(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today certified a summary of a petition for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution that would increase the state minimum wage rate.
On Jan. 17, 2020, the attorney general’s office received a written petition to amend the Ohio Constitution, entitled “Raise the Wage Ohio Amendment” from legal counsel for the petitioning committee.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced the approval of assistance for four projects set to create 277 new jobs and retain 1,019 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners.… Read full story
As students head back to school or even on to college, it may seem like the ideal time for them to have their own starter credit card. Better Business Bureau recommends parents help their teenagers and college students understand money management, as well as the impact of using their first debit and credit cards before they open one.
Senators’ Bipartisan Bill Would Help Identify, Preserve Historically Black Burial Grounds
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ahead of Black History Month, U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) are calling for a hearing on their bipartisan legislation to create a voluntary, nationwide network of African American burial grounds and to provide federal assistance to ensure the burial sites are preserved and maintained for future generations.… Read full story
Danville/Brinkhaven Police Report – Jan 27, 2020
(Information courtesy of The Danville Police Department)
Vandalism to two separate vehicles – Mohican Street & Pine Street, Brinkhaven
Responded to Domestic Violence – Mickley Street
Wayne E. Hess age 19 was arrested and charged with Domestic Violence and transported to the Knox County Jail
Threats – North Street
Vandalism to vehicle – Main Street, Brinkhaven
R482 and EMS481 responded to a vehicle vs. buggy on the west side of the district. Mutual aid received from Utica EMS, Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District, and College Township Fire Department, in order to transport all six patients. Thanks to all that responded.… Read full story
On 1/25/2020 at approximately 10:00 a.m. deputies were dispatched to a possible burglary in progress at a construction site on Martinsburg Road south of Martinsburg. Arriving deputies discovered a male and female at the location. During the investigation, deputies discovered two handguns, a stolen trailer and a stolen side by side ATV.… Read full story
You might have heard about the Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) over the weekend. As your local health department, we are diligently following the guidance and 2019-nCoV updates coming from The Ohio Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There are currently no known cases of 2019-nCoV in Ohio.… Read full story
NIH-funded ClinGen panel also validates three genes believed to be associated with Long QT syndrome.
Geneticists and heart specialists around the world had previously reported 17 genes to cause long QT syndrome, a little-known inherited heart condition. However, the Clinical Genome Resource’s (ClinGen) expert panel has critically reevaluated the scientific evidence for all 17 reported genes, disputing nine of the genes and revealing only three of the genes to be definitively associated with the most common form of the disease.… Read full story