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Legislation To Expand Awareness And Prevention Of Sudden Infant And Child Deaths

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 4:03 PM

An effort to better understand -- and prevent -- sudden infant deaths got a boost in Congress today with passage by a Senate committee of new legislation. ideastream’s Brian Bull reports.

Ohio Lawmakers To Review Controversial “Heartbeat” Bill Tomorrow

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 2:48 PM

An Ohio House committee is poised to debate a controversial abortion bill tomorrow. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles has details.

Sherrod Brown Explains Opposition To Keystone XL

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 2:43 PM

Ohio senator Sherrod Brown is defending his “NO” vote against the Keystone XL pipeline last night. ideastream's Brian Bull reports.

Public Health Experts: Cost of Ohio’s Ebola Preparations Was Worth It

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 10:51 AM

Slowly, the costs of last month’s Ebola scare in Northeast Ohio are being tallied. For the Summit County Health Department alone, the cost of tracking down and monitoring people who had contact with Amber Vinson ran about $85,000. But a panel of public health and law experts told the Akron Press Club on Monday that the cost was likely worth it. That’s because it gave Northeast Ohio a true measure of its preparedness, leadership and humanity in the event of public health crises yet to come. For Ohio Publid Radio, WKSU’s M.L.Schultze has more.

Ohio Lawmakers to Consider Bills Advocating Vaccines for Preschool-Age Children

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 10:19 AM

A pair of bills to requires nearly all kids in day care centers to be fully immunized are expected to move quickly in the lame duck session of the legislature. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

Ohio Bill Would Grant Anonymity to Execution Drug Makers, Secrecy for Drug Ingredients

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:37 PM

A new bill in the Ohio legislature would hide information about pharmacists, doctors, drug companies and drug ingredients from the public. As Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports, backers of this legislation say it’s necessary to pass this bill so executions can continue in Ohio.

Ohio House Committee Passes Bill Addressing Algae Blooms

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:27 PM

It’s been three months since toxic algae left thousands of people in Toledo without water. And a bill that hopes to deal with algal blooms has now moved a step closer to law. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler has more.

Religious Leaders and Gay-Rights Advocates Call for Statewide LGBT Protections

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:07 PM

Faith leaders from around the state, along with gay-rights advocacy group Equality Ohio, say the state must pass new LGBT protection laws. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has more.

House Bill Caps Amount of Time Allowed for Standardized Testing

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 5:49 PM

Lawmakers want to set a limit on the amount of time spent on mandatory state testing in schools. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports -- many believe the cap is just scratching the surface of a bigger problem.

LeBron James’ Economic Impact on Northeast Ohio

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 5:41 PM

While the return of LeBron James to Cleveland is receiving a lot of attention, economists are debating the scope of James’ financial impact. ideastream’s Amy Hansen reports the Cavalier’s say Northeast Ohio will reap financial rewards even as some economists say the benefit won’t go past the city’s center.

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