Friday, August 14, 2020

Number of Americans filing for unemployment falls below 1M for first time since pandemic...

WASHINGTON (Fox News): The number of laid-off Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell below 1 million last week for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic started...

Governor: Thousands of Ohio students to attend in-person classes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Nearly 600,000 Ohio schoolchildren in 325 districts will return to school this fall for in-person classes, according to figures released by...

Ohio may purge 120K inactive voters from rolls post-election

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — About 120,000 inactive Ohio voter registrations will be purged from state voter rolls after the November election, the state elections...

Unemployment rate falls to 10.2% in July as US adds 1.8M jobs

WASHINGTON (Fox News): The U.S. unemployment rate edged down to 10.2 percent in July even as a wave of new coronavirus cases forced most states...

Capital One slapped with $80M fine for 2019 data hack

WASHINGTON (Fox News): A top banking regulator has fined Capital One $80 million over a data breach last year that exposed the personal information...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive ahead of Trump visit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive Thursday for the coronavirus just ahead a planned meeting with President Donald Trump. The Republican...

Marathon Petroleum sells Speedway to 7-Eleven owner for $21 billion

Marathon Petroleum has agreed to sell its Speedway gas stations in the United States to Japanese retail group Seven & i Holdings for $21 billion, the companies said,...

Nuclear bailout tied to bribery scandal was years in making

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP): A $1-billion bailout for Ohio’s two nuclear plants that is now entangled in a state bribery scandal had little support when...

Ohio pharmacy board backs down on banning drug for COVID-19

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): The Ohio pharmacy board reversed course Thursday and tossed a rule that would have prohibited the use of a malaria drug...

Ohio House ousts top leader after arrest in bribery scheme

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): The Ohio House ousted its Republican speaker as the chamber’s top leader in a historic, unanimous and bipartisan vote Thursday after...

Over 1.4M Americans filed for unemployment aid last week

WASHINGTON (Fox News): The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose again last week, intensifying fears that a fresh round of business closures amid...

Ohio GOP lawmakers to meet to determine Householder’s fate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Republican state representatives in Ohio planned to meet Tuesday for the first time since their leader was arrested in connection with...

1.4 million seek jobless aid, first increase since March

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of laid-off Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week for the first time since the pandemic struck in March, evidence...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine issues statewide mask mandate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced Wednesday that a mandatory mask order will be expanded statewide to slow the spread of...

US secures 100 million doses of Pfizer, BioNTech experimental coronavirus vaccine

WASHINGTON (Fox News): The U.S. government has reached a $1.95 billion deal with Pfizer and BioNTech for 100 million doses of their experimental COVID-19...

Ohio House speaker, 4 others arrested in $60M bribery case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and four others were arrested Tuesday in a $60 million federal bribery probe, a person...

Massive Northwest Ohio Drug Bust may impact Fort Wayne and region

LIMA, Oh. (WOWO): A pair of search warrants executed last week resulted in a massive seizure of illegal drugs, cash and guns and the...

Fort Wayne shooting suspect takes own life after standoff with police

CELINA, Ohio (WOWO): A 22-year-old Cincinnati man is dead after reportedly taking his own life after being confronted over a pair of robberies, one...

Nearly 60% of Ohio to be under mask mandate as virus spreads

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A day after a statewide address pushing the importance of personal responsibility in combating the coronavirus, Gov. Mike DeWine ordered nearly 60%...

Fugitive wanted for murder extradited back to Allen County

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne man wanted in a murder case who was held in Ohio has been extradited back to Fort...

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