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BREAKING | Ohio reports new record of 2,239 COVID-19 cases in one day

BREAKING | Ohio reports new record of 2,239 COVID-19 cases in one day

Statewide, there have been 5,149 confirmed and probable deaths, including 286 in Mahoning County; 134 in Trumbull; and 87 in Columbiana.
Groundhog Day in October: As cases surge, DeWine again begs for mask use

Groundhog Day in October: As cases surge, DeWine again begs for mask use

"... We're not seeing the number of cases peak. we're not seeing the number of hospitalizations peak and until we know where the peak of that curve is, it's a little anxiety-provoking," said Dr. Andrew Thomas, chief clinical officer at Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center.
Ohio inmates' gun penalties under review after court ruling

Ohio inmates' gun penalties under review after court ruling

The undertaking was prompted by a Sept. 15 decision by the Ohio Supreme Court in the case of inmate Charles Fraley, who challenged the way the state calculated his gun-related penalties in a manner that the court agreed erroneously added three years to his sentence.
State, local leaders meet to discuss election security

State, local leaders meet to discuss election security

Presenters discussed polling location jurisdiction; experience with past demonstrations and civil unrest; and awareness of possible cyber threats.
New Ohio laws are expected to help small businesses

New Ohio laws are expected to help small businesses

A recent survey showed 61 percent of the state’s restaurants believe they will be forced to close within nine months if they continue to operate at their current capacity restrictions.
Ohio voter registration hits near record, led by Democratic surge

Ohio voter registration hits near record, led by Democratic surge

Democratic registrations have risen by more than a quarter of a million since 2016, to nearly 1.6 million. The number of registered Republicans fell by 120,000 over the same period, but the party remains the larger of the two, at 1.9 million people.
What you need to know about Ohio drop box restrictions

What you need to know about Ohio drop box restrictions

The issue is now before a federal court in Cleveland.
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost addresses election concerns

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost addresses election concerns

“Don’t try this stuff in Ohio, because there will be a price to pay,” the attorney general said in a video Tuesday. “Let’s have a clean election, a fair election — make sure that every vote is counted. And that means you have to cast your ballot, so let’s vote, Ohio.”
DeWine: Expect COVID-19 virus will get worse before it gets better

DeWine: Expect COVID-19 virus will get worse before it gets better

The governor noted the number of cases statewide has increased "dramatically," and though more virus tests are administered each week, test positivity has begun to climb as well.
Ohio opens door for indoor nursing home visits

Ohio opens door for indoor nursing home visits

Visitation requirements include a two-visitor limit for a maximum of 30 minutes and safety protocols, such as social distancing and wearing face masks.