Clinical Trial to Test Immune Modulation Strategy for Hospitalized Covid-19 Patients Begins

Part of NIH’s STRIVE consortium, the therapeutic may prevent overactive immune systems from causing severe symptoms.

A clinical trial has launched to test whether early intensive immune modulation for hospitalized COVID-19 patients with relatively mild illness is beneficial. The placebo-controlled study, part of the global clinical trials consortium known as Strategies and Treatments for Respiratory Infections and Viral Emergencies (STRIVE), will enroll approximately 1,500 people at research sites around the world.Read full story

Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day on Saturday


COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s sportsmen and women will join millions of others nationwide in celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day on Saturday, Sept. 23, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.

This year will be the 51st celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day, which was launched in 1972 by the National Shooting Sports Foundation.Read full story

Hocking County Commissioner Indicted Over $19,084 in Alleged Fraudulent Purchases While She Was Ag Society Secretary


COLUMBUS – The Hocking County Grand Jury indicted former Hocking County Agricultural Society Secretary Jessica Dicken on seven criminal counts, related to more than $19,000 in fraudulent credit card purchases.

Dicken, a current Hocking County commissioner, faces felony counts of telecommunications fraud, money laundering, theft, and election falsification and a misdemeanor count of soliciting or accepting improper compensation.Read full story

Panera Bread Baker Position Available


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At Panera Bread, we value internal growth, development, and teamwork. We offer a clean, fast-paced, and fun work environment to all our employees with many advancement opportunities!

You will become part of a team where you will impact the bakery-caf ‘s growing business and serve your community daily by donating unsold product to local community organizations.

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Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted Announce Significant Word Reduction in Ohio Administrative Code through Updated Building Codes


Removal of duplicative, outdated provisions continues Administration’s efforts to simplify the Ohio Administrative Code

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced that the Ohio Board of Building Standards recently adopted the 2024 Ohio Building (OBC), Mechanical (OMC) & Plumbing Codes (OPC) rules, a process that resulted in the removal of duplicative and unnecessary language in these codes and decreases the number of words in the Ohio Administrative Code by over 610,000, ultimately making it easier for businesses to comply.Read full story

USDA Launches Program to Support Agricultural Employers and Farmworkers, Aiming to Increase Economic and Supply Chain Resilience as Part of President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 22, 2023 – The Biden-Harris Administration today announced that agricultural employers can begin to apply for a pilot program designed to improve the resiliency of the food and agricultural supply chain by addressing workforce challenges farmers and ranchers face.

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