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Josh Sweigart

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Dayton, OH, United States

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  • Dayton Daily News
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Recent articles by Josh:

Local cases contribute to billions in COVID relief fraud

Editor’s note: This story is part of a Dayton Daily News investigative project titled Billions in COVID aid: Where it’s going. Go here for more on this project, including searchable databases showing how your community spent CARES Act funds and now much it is getting in American Rescue Plan funds. → Read More

Today is final day to register to vote in May 3 primary

The deadline to register to vote in the May 3 primary election is April 4. → Read More

How to vote in the May 3 primary? Here’s everything you need to know

Here's everything you need to know about voting in Ohio during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Look for absentee ballot request forms for upcoming election in Sunday’s Journal-News

BUTLER COUNTY — Voters wanting to cast an absentee ballot by mail in the May 3 primary election can get an absentee ballot request form in the Sunday, April 3, edition of the Journal-News. → Read More

Voting for May 3 primary starts April 5; Get absentee ballot requests in now

Voters wanting to cast an absentee ballot by mail in the May 3 primary election should request their ballot now to give themselves ample time to fill it in and mail it back. → Read More

May 3 primary still on. Here’s how to make sure you’re registered

The deadline to register to vote in the May 3 primary election is April 4. → Read More

May 3 primary still on. Here’s how to make sure you’re registered

The deadline to register to vote in the May 3 primary election is April 4. → Read More

Ohio law limits use of firefighting foam containing ‘forever chemicals’

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine last week signed a bill into law prohibiting the use of PFAS-containing foam in firefighter training. → Read More

DeWine praised, criticized for signing ‘constitutional carry’ bill into law

Gov. Mike DeWine on Monday signed into law Senate Bill 215, which allows anyone at least 21 who is legally allowed to have a gun be able to carry a concealed handgun without a permit. Here's what leaders and organizations are saying about that. → Read More

Most area health departments turn down cash for $100 vaccine gift cards

Some local county health departments are again offering $100 gift cards to encourage people to get COVID-19 vaccines, but most passed on obtaining federal money for the incentives. → Read More

How to talk to your unvaccinated loved ones about the COVID vaccine: ‘Lead with compassion’

It’s possible for people, even now, to come around to getting the coronavirus vaccine. Here's how to talk to your loved ones about it. → Read More

Here’s what’s finally convincing local people to get the COVID vaccine

This story examines what is inspiring people to get the vaccine at this point. → Read More

Here’s what’s finally convincing local people to get the COVID vaccine

This story examines what is inspiring people to get the vaccine at this point. → Read More

Russian invasion of Ukraine: What Ohio lawmakers are saying

Members of southwest Ohio’s congressional delegation are calling for tough sanctions in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. → Read More

COVID boosters: Who should get them and when?

Millions of vaccinated Ohioans — including hundreds of thousands of vulnerable elderly residents — are eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot but have not gotten one. → Read More

COVID boosters: Who should get them and when?

Millions of vaccinated Ohioans — including hundreds of thousands of vulnerable elderly residents — are eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot but have not gotten one. → Read More

CDC mulling changing mask guidelines; how local policies might be impacted

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance on when to wear a mask for protection against COVID-19 could change soon, agency officials say, possibly impacting mask policies locally. → Read More

CDC mulling changing mask guidelines; how local policies might be impacted

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance on when to wear a mask for protection against COVID-19 could change soon, agency officials say, possibly impacting mask policies locally. → Read More

COVID vaccine delay for youngest kids frustrates local caregivers, medical professionals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s decision to delay approval of a COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5 is a disappointment to those hoping for relief from the vaccine, including local pediatricians and child care workers on the front lines of the recent surge. → Read More

COVID vaccine delay for youngest kids frustrates local caregivers, medical professionals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s decision to delay approval of a COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5 is a disappointment to those hoping for relief from the vaccine, including local pediatricians and child care workers on the front lines of the recent surge. → Read More