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Bill to Expand High-Speed Internet to Rural, Unserved Areas Clears Ohio House

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives has passed legislation to help expand high-speed internet access to rural areas across the state. Sponsored by Reps. Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) and Jack Cera (D-Bellaire), House Bill 378 creates the...

Ohioans Preparing for Retirement Urged to Evaluate Insurance

COLUMBUS — Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment is urging Ohioans preparing for retirement to evaluate their insurance needs and the associated costs as part of National Retirement Planning Week, April 9-13. “For the many Ohioans...

Spring Welcomes Spectacular Wildflower Display to the Buckeye State

COLUMBUS, OH – Ohioans will soon be treated to a spectacular display of native spring wildflowers during the months of April and May. Follow along as the bloom unfolds from south to north this...

Free Community Falls Management Class Beginning May 1st in Gallipolis

Could you or someone you know benefit from helpful hints about preventing falls?  Have you or someone you know turned down a chance to go out with family and friends because of a concern...

Jason Smith (R) for 4th District Court of Appeals

I am Jason Smith (R) and I’m running for the 4th District Court of Appeals.  I am a lifelong resident of Lawrence County, Ohio.  I graduated from Ironton High School in 1993, Ohio University...

Hunters Prepare for Ohio’s 2018 Spring Wild Turkey Season

Youth-only hunt set for April 21-22 COLUMBUS, OH – For many hunters, spring brings the unmistakable sound of gobbling wild turkeys as Ohio’s annual hunt of this popular game bird begins. The youth wild turkey season will occur on...

Ohioans Fish for Free the First Weekend in May

May 5-6 is Ohio's free fishing weekend COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio is known for its world-class fishing, and on May 5-6, anglers are invited to take part in the annual free fishing weekend, according to the Ohio Department...

ODNR Announces Seasonal APV Areas Now Open

COLUMBUS, OH – Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the spring weather at one of the state’s designated All-Purpose Vehicle (APV) areas, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The APV areas are located on...

2018 Lake Erie Sport Fishing Outlook Shares Great News for Anglers

Walleye and yellow perch bag limits announced COLUMBUS, OH – Lake Erie anglers should experience another year of diverse fishing opportunities in 2018, according to Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Great walleye hatches from...

New Options Available for Ohio’s High School Equivalence Test

Ohioans now have three testing options for earning a certificate of high school equivalence. The Ohio Department of Education approved GED, HiSET and TASC as the official testing companies for adult learners to use...

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