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Ohio ombudsman to help look into nursing homes’ response to COVID-19

Ohio ombudsman to help look into nursing homes’ response to COVID-19

The national commission will review and help inform current and future responses to COVID-19 and potential infectious disease outbreaks within nursing homes.
Ohio Senate to consider broadband expansion bill

Ohio Senate to consider broadband expansion bill

“The disparities that we have in this state were really laid bare during this pandemic," said Rep. Rick Carfagna, co-sponsor of House Bill 13.
State Rep. Al Cutrona appointed to House committees

State Rep. Al Cutrona appointed to House committees

He will serve on the Criminal Justice, Health and Agriculture and Rural Development committees.
House speaker says state could cut Columbus' funding over vandalism

House speaker says state could cut Columbus' funding over vandalism

Protesters last week defaced the Ohio Statehouse with red handprints on the building.
Lightning Safety Awareness Week underway in Ohio

Lightning Safety Awareness Week underway in Ohio

The National Weather Service advises preparedness as storms approach.
Concealed handgun legislation divides Ohio House

Concealed handgun legislation divides Ohio House

Currently, anyone stopped by police must “promptly” alert officers if they are carrying a handgun. Under the proposed change, anyone with a gun would need to alert the officer that they are carrying only if asked.
Price gougers beware — Yost is on the lookout

Price gougers beware — Yost is on the lookout

The accused were selling hand sanitizer on Amazon at inflated prices.
DeWine orders flags lowered for Ohio marine

DeWine orders flags lowered for Ohio marine

Weninger was killed in a training exercise at Fort Benning in Georgia.
Ohio reports 516 new COVID-19 cases

Ohio reports 516 new COVID-19 cases

The state on Sunday reported 41 more hospitalized patients.
State lawmakers want return postage on absentee ballot application forms

State lawmakers want return postage on absentee ballot application forms

The state Controlling Board on Monday approved the state’s use of federal CARES Act funding for this year’s election.