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Maternal mortality is a growing problem in Ohio and around the country. Too many mothers are dying, particularly mothers of color. Nationally, Black mothers die at 3 times the rate of White mothers, and are twice as likely to suffer from life-threatening complications with their pregnancies. And as many as half of these deaths could be preventable.

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MOUNT VERNON – In the five months since it opened, Energy Fieldhouse has hosted track meets, wrestling duals and weight-lifting sessions. It served as a socially distant voting precinct in the November election, and its doors remain open daily to community members looking for a warm place to walk or jog during the winter months.

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After nine months of ceaseless loss and uncertainty, Knox County will soon see a ray of hope in the fight against the novel coronavirus. Local officials are expecting the first doses of COVID-19 vaccine to arrive this week.