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Another 860,000 Americans filed for unemployment aid last week

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Fox News): The number of Americans applying for state unemployment benefits inched down last week as the nation's labor market continued its gradual recovery...

US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines

WASHINGTON (AP): The federal government outlined a sweeping plan Wednesday to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for free to all Americans, even as polls...

Ohio governor remains confident health director can be hired

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Ohio will be able to hire a health director despite concerns about criticism a candidate might face, Gov. Mike DeWine said...

Ohio judge derides restriction of 1 ballot box per county

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): A directive that restricted Ohio counties to one ballot drop box in November was arbitrary and unreasonable, a county judge ruled...

Lima man charged in fatal hit-and-run crash

LIMA, Ohio (WOWO): A Lima man is facing a felony charge after being arrested for leaving the scene of a crash that took the...

Ohio absentee ballot order halted to allow expedited appeal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An appeals court halted a judge’s order directing Ohio’s elections chief to allow voters to apply for absentee ballots for...

Spencerville man arrested for early Saturday morning shooting

VAN WERT COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO) - The Van Wert County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in connection to an early Saturday morning fatal...

Another 884,000 Americans filed for unemployment aid last week

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Fox News): The number of Americans applying for state unemployment benefits hovered below 1 million again last week, reflecting a gradual recovery...

Ohio: Thousands must repay unemployment overpayments

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Around 48,000 Ohioans have been notified they received an overpayment of unemployment benefits during the coronavirus pandemic, the state human services...

Election chief: Ohio positioning for smooth Election Night

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Ohio’s elections chief said Tuesday that he continues to take steps to head off a potentially chaotic November election, including adding...

Ohio governor delays more executions amidst drug shortage

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday delayed two death row inmates’ 2021 executions as the state’s unofficial death penalty moratorium...

US employers hire 1.4M in August as unemployment falls to 8.4%

WASHINGTON (Fox News): The U.S. economy added 1.4 million jobs in August, indicating the pace of rehiring has eased amid growing fears the nation faces a slow recovery from...

Jobless claims fall to 881,000 but layoffs remain elevated

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of laid-off Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to roughly 880,000 last week, a sign of possible improvement but evidence...

CDC tells states: Be ready to distribute vaccines on Nov. 1

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP): The federal government has told states to prepare for a coronavirus vaccine to be ready to distribute by Nov. 1. The timeline...

US Marshals recover 25 missing children in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Fox News): The U.S. Marshals Service recovered at least 25 missing children in Ohio in a two-week stretch as part of an ongoing operation in the...

Ohio House speaker calls on indicted predecessor to resign

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): The GOP speaker of the Ohio House on Tuesday called for his predecessor, a fellow Republican under federal indictment in a...

Labor Day gas prices expected to be lowest since 2004

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Travelers hitting the road for Labor Day weekend will be spending less to fill their gas tanks, according to a...

Gov: Ohio schools must develop coronavirus-reporting system

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — School districts must establish a system for collecting information on cases of the coronavirus and then make that information publicly...

Michigan man arrested after manhunt in Ohio

VAN WERT COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): A Michigan man was arrested Wednesday morning after a manhunt. Timothy Allerton, 41 of Berrien Springs, was arrested at 8:39...

Ohio House Lawmakers draft articles to impeach Governor Mike DeWine

COLUMBUS, Oh. (AP): Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine should be impeached over his handling of the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, a conservative...

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