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COSI announces temporary layoffs for more than 80% of workers

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COSI announced Friday it will temporarily lay off more than 80% of its workforce while it is closed to the public until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more

Hocking Hills State Park closing over concerns of COVID-19

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Hocking Hills State Park is the first full park closure in Ohio.Read more

Franklin County Coroner's Office reports 6 overdose deaths in 24-hour span

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The coroner warns that recent social distancing can possibly trigger substance use.Read more

Community remembers Newton Township fire chief with procession in Licking County

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Chief Jim Glover passed away from a sudden cardiac arrest after responding to a rescue run on MondayRead more

Director: Confident Memorial Tournament will be played at some point this summer

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Sullivan said a decision could come as soon as next week.Read more

Virtual line dancing classes keep central Ohioans moving

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“Before the current crisis we danced at real places with real people, shaking hands and hugging. And now we do it from phones and tablets and laptops and such.”Read more

Ohio State basketball coaches discuss 2019-20 seasons, what's next

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Back on March 12, the NCAA announced they would be canceling the men's and women's basketball tournament due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more

Columbus non-profit could soon make huge dent in country-wide need for ventilators

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A Columbus-based non profit says it could soon be producing 1,000 ventilators a week for distribution.Read more

Police searching for 11-year-old boy missing from east Columbus

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According to police, 11-year-old Kamron Smith was last seen in the area of East Main Street and Kelton Avenue on Thursday at around 9:30 a.m.Read more

Local company works to house front line workers responding to COVID-19

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As health care professionals and first responders continue to stand in the front line in the fight against COVID-19, many worry about what happens when they return home.Read more

Plane carrying 83 metric tons of PPEs arrives at Rickenbacker Airport

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The Columbus Regional Airport Authority said the supplies are part of a joint effort between FEMA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.Read more