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Biden to talk up health insurance cost cuts in visit to Ohio

Biden to talk up health insurance cost cuts in visit to Ohio

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President Joe Biden is going to Ohio to showcase health insurance cost cuts at what may be the best time for Democrats to talk up the Affordable Care Act since it became lawBy ALEXANDRA JAFFE and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated PressMarch 23, 2021, 4:59 AM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleWASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden will showcase health insurance cost cuts in a speech in Ohio Tuesday during what may be the best time for Democrats to talk up the Affordable Care Act since it became law.Biden's COVID-19 relief bill pumps up “Obamacare” premium subsidies to address longstanding problems of affordability, particularly for people with solid middle-class incomes. More taxpayer assistance means, in effect, that consumers who buy their own policies through ...
March Madness roundup: No. 13 seed Ohio upsets Virginia in first round

March Madness roundup: No. 13 seed Ohio upsets Virginia in first round

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March 20 (UPI) -- The No. 13 seed Ohio Bobcats stunned the defending champion Virginia Cavaliers 62-58 in the first round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament Saturday in Bloomington, Ind. Jason Preston finished with 11 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists for the Bobcats, who reached the tournament after winning the Mid-American Conference championship. Advertisement Ben Vander Plas scored eight of his team-best 17 points during an 18-4 run in the second half to erase a seven-point deficit and give the Bobcats a 49-42 advantage. Ohio (17-7) never trailed Virginia again. The Bobcats are scheduled to play No. 5 seed Creighton on Monday in the second round. The Bluejays held off No. 12 seed UC Santa Barbara 63-62 to advance. Last year's NCAA tournament was called off because of the COVI...
YouTube removes Ohio committee video, citing misinformation

YouTube removes Ohio committee video, citing misinformation

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Legislative testimony made in support of a GOP-backed effort to limit public health orders made by Ohio’s governor was removed from YouTube after the service deemed it contained COVID-19 misinformationBy FARNOUSH AMIRI Report for America/Associated PressFebruary 19, 2021, 10:02 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleCOLUMBUS, Ohio -- Legislative testimony made Wednesday in support of a GOP-backed effort to limit public health orders made by Ohio's governor was removed from YouTube after the service deemed it contained COVID-19 misinformation.The Google-owned platform said it removed content that was uploaded this week to The Ohio Advocates for Medical Freedom channel for violating the company's terms of services.The video showed Thomas Renz, an attorney for Ohio S...
CFP National Championship: Record-setters Smith, Saban power Alabama past Ohio State

CFP National Championship: Record-setters Smith, Saban power Alabama past Ohio State

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Alabama's Mac Jones and DeVonta Smith teamed up for record-setting performances to lead the Crimson Tide to a dominant 52-24 victory over Ohio State in Monday's College Football Playoff National Championship game. Smith set the record for the most catches in a title game by halftime of the victory at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. Advertisement "Heaven knows what he would have done if he had played the whole game," Alabama coach Nick Saban said in a postgame video conference. The Heisman Trophy winner had 12 grabs for 215 yards and three scores before he left the game in the third quarter due to a finger injury and did not return. Smith was named the Offensive Player of the Game. Crimson Tide running back Najee Harris also scored three touc...
Sugar Bowl: Justin Fields, Ohio State dominate Clemson to reach CFP title game

Sugar Bowl: Justin Fields, Ohio State dominate Clemson to reach CFP title game

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Jan. 2 (UPI) -- The third-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes beat the No. 2 Clemson Tigers 49-28 in the Allstate Sugar Bowl to punch their ticket to the national championship game. The Buckeyes (7-0) overcame two early deficits in the first quarter and pulled away in the second frame to set up a highly anticipated meeting against the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide in the College Football Playoff finale. Advertisement It is the Buckeyes' first trip to the CFP title game since the inaugural playoff. Ohio State will face No. 1 Alabama on Jan. 11 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. "Now we've got an opportunity to win the whole thing, and then you've got an opportunity to write one of the best stories in college football history," Ohio State head coach Ryan Day said. Ohio State quarterback ...