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Update: Coronavirus Update: COSI Reopens, Cases Increase & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Update: Coronavirus Update: COSI Reopens, Cases Increase & More

Editor’s Note 6/8/2020: This article has been updated to include information on COSI’s reopening delay. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Thursday, June 25, 6,567 cases and 297 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 8,683 cases and 432 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public […]

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DeWine Eases Testing Limits Amid False Unlimited Testing Claims

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal DeWine Eases Testing Limits Amid False Unlimited Testing Claims

By Marty Schladen As he leads the state through a historic pandemic, Ohio Gov. Mike Dewine has an apparently unbreakable rule: Don’t cross Trump. In his press conference Thursday, DeWine again addressed the inadequacy of Ohio’s coronavirus testing program.  For example, he announced a fourth tier of Ohioans who are now eligible for state tests. People […]

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Workers Largely Left Out of Ohio’s Reopening Plan Process

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Workers Largely Left Out of Ohio’s Reopening Plan Process

By Tyler Buchanan A government worker who fears for their health. An employee who is afraid to return to working in a crowded Amazon warehouse.  A store clerk who is very complimentary of his boss’s safety precautions, but nevertheless worries about the virus infecting his small shop.  These are among the voices left unheard by state […]

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Bill Blocking Dr. Amy Acton’s Orders Passes House, Heads to Senate

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Bill Blocking Dr. Amy Acton’s Orders Passes House, Heads to Senate

On Wednesday, May 6, the Ohio House of Representatives passed amendments that would limit the orders issued by Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton and any order going forward. The House approved an amendment to Senate Bill 1, which would require all orders issued by the Department of Health on or after April 29, […]

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Opinion: DeWine Has Always Been a “Problematic Fave”

Walker Evans Walker Evans Opinion: DeWine Has Always Been a “Problematic Fave”

Over the past decade, society has learned more and more frequently that all humans are flawed (sometimes very deeply) and with the deluge of documented information and trackable online conversations, we’ve quickly learned that every celebrity, politician and average Joe has said or done something wrong. The reaction to these discoveries can produce a wide […]

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Ohio Falling Short on COVID-19 Testing

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Falling Short on COVID-19 Testing

By Jake Zuckerman Despite what Gov. Mike DeWine describes as capacity increases, the raw number of Ohioans being tested for COVID-19 per day has failed to ascend to scale to bring the scope of Ohio’s outbreak into full view. State data shows less than 5,000 Ohioans per day on average in the last week have been […]

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Stay at Home Order Extended: What’s New

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Stay at Home Order Extended: What’s New

Ohio’s Stay at Home order, originally set to expire on Friday, May 1, has been extended. The “Stay Safe Ohio” order, which can be found here, continues to ask residents to stay home, outside of activities and work in a number of industries that will reopen over the course of May. Stay at Home restrictions […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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