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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.

Reps. Reggie Stoltzfus (Paris Township) and Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) speak at the press conference announcing their planned legislation.
Karen Kasler

Two Republican lawmakers say they’re working on a bill that would support girls’ and women’s sports, by banning transgender girls and women from competing on female teams in high schools and colleges.

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Lawmakers want to crack down on schools and coaches that force students to participate in only one extra-curricular activity. They say the one-sport rule can hamper a teenager's ability to adapt.

Dan Konik

Many Ohioans will be rooting for the Cleveland Indians as they play in the American League Division Series. But some baseball enthusiasts are hoping they'll take time to remember an Ohioan whose baseball career was cut short because of racism. This Saturday is Moses Fleetwood Walker’s birthday. And thanks to a new state law, he will be honored on that day every year.