The National Institutes of Health is investing $248.7 million in new technologies to address challenges associated with COVID-19 testing (which detects SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus). NIH’s Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) initiative has awarded contracts to seven biomedical diagnostic companies to support a range of new lab-based and point-of-care tests that could significantly increase the number, type and availability of tests by millions per week as early as September 2020.… Read full story
Senators Say Companies’ Use of Educational Data in Underwriting Raises Risk of Discrimination Against Minority and Women Borrowers
United States Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)
From Wednesday, July 29, through Sunday, August 9, Ohioans can enjoy their fair favorites from the comfort of their homes. “Ohio State Fair Anywhere: An Online Experience” will provide Ohioans with recipes, butter cow content, music, entertainment and daily programming on the Ohio Channel featuring past fair experiences.… Read full story
K-12 School Hazmat & K-12 Active Aggressor
COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Emergency Management Agency (EMA), in cooperation with the Ohio School Safety Center within Ohio Homeland Security, announced today the release of two additional K-12 exercises: the K-12 School Hazmat Tabletop Exercise Toolkit and the K-12 School Active Aggressor Tabletop Exercise Toolkit.… Read full story
The East Knox High School volleyball team will be having a car wash Saturday, August 1st from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the parking lot in front of the High School building. Donations will be taken to support the volleyball team.… Read full story
River otters eat mostly aquatic organisms, including fish, frogs, crayfish, turtles, insects, and some small mammals. They hunt singly or in pairs and although otters generally forage in water, they are equally at home on land, sometimes traveling between 10 and 18 miles in search of food.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that the following order has been signed by Ohio Department of Health Interim Director Lance Himes:
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Governor Mike DeWine issued the following statement upon the election of Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) as Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives.
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“I congratulate Bob Cupp upon his election as the new Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—The following statement may be directly attributed to Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted, who served as 99th Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives, in regard to the election of Representative Robert Cupp (R-Lima) as Speaker of the House:
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