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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...

Election Day New Testament Baptist Church Ravenna

Elias Shingleton November 3, 2020

A voter inserts a ballot into a scanning machine with the help of a poll worker at New Testament Baptist Church in Ravenna on Election Day, Nov. 30, 2020. New Testament Baptist Church was the designated...

Mike Pence

Pence to reveal electric truck at former GM plant in Ohio

AP June 24, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence heads to Ohio on Thursday for the unveiling of a new all-electric pickup truck built by the startup that took over the General Motors assembly plant shuttered...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine talks about extending school closures through the end of the academic year on CNNs State of the Union on March 15, 2020. 

DeWine orders all Ohio bars, restaurants to close; take-out, delivery still permitted

March 15, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — All bars and restaurants in Ohio will be closed as of 9 p.m. Sunday until further notice, said Gov. Mike DeWine, who is taking a tough stance on trying to stem the coronavirus saying...

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...

The Board of Trustees passed a proposal in June 2019 to add a $20 fee to students bursar bills in an effort to improve mental health services on campus. 

Kent State yet to determine specifics of mental health fee

Abigail Mack August 31, 2019

Parking tickets, textbooks and difficult roommates occupy the minds of many college students. However, a 2018 survey conducted by the World Health Organization shows mental health is becoming a bigger...

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