In 2020 the pandemic sent the entire Ohio restaurant industry into a tailspin. Tens of thousands of Ohio workers were left without jobs and some businesses closed their doors for good. But many of the restaurants that survived are hopeful mass vaccinations and warmer weather could help to turn the tide.
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From the WKSU Newsroom
Morning Headlines: Ohio Records 1,855 New COVID-19 Cases Sunday; Ohio Lawmaker Proposes Tougher Voting RestrictionsThe state reported more than 1,800 new COVID-19 cases Sunday; Ohio could soon join the Republican-led states that have enacted tougher voting restrictions; after last year’s concert series was cancelled due to the pandemic, the Cleveland Orchestra announced it will return to Blossom this summer for a 10-week season featuring 11 concerts; and more stories.
County Public Health Commission Donna Skoda says she's still concerned about community spread, even as more people are getting vaccinated.
Gov. Mike DeWine says the unemployment system will still need to be overhauled.
Charles Hicks says Officer John Turnure placed a knee on his neck during the February arrest.
Throughout this month, residents are being asked to give their views on the police department.
The competition includes seven films about Ohio, shot in Ohio, or made by Ohioans.
A new project looks to tap into the hope that comes with finally getting a COVID-19 vaccine through poetry. Every Friday during the month of April, we'll bring you new poems from the Global Vaccine Poem.
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