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Ohio Doc Goes Viral For False Claim That COVID Vaccines 'Magnetize' People & More Top Stories

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Jim Nolan

On Cincinnati Edition's weekly news review:

An Ohio doctor invited by Republican lawmakers to a hearing at the Statehouse drew national ridicule for her conspiratorial remarks that COVID-19 vaccines create 5G interfaces and also magnetize those who receive the shot.

Laura Bischoff, state government reporter for the USA Today Network Ohio Bureau joins us to talk about that and other stories out of the state capital.

An audit of development deals approved by Cincinnati City Council is on the way. The decision to hire a contractor to review the deals follows the arrests of three members of council on federal corruption charges related to developments.

WVXU reporter Becca Costello explains.

Florence is the second-largest city in Northern Kentucky and the largest in Boone County, but it feels like it is not getting its fair share of attention from the county library system after it was snubbed in its quest to secure a new branch.

Enquirer reporter Julia Fairis with us to talk about that.

And we revisit another time in American history when the emergence of a vaccine changed people's lives. Associated Press reporter Dan Sewellshares his story about the polio vaccine.

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