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Bill could leave some Ohio casinos and racinos without sports books

Bill could leave some Ohio casinos and racinos without sports books

The original Senate bill introduced in early May excluded casinos and racinos altogether.
The show's almost over. What comes after Ohio's Vax-a-Million?

The show's almost over. What comes after Ohio's Vax-a-Million?

Vaccinated summer has come to Ohio, and masks are off. But, as DeWine said Thursday, “We continue to see people die every day in Ohio.”
DeWine to Ohio students, parents: The time to get vaccinated is now

DeWine to Ohio students, parents: The time to get vaccinated is now

"I encourage everyone to get the vaccination so we can go back to life when kids aren’t 10 feet apart on the sidelines and athletes can high five and hug each other when they make a good play," said Doug Ute, OHSAA director.
State offices in Ohio to be closed Friday in observance of Juneteenth

State offices in Ohio to be closed Friday in observance of Juneteenth

President Joe Biden signed legislation into law Thursday to make Juneteenth, or June 19, the 12th federal holiday. 
This week's Vax-a-Millionaire didn't hesitate to get the COVID-19 shot

This week's Vax-a-Millionaire didn't hesitate to get the COVID-19 shot

"It's the best thing to save lives," said Suzanne Ward, Ohio's penultimate Vax-a-Million winner.
As of Friday, visitation regulations will be up to Ohio nursing homes

As of Friday, visitation regulations will be up to Ohio nursing homes

However, the state will still require twice weekly COVID-19 testing for unvaccinated nursing home employees.
BREAKING | Ohio's Fourth Vax-a-Million winner is from Findlay

BREAKING | Ohio's Fourth Vax-a-Million winner is from Findlay

Gov. Mike DeWine launched the giveaway as an incentive for more Ohioans to get a COVID-19 vaccination.
Officer responding to shooting runs over man bleeding in the street, Ohio police say

Officer responding to shooting runs over man bleeding in the street, Ohio police say

Family members aren’t convinced it was an accident. “There is no way in hell she did not see him,” the man’s sister said.
Ohio Senate approves legalized sports betting bill

Ohio Senate approves legalized sports betting bill

The legislation would allow 53 licenses to be issued for taking wagers on professional and college sports.
Ohio House expels former Republican speaker in historic vote

Ohio House expels former Republican speaker in historic vote

The Republican-led House voted 75-21 to remove Larry Householder, of Perry County, approving a resolution that stated he was not suited for office because of the indictment.