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WEEKLY ROUNDUP | Ohio's public schools and colleges can no longer require 'emergency use' vaccines

WEEKLY ROUNDUP | Ohio's public schools and colleges can no longer require 'emergency use' vaccines

DeWine urged the FDA to fully approve the COVID-19 vaccines, citing the hundreds of millions of people who have received them thus far, believing it will help ease vaccine hesitancy in the state.
Portman: Bipartisan infrastructure bill loses IRS provision

Portman: Bipartisan infrastructure bill loses IRS provision

Ohio's senator says that component will be part of another bill that has Democratic support.
Centennial of astronaut, U.S. Senator John Glenn marked

Centennial of astronaut, U.S. Senator John Glenn marked

The Ohio astronaut and senator, who was the first American to orbit Earth, was honored by a weekend festival and a parade that passed by his boyhood home near Cambridge.
Report reveals growing divide between Ohio wages and rent

Report reveals growing divide between Ohio wages and rent

The costs of rent are being driven higher by the increase in home prices, said Bill Faith, executive director of the Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio.
Car dealer Moreno top GOP fundraiser in Senate race

Car dealer Moreno top GOP fundraiser in Senate race

Bernie Moreno vies for the Republican nod against former Ohio GOP Chair Jane Timken, former Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel and Cleveland-area investment banker Mike Gibbons.
Ohio bill would end spousal exemptions for sexual violence

Ohio bill would end spousal exemptions for sexual violence

"Marital rape is real, and it does exist," said Rosa Beltré, executive director of the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence.
School, college mandates banned for 'emergency use' vaccines

School, college mandates banned for 'emergency use' vaccines

“It is past time for the FDA to take into account that hundreds of millions of people have received these vaccines, and move it from an emergency basis over to a regular basis,” Gov. Mike DeWine said.
George Floyd mural in Toledo reduced to rubble. Some say lightning caused the collapse

George Floyd mural in Toledo reduced to rubble. Some say lightning caused the collapse

A city building inspector, however, does not believe lightning was behind the collapse.
ODH's Dr. Vanderhoff: 'Delta is here and delta is rising rapidly'

ODH's Dr. Vanderhoff: 'Delta is here and delta is rising rapidly'

The delta variant accounted for less than one percent of COVID-19 infections in Ohio between May 9 and May 22. From June 6 to June 19, that proportion rose to 15 percent.
Ohio to unveil 2nd COVID-19 vaccination incentive program

Ohio to unveil 2nd COVID-19 vaccination incentive program

The governor did not provide details but hinted it could include smaller amounts of money meant to spread out the odds so more people win.