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UPDATE | Ohio bill to ban underage patrons from bars amended

UPDATE | Ohio bill to ban underage patrons from bars amended

Under current law, people under 21 years of age may enter such an establishment, but businesses are barred from serving them.
Ohio EMA offers rebates to homeowners for tornado safe rooms

Ohio EMA offers rebates to homeowners for tornado safe rooms

More than $1.5 million in rebates have been awarded to homeowners for the construction of more than 200 safe rooms across the state.
House committee looks at bill raising Ohio’s minimum wage

House committee looks at bill raising Ohio’s minimum wage

The minimum wage in the state would increase to $15 per hour by 2023.
Foundation thanks outgoing board chairman Sylvester Patton for years of service

Foundation thanks outgoing board chairman Sylvester Patton for years of service

“Sylvester’s steady hand has helped to put the foundation in the position to be a strong voice in advancing the black community,” Barbara Sykes, the foundation’s president and CEO, said.
Drop in Ohio drug overdose deaths met with cautious optimism

Drop in Ohio drug overdose deaths met with cautious optimism

Reports from some areas showed that overdose deaths ticked back up in 2019.
Health care advocates track Ohioans’ perceived harm of marijuana

Health care advocates track Ohioans’ perceived harm of marijuana

The executive director of the Prevention Action Alliance cautioned that there are many misconceptions about marijuana that are not based on research.
KSU receives $175K grant for augmented reality project

KSU receives $175K grant for augmented reality project

The technology will be used as part of a yearlong commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the May 4, 1970, shooting that left four students dead and nine injured.
Plugging abandoned wells could cost Ohio billions

Plugging abandoned wells could cost Ohio billions

By one state count, there are as many as 19,000 orphan wells in Ohio.
Ohio lawmaker wants to ban drivers from using cellphones

Ohio lawmaker wants to ban drivers from using cellphones

In 2017, 58 people were killed and more than 7,000 were injured in nearly 14,000 distracted driving wrecks in the state, according to the Ohio Distracted Driving Task Force.
Ohio AG urges Equifax breach victims to sign up for credit monitoring

Ohio AG urges Equifax breach victims to sign up for credit monitoring

The deadline is Jan. 22 to sign up for 10 years of free monitoring.
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