Gov. Mike DeWine

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Here are your morning headlines for Friday, September 18:

Pictures of people at political rallies in Ohio recently have shown most of them unmasked, in large crowds. The state’s mask mandate has gone unenforced at those events. 

Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) is getting questions about why his pick for state health director turned down the job, after she cited concerns about potential harassment as the reason for withdrawing from the role.

COVID-19 alert map as of September 10, 2020.
OHIO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Here are your morning headlines for Friday, September 11:

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Here are your morning headlines for Wednesday, September 9:

Gov. Mike DeWine says he generally doesn’t address rumors. But he says he’s hearing from Ohioans who are worried about one that’s spreading on the internet and even being repeated by some Ohio lawmakers. He said it’s important to set it straight. 

At public events and on Twitter, President Trump has urged supporters to vote by mail and in person to "test" the system.  Gov. Mike DeWine confirms that would be illegal in Ohio.

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OHIO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Here are your morning headlines for Friday, September 4:

The state is pausing a widespread COVID-19 testing program at assisted living facilities due to what Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) called "inconsistent results" with the baseline saliva kits.

For the first time in more than a century,  Ohio state lawmakers have drafted articles of impeachment against a sitting governor. And it's a Republican representative targeting a fellow member of the GOP.

 

Ohio House Republicans aren’t united behind a plan to impeach Gov. Mike DeWine over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. And if those pushing impeachment want support of Democrats to do that, they might be disappointed. 

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The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a lot of uncertainty about how to restart normal activities, including school. Administrators, teachers, parents and students have been grappling with what school in the fall should look like for months.

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A local athletic director is relieved with Governor DeWine’s directive that allows fall sports to move forward.  St. Vincent-St. Mary Athletic Director Willie McGee says he has confidence state leaders have consulted extensively with experts and are acting on the best information available. 

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Here are your morning headlines for Wednesday, August 19:

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Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, August 18:

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Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, August 11:

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OHIO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Here are your morning headlines for Monday, August 10:

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UNIVERSITY OF AKRON

Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, August 6:

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Here are your morning headlines for Wednesday, August 5:

The Ohio Liquor Control Commission adopted a rule banning restaurants and bars in Ohio from serving alcohol after 10 p.m. Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) says this rule can help stem the spread of COVID-19. But restaurant and bar owners believe they're being unfairly targeted.

The effort to shed more light on campaign contributions is gaining momentum with the support of Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio). He says these so-called dark money groups that donate millions of dollars into political expenditures need more transparency.

Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) announced on Tuesday that starting August 9, child care centers can begin operating under the regular class sizes and ratios before the pandemic began.

Republican lawmakers say they're working on how to move forward given the recent arrest of House Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford), who now faces federal racketeering charges. This could set up a new fight to become the next speaker.

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Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, July 23:

State lawmakers are quickly putting a proposal together that would repeal the energy laws created through House Bill 6. It’s a sweeping energy bill that bailed out two nuclear power plants along with making other big changes. However, the bill is now at the center of a federal racketeering investigation.

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