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Valley governments to receive millions in COVID-19 relief funds

Valley governments to receive millions in COVID-19 relief funds

The bill was passed by both the Ohio Senate and House and now heads to the governor. Mahoning County will receive $8.2 million; Trumbull County will receive $7.1 million; and Columbiana County will receive $3.6 million. Find your community in our listing.
Skeptical reactions as indoor nursing home visits to resume Oct. 12

Skeptical reactions as indoor nursing home visits to resume Oct. 12

As one family accuses Gov. Mike DeWine of "appeasing a lot of negative publicity," long-term care ombudsman John Saulitis said, “There’s an importance to do it, and I think the facilities that are truly committed to person-centered care and quality of life will figure out a way to do it."
Trumbull County reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

Trumbull County reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

Of the county's 1,868 total reported cases, about 88 are presumed to be active infections.
League of Women Voters releases Mahoning voters guide

League of Women Voters releases Mahoning voters guide

The guide includes nonpartisan information on candidates and issues on Mahoning County's 2020 general election ballot as well as a primer on the voting process.
Ohio to allow indoor nursing homes visitations starting Oct. 12

Ohio to allow indoor nursing homes visitations starting Oct. 12

Indoor visitors will be required to be screened before entering and must wear masks provided by the nursing facility. Only two visitors will be allowed at once. Visits must be scheduled in advance and may last no longer than 30 minutes.
Ohio attorney general to award grants to help crime victims

Ohio attorney general to award grants to help crime victims

Attorney General Dave Yost has made it a priority that the funds go to groups that have direct, frontline interactions with victims of crime, including sexual assaults, domestic violence and other violent crime with traumatic effects on peoples’ lives.
Ohio reporting 920 new cases of COVID-19; 139,632 total

Ohio reporting 920 new cases of COVID-19; 139,632 total

Statewide, there have been 4,715 confirmed and probable deaths, including 281 in Mahoning County; 132 in Trumbull; and 80 in Columbiana.
U.S. House passes bill to name VA clinic after Valley veteran

U.S. House passes bill to name VA clinic after Valley veteran

"When my name goes on that building, I want it to represent not me, but the entirety of Vietnam veterans, and all the returning veterans of World War II and Korea,” Carl Nunziato said.
Watch live: Gov. DeWine updates the state on coronavirus crisis

Watch live: Gov. DeWine updates the state on coronavirus crisis

The governor will provide the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis at 2 p.m.
870,000 U.S. workers file new unemployment claims

870,000 U.S. workers file new unemployment claims

In Ohio, 17,435 workers filed initial jobless claims last week, according to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.