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Grants awarded to help area youth

The I’m a Child of Appalachia Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) and the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville (OHFN) are pleased to ... Read more

20 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Ohio Statehouse, state offices to close amid protest threat

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Statehouse and other state buildings in downtown Columbus will be closed through Inauguration Day as police officers, National Guard members and ... Read more

21 hours ago by Associated Press.

House votes 232-197 to impeach Trump for second time

WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of the U.S. House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time, just a week ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

Ohio researchers find new strain of COVID-19

COLUMBUS — Scientists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine have discovered a new variant of SARS-Cov-2, the virus that ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

DeWine activates National Guard ahead of potential riots

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine activated 580 National Guard members Tuesday in preparation for what the FBI identified as massive armed protests planned ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

Researchers discover new variant of COVID-19 virus in Columbus

COLUMBUS — Scientists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine have discovered a new variant of SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

COVID-19 continues to rise locally

Cases top 4,000, deaths now at 47 The number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in Lawrence County with another 1,000 cases in three weeks. ... Read more

2 days ago by Mark Shaffer.

Vaccine rollout confirms public health officials’ warnings

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Public health officials sounded the alarm for months, complaining that they did not have enough support or money to get COVID-19 ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

DeWine vetoes bill on fair limits

COVID-19 health orders on events remain in place On Monday, Gov. Mike DeWine signed three bills into law, including Senate Bill 33, which modifies criminal ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Stephens’ government efficiency and transparency bill signed into law

COLUMBUS — State Rep. Jason Stephens, R-Kitts Hill, announced that Gov. Mike DeWine signed House Bill 450 into law last week. Sponsored by Stephens, House ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Website for local campaign finance reports announced

COLUMBUS — During the previous General Assembly, SB 107 was passed and signed into law. The legislation, championed by Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose, ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Viaduct bridge work ahead of schedule

Completion expected sometime this summer RUSSELL, Ky. — The work on the new bridge into Russell, Kentucky is going well for its late summer opening. ... Read more

2 days ago by Mark Shaffer.

State sees surge in opioid deaths

COLUMBUS — More Ohioans died of an opioid overdose during a three-month period last year than at any time since the epidemic began, according to ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Portman calls on Trump to address nation and urge nonviolence

CINCINNATI – U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, called on Tuesday for his party’s leader, President Donald Trump, to address the nation and urge his supporters ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

U.S. shifts to speed vaccinations; won’t hold back 2nd doses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely a month into a mass vaccination campaign to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration unexpectedly shifted gears Tuesday to speed ... Read more

3 days ago by Associated Press.

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