Ohio EMA Now Accepting Safe Room Applications

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Safe Room Rebate Program is once again accepting applications. The program provides a rebate for the purchase and construction/installation of tornado safe rooms for Ohio homeowners selected for the program.
“The entire state of Ohio is at risk of an EF5 tornado, which produces 250 mile per hour winds capable of destroying most structures,” said Steve Ferryman, Ohio EMA mitigation branch chief.
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Attorney General DeWine Releases Human Trafficking Report; Highlights Identifying At-Risk Youth

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine Monday announced a year-long effort by his office had identified 146 youth at risk of being trafficked in 2017 and provided that information to 13 local law enforcement agencies in the state. The announcement was coordinated with the release of the Ohio Attorney General’s Human Trafficking Commission Annual Report and was made at Monday’s meeting of the Ohio Attorney General’s Human Trafficking Commission.Read full story