Chaners, 17, of Lordstown, Wednesday morning at a free community COVID-19...
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Ohioans still struggling with unemployment system more than 1 year into pandemic
Lawmakers collecting stories from residents who faced challenges collecting benefits

Lawmakers in Ohio want to hear from residents who have struggled to navigate the unemployment system during the pandemic...

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Canton Repository
Ohio lawmaker pitches University of Alabama license plate in Buckeye State
Jessie Balmert
Cincinnati Enquirer

COLUMBUS - Months after the Crimson Tide rolled Ohio State University's Buckeyes in the national championship, an Ohio lawmaker wants to create a new University of Alabama...

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WJW TV - My Fox Cleveland
Ohio coronavirus numbers: 2,216 new cases, 121 hospitalizations reported
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WJW) — The Ohio Department of Health released the state’s latest coronavirus numbers Wednesday afternoon.

Akron high schoolers receive coronavirus vaccines at school (as seen in the...

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WCMH NBC 4 Columbus
Ohio lawmakers urge declaring racism a public health crisis
COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Ohio federal and state lawmakers are renewing calls to declare racism a public health crisis just days after the CDC declared racism a "serious public health threat."

During the COVID-19...

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Cleveland WEWS-TV
Still a year out from a primary, Ohio race for Republican U.S. Senate nomination fills up
Posted at 5:39 PM, Apr 14, 2021

and last updated 2021-04-14 18:47:50-04

CLEVELAND — Ohio is still more than a year away from the primary, but the race for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate has...

By: John Kosich
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Elyria Chronicle Telegram
State legislators introduce bill promoting indoor air quality
Apr 14, 2021 7:03 PM
House Bill 251, sponsored by state Reps. Joe Miller, D-Amherst, and Allison Russo, D-Upper Arlington, would establish mold education and awareness programs through the Ohio Department...
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WBNS CBS 10 Columbus
Here’s a closer look at how Johnson & Johnson doses were used until now in central Ohio, and how that compares to other brands.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — According to the Ohio Department of Health, there have been at least 264,311 doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine administered in the state as of Monday.

Here’s a closer look at how Johnson...

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