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At Elkton Federal Prison in Ohio, 37 Inmates Hospitalized Due to COVID-19, 3 Dead, 71 in Isolation

The deteriorating situation at the Elkton federal prison in Lisbon, OH, has progressed in the exact horrifying fashion advocates had feared last week when...

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Federal Court: Abortions in Ohio Can Continue During Coronavirus Crisis

Women's clinics in Ohio will be able to continue providing abortions during the COVID-19 crisis despite an order from the State of Ohio, a...

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Groups Urge Ohio Officials to Help Small Farms Survive Pandemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Concern over the survival of family farms during the COVID-19 crisis has spurred food policy and farm groups in the state...

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Plain Dealer Put Out to Pasture. In Final Death Blow, Remaining Reporters Given Impossible Choice

On the first workday after a brutal and debilitating round of layoffs at The Plain Dealer, Editor Tim Warsinskey delivered what will be the...

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Ohio Stores Restrict Number of Shoppers to Comply with Gov. DeWine's Social Distancing Update

Last week, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that Ohio's Stay at Home order will be extended until 11:59 p.m. May 1, with some specific...

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Four Ohio Prisons Now on Total Quarantine, Two Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19

Nearly 6,000 prisoners at four Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) facilities are now quarantined after multiple staff members and inmates have tested...

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COVID-19 Spreading at Cuyahoga County Jail, Now 9 Confirmed Cases, Two Suspected

There are now nine confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the Cuyahoga County Jail, with two additional "suspected" cases, a spokesperson confirmed for Scene Monday....

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Fact Check: Does Jesus's Blood Prevent Someone From Contracting COVID-19?

No. Anyway, here's CNN's interview with some church-going Ohioans. ...

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At Ohio's Elkton Federal Prison "Fucking Everybody Just Fucking Dying" From COVID-19

A 20-minute video recorded on a contraband phone and posted to Facebook Live Friday purports to show the hellish conditions at Elkton federal prison...

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Re-Live and Get New Insight Into the 2016 NBA Finals With New Podcast Series Featuring Guest Stars

If the reception to last week's re-airing of games 5 and 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals on ESPN was any indication, the appetite...

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How a Canceled 2020 Season Could Impact the Cleveland Indians for Five Years

In the confinement of one’s home, with not a sporting event to consume, it is difficult to contemplate a baseball season which is not...

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Cleveland Orchestra Now Airing Archived Performances at Noon Every Weekday

The Cleveland Orchestra, which, along with the rest of the arts and culture world, is on indefinite hiatus during the coronavirus shutdowns, will begin...

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Spending Your Stimulus Dollars Locally Instead of Saving Them is the Right Thing to Do for Those That Can

In a few weeks, most American taxpayers will receive a one-time check from the federal government for $1,200, plus $500 per dependent child, as...

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Dr. Amy Acton's Checklist for Cloth Masks, Which Ohio and the CDC Now Recommend Wearing in Public to Help Stem Coronavirus Spread

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated its prevention protocol regarding the spread of COVID-19 to recommend the public start wearing cloth...

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Another Record Month for Lake Erie Water Levels

TOLEDO, Ohio — The old saying that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, certain didn't apply to Lake...

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22 Plain Dealer Newsroom Staffers Laid off in Advance Union Purge

Columnist Mike McIntyre, TV Critic Mark Dawidziak, Senior Staff Photographer Marvin Fong and Health Reporter Brie Zeltner are among the 22 Plain Dealer newsroom...

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We're Drinking More During Coronavirus, A Lot More — But Our Immune Systems Are Paying the Price

We totally get it. Times are bleak. Life is grim. Weeks into the statewide stay-at-home order and we're are already feeling like Nicolas Cage...

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Ohio Officials Close Hocking Hills State Park in an Effort to Slow the Spread of Coronavirus

One of Ohio's most popular nature destinations will close at sunset today, April 3, to try and prevent spread of the pandemic coronavirus that...

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DeWine Recommends Release of 38 Ohio Prison Inmates Due to Coronavirus; Advocates Want Many More Released

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine today announced that his administration is recommending the release of a small proportion of Ohio's 48,991 prison inmates due to...

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Cleveland's 2021 FRONT Triennial Will Be Postponed to 2022 Due to Expected Ramifications of Coronavirus Pandemic

According to emails going around in the arts and culture sectors of Cleveland, and which have ended up in Scene's inbox, the 2021 FRONT...

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COVID-19 Cases in Cuyahoga County by Zip Code

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health has for the second week released a map of COVID-19 cases across the county broken down by zip...

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