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Know about evictions of month-to-month tenants in Ohio

Special Note on Evictions and COVID-19
During this challenging time, each court in Ohio can determine how it wants to handle evictions. For instance, the Franklin County Municipal Court is allowing the filing of new evictions, but instead of setting the possession hearing dates two to three weeks after filing like usual, now all ... (full story)

Ohio food banks seek $25 million in emergency state funding

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio Association of Foodbanks is asking for $25 million in emergency state assistance, and six inmates at the Cuyahoga County Jail have tested positive for COVID-19.
A look at coronavirus-related developments in Ohio on Friday:
The Ohio Association of Foodbanks asked for $25 million in ... (full story)

School shutdowns raise stakes of digital divide for students

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WINNSBORO, S.C. (AP) — Students struggling to get online in a rural South Carolina county received a boost last week with the arrival of six buses equipped with Wi-Fi, some of the hundreds the state has rolled out since schools were closed by the coronavirus outbreak.
With routers mounted inside, the buses broadcast enoug ... (full story)

Coronavirus deals one-two financial punch to state budgets

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The coronavirus is pounding state governments with a financial one-two punch, costing them millions to try to contain the disease just as businesses are shutting down and tax revenue is collapsing. The sharp drop in revenue could jeopardize some states' ability to provide basic services.
States ranging from tiny Rhode Island to ... (full story)

Governor urges approval of company's mask sterilizing system

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state reported more than 1,400 coronavirus cases including 25 deaths, while Gov. Mike DeWine presented manufacturers with a top 10 list of desperately needed medical equipment to be produced. A look at virus-related developments in Ohio on Saturday:
DeWine urged the Federal Food and Drug ... (full story)