AG Yost Reaches Settlement with Internet Provider; Ohioans to get Better Service

 

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has reached a settlement agreement with Frontier Communications to increase the quality of internet coverage to underserved areas of Ohio and to stop overbilling customers for unreliable service.

The settlement comes after an investigation into Frontier’s sales and advertising practices related to the internet services offered and sold to Ohio consumers.Read full story

TSA Reminds Passengers to Remain Calm and Respectful at Security Checkpoints

Violations of TSA requirements may result in criminal charges, civil penalties

WASHINGTON — As America continues to recover from the pandemic and vaccination rates rise, the Transportation Security Administration and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are excited to welcome the traveling public back to the nation’s transportation systems.… Read full story

Attorney General Yost Seeks Reimbursement from Car Dealership Accused of Title Problems

 

(CLEVELAND, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today that his office has filed a lawsuit against a used-car dealership and its owners over violations of consumer protection laws and failure to deliver vehicle titles to customers.

Consumers contacted the Attorney General’s Office with 85 complaints about Michael Ray Auto Group, Inc.,Read full story

Study Suggests Scientists May Need to Rethink Which Genes Control Aging

NIH scientists discover that bacteria may drive activity of many hallmark aging genes in flies.

To better understand the role of bacteria in health and disease, National Institutes of Health researchers fed fruit flies antibiotics and monitored the lifetime activity of hundreds of genes that scientists have traditionally thought control aging.… Read full story

Adolescent Marijuana, Alcohol Use Held Steady During COVID-19 Pandemic

 

Adolescent marijuana use and binge drinking did not significantly change during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite record decreases in the substances’ perceived availability, according to a survey of 12th graders in the United States. The study’s findings, which appeared online on June 24, 2021, in Drug and Alcohol Dependence, challenge the idea that reducing adolescent use of drugs can be achieved solely by limiting their supply.… Read full story

COVID-19 Update: Vax-a-Million Winners, Youth Vaccinations, Death Data

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

OHIO VAX-A-MILLION

For yesterday’s fifth and final Ohio Vax-a-Million drawing, 3,469,542 vaccinated adults entered for a chance to win $1 million, and 154,889 vaccinated youth entered for a chance to win a college scholarship.… Read full story