Governor Mike DeWine (R-OH) signed a bill making it legal for state residents to carry a gun without first obtaining a state permit, becoming the 23rd state in the nation to enact constitutional carry legislation. Senate Bill 215 allows anyone over 21, and who is legally eligible to own a firearm, to
Presented by NewSong Ministries with Premier Productions, Winter Jam, Christian music’s biggest multi-artist tour, is back for 2022 with headliners Skillet and Tauren Wells and a solid lineup of acts. Sponsored by Compassion International and coupled with a $10 at the door donation, Winter Jam welcomes everyone to the “All
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine mobilized 1,050 members of the Ohio National Guard to help relieve the hospital staffing strain caused by the rising number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Of the total mobilized guard members, approximately 150 are highly-trained medical professionals and will deploy to help meet critical needs at hospitals
A Louisiana U.S. district judge blocked a federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers Tuesday, issuing a nationwide injunction in another setback to President Joe Biden’s broad executive policy. Louisiana Western District U.S. Judge Terry Doughty’s decision follows an identical ruling Monday from Missouri U.S. District Judge Matthew Schelp, but
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously in favor of 16 athletes who filed a federal civil rights lawsuit challenging Western Michigan University’s (WMU) unlawful denial of their request for religious accommodation from the college’s shot mandate. This decision is now binding precedent in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. The students
The mayor of Hudson, Ohio, is calling for the resignation of the entire Board of Education after high school seniors were assigned a controversial book with writing assignments that asked them to describe sexual experiences, to pretend they were a serial killer and to describe the taste of beer. “It
After setting an industry record with six consecutive No. 1 hits, 4x GRAMMY Award winning, platinum-selling duo and recording artist for KING & COUNTRY are bringing RELATE The 2021 Fall Tour in concert to your area. After wowing crowds in 2020 with their Pollstar recognized drive-in theater performances, this 24-date trek will see Joel and
GRAMMY® nominated, multiple American Music Award, Billboard Music Award and Dove Award-winning band MercyMe has announced their fall 2021 inhale (exhale) tour. Hitting 30 cities across the U.S., the band is excited to hit the road with fellow Fair Trade Services artist Micah Tyler. For ticket information on all MercyMe tour dates, please visit www.mercyme.org.
California Governor Gavin Newsom announced “incentives” for residents to get the COVID vaccine, including a chance to win a part of a $15 million lottery. “This last week, those first doses are way down,” said Newsom, pointing to the June 15 goal “north of 70% of all eligible Californians” vaccinated.
One of the world’s leading two-factor authentication firms has analyzed an FBI Internet Crime Report to reveal which states have the highest chances of cyber attacks happening. The platform examined the number of cybercrimes committed in each state/district in the US and then revealed what that number was per 100,000
A Haines City man was arrested on Tuesday over online threats online linked to Washington D.C. and President Trump declaring martial law. Identified as Shannon Badgett, the man was charged with communicating a written threat to conduct a mass shooting or act of terrorism. Badgett, 53, made the threats on
The Voter Protection Corps announced Friday that, working in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University, they have released the most comprehensive data to date outlining the risk factor of 745 counties in eight states for poll worker shortages. The update identifies 485 counties across eight battleground states that are at high
U.S. Marshals announced the rescue of 8 “highly endangered” missing children in Indiana over the weekend, bringing their total children rescued in Operation Homecoming to 72. “From August 31- September 4, federal investigators coordinated with IMPD and NCMEC to recover eight highly endangered missing children resulting in one arrest of
The small village of some 2,000 people, Plymouth, Ohio, has seen marijuana decriminalized recently with the Libertarian mayor being the deciding vote. The ordinance passed in a 4-3 vote thanks to a vote from Mayor Cassaundra Fryman (L). Mayor Fryman, who introduced the ordinance, said in her impassioned speech to
Senate Democrats officially rejected Republicans’ police reform bill, which needed 60 votes to advance, in a 55-45 vote on Wednesday. In a letter earlier this week, Democrats voiced objection and prevented debate or a vote, blocking any amendments. In an interview on “Fox & Friends” Republican South Carolina Sen. Tim
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a bill into law, which would allow college athletes in the state to earn money from endorsement deals. Effective in 2021, the restrictions on college athletes will be lifted to allow these student athletes to be paid for the use of their names, images