Although the highly contagious omicron variant is less severe overall than previous strains, it’s still putting a strain on hospitals similar to the delta variant, with 2,200 people currently hospitalized in Kentucky with COVID.
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Only 26% of adults survive acute myloid leukemia. Cincinnati Children's may have discovered a way to stop its progressionThe gene TRAF6 can block progression from pre-leukemia to full-blown disease, say researchers. But research is still in the early stages and potential therapies and clinical trials may be years away.
Last week, The Plain Dealer/Cleveland.com posted an extraordinary editorial – one that begged Sen. Rob Portman to jump into Ohio's Senate race and save Ohio Republicans from an embarrassing and potentially devastating primary election in May, lest "the ugliness that is the Republican primary for your seat ... continue its cavalcade of intemperate, cruel, ill-judged, narrow-minded and explosive rhetoric designed to divide not unite."
Winter weather has delayed the reopening of the historic span.
With our feature OKI Wanna Know, we try to answer listener questions. Sometimes those questions lead to more questions. That's the case this week as we revisit a story about Eden Park.
Council Member Reggie Harris says his ordinance would streamline the application process for federal low-income housing tax credits and incentivize development.
Outside of prison, people on suicide watch are constantly monitored by a mental health professional in a hospital or treatment center. But in prisons in Indiana and several other states, it doesn’t work that way. The person watching an inmate on suicide watch isn’t always a trained professional or even a guard. Instead, it’s often another incarcerated individual, known as a suicide companion.
Jodie Gates is a former principal ballet dancer with four companies, including the Joffrey Ballet. Most recently, she served as the founding director of the University of Southern California's Glorya Kaufman School of Dance and artistic director and founder of the Laguna Dance Festival in Laguna Beach, Calif. She will take over Aug. 1, 2022.
Economist Emily Oster and her co-authors found that learning loss was far worse in districts that kept classes fully remote, and that declines in reading scores were greater in districts serving predominantly poor and non-white students.
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Three key speeches of American civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Martin Luther King Junior are excerpted and commented on by two leading King scholars.
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