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The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol will hold the first in a series of hearings laying out its findings on Thursday night.

House passes gun control bill after Buffalo, Uvalde attacks

The House is moving quickly to pass legislation in response to recent mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas.

Reps. Ryan, Johnson release statements on passage of Protecting Our Kids Act

Included in the bill are measures that would raise the age for buying a semi-automatic weapon to 21, ban the use of magazines with more than 15 rounds for citizens, and add offenses connected to gun trafficking.

Sen. Rob Portman discusses gun reform following mass shootings

"There's been discussion of putting juvenile records into the NICS system. They are sealed or expunged and not available. Allow that data into the system, it's not easy to do but there are ways to do it, I believe," Senator Portman said.

White House announces COVID-19 vaccination plan for children under 5

Ten million vaccine doses will be available.
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Eastern Gateway Community College adds cannabis industry certificate courses

Cannabis education courses offered to Eastern Gateway students give them the opportunity to earn certificates in advanced dispensary associate skills training, cannabis manufacturing and cultivation.

Patrol plans OVI checkpoint in Columbiana County Friday evening

As of Thursday, it is not known if the checkpoint will take place in the vicinity of the Super Cruise event going on this weekend in Salem.

Salem Super Cruise roars back beginning Thursday

The four-day event starts Thursday through Sunday with food, music and lots of classic cars

Weathersfield begins three-day Flag Day Festival

Three days of food, fun, and music get underway Thursday evening in Weathersfield as that community hosts a Flag Day Festival.

Grove City Strawberry Days Festival kicks off Thursday

The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

FirstEnergy works to restore electricity in Columbiana, Mercer counties

FirstEnergy crews are working to restore power to hundreds of homes and businesses after storms moved through Wednesday night.

Meijer facility hit by storm as workers heed tornado warning


Authorities say a Meijer distribution center in western Ohio was heavily damaged as employees inside heeded tornado warnings and sought shelter.

Cooler temperatures win out the day Thursday

Heading out the door Thursday morning will lean towards the cooler side with temperatures in the upper 50’s.