Youth baseball game in Delaware, Ohio
Jo Ingles

Two new health orders are now in effect that relax rules for Ohio professional and youth sports as well as wedding and entertainment venues. The orders became effective at 12:01 p.m. today.

Stephanie McCloud, director Ohio Department of Health
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The Ohio Department of Health is making major changes to the system it uses for recording COVID-19 deaths. This comes weeks after it was discovered that more than 4000 deaths were not recorded. 

Dan Konik

Starting Thursday, more Ohioans will be eligible for COVID vaccines. That’s because nearly a half a million more doses will be available this week.

ODJFS Director Kim Henderson
Jo Ingles

The head of the state agency that oversees Ohio’s embattled unemployment system is stepping down. 

Dan Konik

Gov. Mike DeWine says there are protocols in place to make sure no vaccines are wasted. And he says there have only been a couple of incidents where doses have been wasted. But some do go unused.

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
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Ohio’s Democratic senior US Senator says he’s confident the minimum wage will be raised quickly and substantially, even though a provision to hike it to $15 an hour won’t be included in the latest $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill.

Ohio Republican Party members during vote
Jo Ingles

The Ohio Republican Party has a new chairman but he’s actually a well-known political operative.

Sen. Matt Huffman explains his bill to reporters
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The top leader of the Ohio Senate says the issues with the state's unemployment compensation system represent a catastrophic government failure.

Jo Ingles

An Ohio House committee has stripped a provision from Gov. Mike DeWine's transportation budget that targets distracted driving. And that's not all.

Office of Gov. Mike DeWine

Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) says the state will be increasing the capacity limits for sporting and entertainment events, creating an opportunity for more of these venues to reopen.

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