Tag: Ohio

Make Abortion More Available During the Pandemic — Not Less

It’s hardly new for anti-abortion politicians to seize on any excuse to try to restrict women’s bodily autonomy, but it is a new low to exploit a pandemic that’s already cost hundreds of American lives, and threatens many thousands more. In recent days, leaders in several states — including Texas, Ohio and Louisiana — have […]

Read More

The Coronavirus Becomes an Excuse to Restrict Abortions

Last week, Ohio’s attorney general ordered abortion clinics in the state to stop performing most surgical abortions. On Monday, the attorney general of Texas issued a stricter directive, applying to “any type of abortion that is not medically necessary to preserve the life or health of the mother” and threatening jail for providers. And other […]

Read More

Why June 2 Is Suddenly the Hottest Date on the Primary Calendar

Think of it as Super Postponed Day. June 2 had been an afterthought on the Democratic primary calendar. Ever since Joseph R. Biden Jr. seized the mantle of front-runner, voters in New Jersey and a few other states scheduled to vote that day assumed the Democratic horse race would be over before their primaries rolled […]

Read More

Heavy Rains Flood Parts of Ohio, Stranding Residents

Heavy rains swamped communities in central and southern Ohio, leading to road closures and rescues of residents by boats and at least one military vehicle, officials said on Friday. At least three inches of rain fell in the region overnight and early on Friday, flooding roadways and overwhelming waterways when the ground — already saturated […]

Read More

How Are We Supposed to Vote During a Pandemic?

This article is part of the Debatable newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it Tuesdays and Thursdays. Will New York postpone its primary? (Maybe.) Do polling places have hand sanitizer? (Don’t count on it.) And what happens if President Trump tries to cancel the election? (Probably not what you think.) As the coronavirus […]

Read More

Responding to COVID-19 Outbreak Concerns, County Jails and Police Departments Look to Minimize Number of Inmates, Arrests

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva speaks at a news conference at the Hall of Justice in Los Angeles, Monday, March 16, 2020.Photo: Stefanie Dazio (AP Photo) Jails and police departments around the country are releasing inmates early and reducing arrests in order to reduce the likelihood of a COVID-19 outbreak among those behind bars. […]

Read More

States See Light Voter Turnout, With Many Ballots Already in the Mail

Voting in major cities was rife with confusion and early turnout in many areas was significantly lower than expected as Florida, Illinois and Arizona held their Democratic presidential primaries on Tuesday amid fears about people gathering in groups and putting themselves at risk of coronavirus transmission. But election officials in the three states hoped that […]

Read More

2020 Democratic Primary in Arizona, Florida and Illinois: What to Watch For

The Democratic primary race moves to Arizona, Florida and Illinois on Tuesday, with large numbers of delegates at stake for the party’s presidential nomination. Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., who is ahead of Senator Bernie Sanders in polling in all three states, could build an all-but-insurmountable lead in delegates from Tuesday’s contests. The […]

Read More

Ohio Moves to Postpone Primary Over Coronavirus Concerns

The status of Ohio’s presidential primary election was thrown into uncertainty on Monday, a day before voting, after the state’s governor said he was moving to postpone the election over worries about the coronavirus, only for a county judge to deny the motion. The governor, Mike DeWine, said on Monday afternoon that he did not […]

Read More

Poll Workers Are Resigning Over Coronavirus and States Are Scrambling

WASHINGTON — Four big states have primaries Tuesday — and there are growing concerns that coronavirus will scare off enough poll workers to cause election-day chaos. Illinois, Ohio, Florida and Arizona are the first states to hold elections since the coronavirus outbreak was declared a pandemic. Across the country, a spike in resignations from the […]

Read More

Louisiana Postpones April Primary as 4 More States Prepare to Vote on Tuesday

Louisiana will postpone its April 4 primary election for more than two months, officials announced on Friday, becoming the first state in the nation to adjust its elections in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The news comes as officials in the next four states scheduled to vote in the presidential primary — Ohio, Arizona, Florida […]

Read More

Ramona Hood Becomes FedEx’s First Black Woman CEO

Black women are making power moves and shattering glass ceilings in corporate America. According to Black Enterprise, Ramona Hood was recently appointed as a CEO at the delivery services company FedEx; making her the first Black woman in the company’s 49-year history to hold that position. Hood began her journey with FedEx nearly three decades […]

Read More

Snow Days: Is School Canceled More Often Now?

A snow day is the most random of childhood holidays, bestowed from above, with no way to plan for it other than having your sled on standby. For many parts of the country, this has been an unusually mild winter, and snow days have been rare. But on Wednesday, families in Chicago, Detroit and places […]

Read More

Ohio Self-driving Shuttle Service Stalled After Minor Incident

<img data-attachment-id="1707926" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/02/autonomous-mass-transit-arrives-in-ohio/smart-columbus-linden-leap-riders/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/smart-columbus-linden-LEAP-riders-.jpeg" data-orig-size="2048,1536" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="smart columbus linden LEAP riders" data-image-description=" Smart Columbus ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/smart-columbus-linden-LEAP-riders–450×338.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/smart-columbus-linden-LEAP-riders–610×458.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1707926″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/smart-columbus-linden-LEAP-riders–610×458.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/smart-columbus-linden-LEAP-riders–610×458.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/smart-columbus-linden-LEAP-riders–75×56.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/smart-columbus-linden-LEAP-riders–450×338.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/smart-columbus-linden-LEAP-riders–768×576.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/smart-columbus-linden-LEAP-riders–120×90.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/smart-columbus-linden-LEAP-riders–800×600.jpeg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> You may recall the autonomous Linen LEAP shuttle service that launched in Columbus, OH […]

Read More

Students At LeBron James’ I Promise School Surprised With Kent State University Scholarships

NBA star LeBron James is continuing to use his Ohio-based I Promise School as a vessel to empower underprivileged youth and their families. According to CBS Sports, the Los Angeles Laker recently announced the school’s entire inaugural graduating class will receive full-ride scholarships to Kent State University. The initiative is a collaborative effort between the […]

Read More

King Princess Embodies Her ‘Cheap Queen’ Persona In The ‘Ohio’ Video

King Princess is currently on tour in support of her recently-released debut record Cheap Queen. But King Princess, the moniker of Mikaela Straus, has more up her sleeve. Straus has been debuting Cheap Queen b-sides on tour and is gearing up to bring the unreleased tracks together on the record Cheap Queen: Deluxe. Ahead of […]

Read More

Autonomous Mass Transit Arrives in Ohio

<img data-attachment-id="1707922" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/02/autonomous-mass-transit-arrives-in-ohio/smart-columbus-shuttle-easymile/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Smart-Columbus-shuttle-easymile.jpeg" data-orig-size="3456,2304" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Smart Columbus shuttle easymile" data-image-description=" Smart Columbus ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Smart-Columbus-shuttle-easymile-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Smart-Columbus-shuttle-easymile-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1707922″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Smart-Columbus-shuttle-easymile-610×407.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Smart-Columbus-shuttle-easymile-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Smart-Columbus-shuttle-easymile-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Smart-Columbus-shuttle-easymile-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Smart-Columbus-shuttle-easymile-768×512.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Smart-Columbus-shuttle-easymile-120×80.jpeg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Hoping to reconnect the South Linden neighborhood with the rest of Ohio’s capitol, the city of Columbus has […]

Read More

Beagle found decapitated in owner’s Ohio backyard; $10K reward offered

× Beagle found decapitated in owner’s Ohio backyard; $10K reward offered COLUMBIANA Co., Ohio (WJW) — Authorities are searching for the person or persons responsible for beheading a beagle in Columbiana County, Ohio. According to the Columbiana County Humane Society, a female beagle named Trouble was found decapitated in her owner’s backyard on January 5, two […]

Read More

Cincinnati man cashed deceased mother’s social security checks for 27 years

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Curtis Joash spent his dead mother’s social security checks for 27 years before the Social Security Administration finally discovered his fraud in 2017 and stopped it. The former Cincinnati truck driver and pastor pleaded guilty last year to wire fraud and theft of public money after he admitted to stealing more than 300 monthly social […]

Read More

Cities Prepare for the Worst as Trump’s Food Stamp Cuts Near

CLEVELAND — Next month, Cuyahoga County, Ohio’s second largest, will begin sending letters and fliers, making phone calls and hosting information fairs to alert struggling citizens of a change about to befall them: Come April, able-bodied adults without children may lose their food stamps if they do not find work fast. A Trump administration rule […]

Read More

‘He has his whole life ahead of him’: Ohio mom pleads for kidney donor to save son’s life

Please enable Javascript to watch this video AKRON, Ohio (WJW) – An Ohio mother is pleading for a kidney donor to come forward to help save her son’s life. Eleven-year-old Skyler Gordon, of Akron, suffers from focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, a genetic kidney disease. “September of 2018 is when this all started. Skyler had suffered from migraines […]

Read More

Vice Officers Fired Over Stormy Daniels’s 2018 Arrest at Ohio Strip Club

Two vice officers were fired on Thursday by the city of Columbus, Ohio, for their role in the wrongful arrest of the pornographic film actress Stormy Daniels at a strip club in 2018, an arrest that a lawyer for Ms. Daniels said was the result of a “conspiracy of dunces.” The officers, Steven Rosser and […]

Read More