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Attorney: North Korean Detainee Was Treated Well

Ohioan Jeffrey Fowle returned home Wednesday after being held captive in North Korea for nearly six months.
22, 2014

The lawyer for an American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub says the man was treated well by the North Korean government and is in good health.

Attorney: Family Of Man Released From North Korean Capture Is ‘Overwhelmed With Excitement”

Jeffrey Fowle, an American who had been detained in North Korea, spoke to The Associated Press last month in Pyongyang. Fowle was released by North Korean authorities and flown back to the U.S. on Tuesday.
21, 2014

The family attorney for southwest Ohio resident Jeffrey Fowle (FOWL) says there is great excitement over news that he has been released from North Korea.

LawmakersTo Feds: Step Up Ebola Response In Ohio

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown was among other Ohio representatives who asked for greater federal help with Ohio in the state.
October 20, 2014

Ohio members of Congress are calling on the federal government to step up assistance to state health officials as it revises safety protocols to stem the spread of Ebola.

State: Ebola Monitoring Continues, Contacts Drop

State officials continue to monitor dozens of residents who may have come in contact with a nurse diagnosed with Ebola.
20, 2014

The state says it’s continuing to monitor dozens of people who had contact with a nurse who tested positive for the Ebola virus.

More Than 100 Monitored For Ebola Symptoms In Ohio

The Ebola virus.
18, 2014

Health officials in Ohio are monitoring more than 100 people following the visit by a Dallas nurse who tested positive for Ebola shortly after returning to Texas from the Cleveland area.

CDC: Nurse With Ebola Said She Felt Funny On Ohio Visit

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Dallas Nurse Amber Vinson was diagnosed with Ebola after treating patient Thomas Eric Duncan at a Dallas Hospital. She visited family in Akron before being diagnosed with the deadly virus this week.
October 17, 2014

A CDC official says a Texas nurse who has Ebola indicated she “felt funny” and spent extra time resting during a visit to Ohio in the days before she was diagnosed in Dallas.

Ohio Prepares For Ebola

Doctors work in West Africa to combat the deadly Ebola outbreak.
15, 2014

As doctors in West Africa continue to fight the deadly virus, health officials in Ohio say they’re preparing for a potential Ebola threat.

State, Advocates Offer Different Reasons For Cash Assistance Drop

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October 14, 2014

The state’s cash welfare program has sent out half as many checks to Ohio families than it did three and a half years ago. The state and advocates for low-income Ohioans have very different explanations about why.

Ohio Inmates Doing Less Community Service

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13, 2014

A new report says Ohio prison inmates are performing less community service.

Backers Of Ohio Voter Guarantees Hold Summit

Voters exercising their right to vote
October 11, 2014

More than 100 people attended a statewide summit exploring voting-rights issues in Ohio and advancing a proposed constitutional amendment that would put certain guarantees in the state Constitution.