WASHINGTON — Hours before a nationwide eviction moratorium is set to expire, Congress raced Friday to try to extend the ban in a longshot effort to prevent millions of Americans of being forced from their homes during a coronavirus surge.
NEW YORK — U.S. health officials are expected to release new data about the spread of coronavirus on Friday that led to their decision to recommend that vaccinated people wear masks in some situations, a reversal of previous guidance.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is announcing strict new testing, masking and distancing requirements for federal employees who can’t — or won’t — show they’ve been vaccinated against the coronavirus, aiming to boost sluggish vaccine rates among the millions of Americans who draw federal paychecks and to set an example for employers around the country.
Governments and businesses are scrambling to change course following new federal guidance calling for the return of mask wearing in virus hot spots amid a dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations nationwide.
AKRON – Ohio’s treasurer wants the state to set aside $100 million in federal pandemic relief funds to provide grants to struggling small businesses hurt by the coronavirus.The program needs to go through the General Assembly first, get approval by the DeWine administration and then be administered.And the clock is ticking: The money, which would
A University of Cincinnati dean is investigating an email to an engineering student in which an adjunct instructor is accused of referring to the novel coronavirus as “the Chinese virus.” The email came after the student had to miss a lab session due to being quarantined for possible exposure to the novel coronavirus.”I think that the
A floating boat cinema that was scheduled to be in Cincinnati next week has been rescheduled to 2021 “due to COVID,” according to the promoting website.Beyond Cinema, an Australian-based pop-up cinema experience company, said the floating theater would come to Cincinnati from Sept. 23-27.The floating cinema tour planned several stops in U.S. cities including Pittsburgh, Philadelphia,
Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s strict reading of state law, which he interprets as prohibiting additional ballot drop boxes, differs from common practice at Ohio’s county boards of elections.LaRose is appealing Wednesday’s preliminary injunction by a Franklin County judge ordering him not to enforce his directive restricting counties to only one drop box ahead of
A Franklin County judge issued a preliminary injunction on Wednesday permitting the installation of more than one ballot drop box per county ahead of the COVID-19-marred Nov. 3 presidential election.In handing down his decision, however, Franklin County Common Pleas Court Judge Richard Frye stayed his order pending a promised appeal from Republican Secretary of State
Even with additional federal aid, it was a stretch for Campbell City Schools, a low-wealth district in Mahoning County, to prepare for the resumption of classes amid the coronavirus pandemic.Special cleaning equipment was purchased. Medical-grade HEPA filters were installed. A vendor was hired to provide Chromebooks and hot spots for the 40% of students whose