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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Acton

Dr. Amy Acton leaves nonprofit to explore run for US Senate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dr. Amy Acton, the former state health director who became the face of Ohio's early pandemic response, has stepped down from her nonprofit position to “carefully explore” running...

Dr. Amy Acton, head of the Ohio Department of Health, addresses members of the media during a press conference updating the public on COVID-19 on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. A fifth case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, was confirmed in Ohio earlier Thursday. (Doral Chenoweth/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

Canceled classes, voting with Q-tips: Virus concerns grow in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cancellations and closings are sweeping across Ohio as coronavirus concerns grow. A look at developments related to the virus that causes COVID-19 as the state tests for additional...

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