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Portman Urges Senate Action on Heroin Bill
Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman
(R-Ohio) announced that he has invited Tonda DaRe from Carrollton, Ohio
to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee tomorrow about the
heroin epidemic in Ohio. DaRe is the founder of Holly’s Song of Hope,
which seeks to help Ohioans struggling with addiction. She founded
Holly’s Song of Hope in June 2015 after losing her 21 year-old daughter
Holly to addiction. DaRe will testify before the Judiciary Committee
tomorrow to share Holly’s story and work to break the stigma of
Older Adults Face Higher Risk of Hypothermia
The cold truth about hypothermia is that Americans aged 65 years and
older face this danger every winter. Older adults are especially
vulnerable to hypothermia because their body's response to cold can be
diminished by underlying medical conditions such as diabetes, some
medicines including over-the-counter cold remedies, and aging itself. As
a result, hypothermia can develop in older adults after even relatively
mild exposure to cold weather or a small drop in temperature.
PHOTOS: Funeral of Danville Police Officer Thomas Cottrell
Hundreds of police officers and other first responders from across Ohio, around the nation, and Canada, as well as friends and family, came together this afternoon at Adena Hall on the Campus of COTC/ OSU Newark to pay their respects to a man who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the service of his community.
PHOTOS: Danville Police Officer Tom Cottrell
||The following photos are in memory of the life of Danville Police Officer Thomas Cottrell, who was gunned down on Sunday night outside the Danville Municipal Building, shortly before his shift would have ended.
Mount Vernon Grand Hotel Presented with Heart Award
The Mount Vernon Grand Hotel, owned and
operated by Mount Vernon Nazarene University, was presented with the
Heart Award at the 2015 Knox County Chamber of Commerce Meeting on Jan.
8, 2016. The Heart Award, sponsored by Critchfield, Critchfield, &
Johnston, is given for achievement in building and maintaining
architectural design that complements the Knox County community.
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