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Coronavirus Update: Possible Prison Releases, COSI Layoffs & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Possible Prison Releases, COSI Layoffs & More

As of Friday, April 3, Franklin County has 503 cases of COVID-19 of the state’s reported 3,312 cases. Ohio’s death count rose to 91, while the county remained at five. Positive COVID-19 related news to end the week comes from Boston beer company Samuel Adams and its restaurant worker fund, and the encouraging numbers coming […]

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Opinion: Ohio is Faring Better Than Most. Keep it That Way.

Susan Post Susan Post Opinion: Ohio is Faring Better Than Most. Keep it That Way.

Ohio may be considered fly over territory for some, but the state and its 11 million residents have increasingly found themselves on a national, and even international stage, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the world.  Over the past weeks, I have often found myself thinking how thankful (or lucky?) I am to live […]

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Sam Adams Providing Grants, Locals Providing Meals for OH Restaurant Workers

Susan Post Susan Post Sam Adams Providing Grants, Locals Providing Meals for OH Restaurant Workers

Ohio restaurant workers could soon be getting a little help from Boston-based brewery Samuel Adams. Not in the form of beer, but grants. What started as a partnership with The Greg Hill Foundation to support restaurant workers in Massachusetts has extended to Ohioans. The Restaurant Strong fund is providing the state’s restaurant workers a free, […]

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Coronavirus Update: Stay at Home Extended, Record Unemployment Claims & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Stay at Home Extended, Record Unemployment Claims & More

If you have watched Governor Mike DeWine’s daily coronavirus press conference updates in the last few days, you probably have caught on to hints that the governor and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton would be extending the previous Stay at Home order for Ohioans. Today, the governor confirmed that Ohioans would be asked […]

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Early Numbers Reveal Drastic Impact on Ohio’s Restaurants

Susan Post Susan Post Early Numbers Reveal Drastic Impact on Ohio’s Restaurants

Even before Governor Mike DeWine signed an order closing Ohio’s bars and restaurants to dine-in patrons, establishments across the state were feeling the impacts of the coronavirus. The Ohio Restaurant Association conducted a survey asking restaurants about their business the week of March 8-14, the days leading up to the March 15 order. “As the […]

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Some Industries Ramp Up Hiring in Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Some Industries Ramp Up Hiring in Columbus

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. Editor’s note: This article is being updated regularly to include additional information about industries and employers that are hiring around Columbus. It was originally published on March 23.  The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant economic impact already, with many people across […]

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Coronavirus Update: Foreclosure Prevention, YMCA Layoffs, Prison Population & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Foreclosure Prevention, YMCA Layoffs, Prison Population & More

The numbers from the Ohio Department of Health continue to increase, as the state sees 2,547 cases and 65 deaths reported on Wednesday, April 1. Meanwhile, Franklin County now has 391 cases and four deaths. Lighter news comes from the United Way — who named several nonprofits that would be awarded funding from its Community […]

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