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Coronavirus roils every segment of US child welfare system

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Child welfare agencies across the U.S., often beleaguered in the best of times, are scrambling to confront new challenges that the coronavirus is posing for caseworkers...Read more

FDA approves use of Battelle’s mask sterilizing technology at full capacity

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Columbus-based Battelle’s system that can decontaminate thousands of masks a day, according to a statement from the...Read more

New York state surpasses 1,000 coronavirus deaths

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New York state surpassed a grim milestone Sunday as its death toll from the coronavirus outbreak climbed above 1,000, less than a month after the first case was detected...Read more

Staff member at Marion Correctional Institution tests positive for COVID-19

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A staff member at the Marion Correctional Institution has tested positive for coronavirus, according to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.Read more

Pizzeria borrows to keep workers on job, spurs donations

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This is a story about bosses and their workers, in the dark days of COVID-19. It’s also a story about how one good turn deserves another and yet another.Read more

Fauci: 100,000 or more deaths ‘conceivable’ if not enough done to mitigate COVID-19 in US

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About 125,000 cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. had been recorded as of Sunday morning, with over 2,100 dead. It is certain that many more have the disease but their cases...Read more

Checkpoints set up along Florida border in effort to limit spread of COVID-19

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Gov. Ron DeSantis directed the Florida Department of Transportation to set up checkpoints along the Florida border to stop drivers coming from what he calls coronavirus...Read more

Country legend Joe Diffie, 61, dies from COVID-19 complications

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CMA and GRAMMY-winning country music legend Joe Diffie passed away Sunday, March 29, from complications of coronavirus.Read more

Trump adds 30 days to distancing guidelines as virus spreads

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President Donald Trump is extending distancing guidelines for a month as sickness and death from the coronavirus pandemic rise in the U.S.Read more

CBS News veteran and cancer survivor Maria Mercader dies from coronavirus

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CBS News is mourning the loss of Maria Mercader, a network veteran who covered breaking news for nearly three decades and, most recently, helped shape strategy for the...Read more

1,653 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ohio; 29 deaths and 403 hospitalized

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A look at developments related to the new coronavirus as Ohio tests for additional cases.Read more

WATCH: Gov. DeWine, health officials provide update on state's COVID-19 response

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Gov. Mike DeWine and state health officials provide an update on the cororanvirus and the state's response.Read more

President Trump calls for quick FDA approval of Battelle technology to sterilize masks

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President Donald Trump on Sunday called for prompt approval on the Food and Drug Administration's part to approve technology developed by a Columbus-based company that...Read more

Starbucks employees will be paid for next 30 days whether they go to work or not

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As more jobs are moving to work from home, those in the restaurant and food industry are seeing layoffs, cut hours and lots of uncertainty.Read more

Chief: Total of 8 Columbus firefighters have tested positive for COVID-19

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Currently, there are 36 firefighters who are in isolation because they've shown symptoms.Read more

Knicks owner, MSG chairman James Dolan tests positive for coronavirus

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The Knicks announced James Dolan’s diagnosis Saturday night. It is not clear when he was tested or when he received the diagnosis.Read more