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Recent articles by Danae:

DeWine addresses protests, racism in Tuesday press briefing

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine talked on Tuesday of the validity of the protests and how well law enforcement officers were doing in managing protesters. → Read More

DeWine speaksout on protests,needed changes

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Governor Mike DeWine addressed the protests across the state in his daily press briefing on Tuesday, saying that Ohio mayors and pol → Read More

Protests resume in Downtown Columbus

Monday morning dawned quiet Downtown, but as the day went on, more protesters gathered in front of the Statehouse. → Read More

Columbus police temporarily halt traffic into Downtown

Columbus police closed streets into Downtown Monday morning, saying it was allowing for clean up of the streets. → Read More

Coronavirus: Ohio churches begin re-opening buildings for services

Victorious Living Church in Grove City was among a handful of other central Ohio houses of worship that hosted their first in-person worship services → Read More

Pastors lament pain of protesters, police violence; encourage peaceful protest

Columbus faith leaders are speaking out against police violence and hope to help people cope with their pain and cause change. → Read More

Coronavirus in Ohio: Some houses of worship to reopen Sunday, others more cautious

Pentecost Sunday, May 31, is a big day for Columbus houses of worship, as many have chosen the Christian holiday to reopen their buildings to in-person → Read More

Immigrants’ kids face barriers when schools go online

Huliser Martin-Morales, 12, had to wait weeks to get the necessary technology to do his online school work from home during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Coronavirus: Chaplains at Columbus hospitals find creative ways to care for patients

Hospital chaplains are finding new ways to care and be “present’ for patients, staff and family members whom they may no longer be able to → Read More

BREAD’s Nehemiah Action event emphasizes COVID’s impact on affordable housing

BREAD hosts its annual Nehemiah Action event via Zoom, emphasizing how affordable housing has become a more urgent need due to the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Some Columbus churches doing OK financially despite declines in giving nationwide amid pandemic

Some Columbus houses of worship aren’t seeing giving declines other churches are experiencing despite COVID-19 changing the way people worship and → Read More

More pregnant women ask about home births due to COVID-19

Columbus midwives have been inundated with inquiries from pregnant women asking about using their services for a home births due to fears of COVID-19 in → Read More

Suspicious package at City Hall deemed safe

Police investigated a suspicious package, later deemed safe and discovered to be a box of Miracle Gro fertilizer, at City Hall Saturday afternoon. → Read More

Latter-day Saints continue at-home worship begun before coronavirus pandemic

A home worship program called “Come follow me” allowed members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to easily transition to → Read More

Psychologists: Expect to be anxious after coronavirus pandemic, but be patient

As people contemplate going back to work and what used to be their normal life, some experts have offered tips to navigate the anxiety that might → Read More

Coronavirus in Ohio: Celebration on hold for woman hoping to become US citizen

Kadie Kargbo, of Sierra Leone, passed her naturalization test in March and was excited to officially become a citizen on April 8. The ceremony, however, → Read More

Coronavirus in Ohio: Muslims focus on service, not gatherings this Ramadan

Because of the pandemic, Muslims are not able to celebrate in large groups, as is customary during the holy month of Ramadan. So faith leaders are → Read More

Coronavirus in Ohio: Thousands tune in to digital church services

Churches are seeing more viewers after transitioning all of their services to online video platforms due to coronavirus concerns. Some say it’s → Read More

Coronavirus: Couple who lost jobs find comfort in shared experience

Steve and Pam Calhoun both lost their jobs due to the coronavirus. The Bexley couple are now navigating being unemployed and social distancing. → Read More

Coronavirus and Passover: New Albany synagogue distributes Seder kits to help families stuck at home

Because of stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Lori Schottenstein Chabad Center in New Albany is helping people host Passover at home → Read More