Lydia Taylor

Lydia Taylor is a news intern for WKSU. She is a junior multimedia journalism major at Kent State University with experience in print and visual journalism. She is currently working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Multimedia Journalism.  During the school year, Taylor works for Kent State Student Media in The Kent Stater and KentWired. She is currently an assigning editor and a reporter in the Kent State University Student Media Newsroom for the spring semester. 

Columbus Police with riot gear block off Main Street in downtown Columbus on May 31, 2020.
Paige Pfleger / WOSU

Gov. Mike DeWine dedicated most of his coronavirus press conference Tuesday to discussing racism in the state.

Here are your morning headlines for Monday, June 1:

Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, May 26:

  • Gyms, pools, bowling alleys reopen;
  • Akron's annual Founders Day goes virtual;
  • Miami University partygoers infected with COVID-19;
  • Cleveland Metroparks blocks vehicle access to multiple beaches;
  • Labs create equipment to distinguish hemp from marijuana;
  • Two major road construction projects on schedule mid pandemic;

Gyms, pools, bowling alleys reopen

Gov. Mike DeWine inside the Governor's Residence in Columbus on Dec. 13, 2019.
John Minchillo / Associated Press

As the state reopens, Gov. Mike DeWine insists, the success of the economy depends on whether Ohioans follow social distancing protocols.

Gov. Mike DeWine wanted to make a message clear Monday during a press conference: As the state reopens, the success of the economy depends on whether Ohioans follow social distancing protocols. 

DeWine said he received images of overcrowded bars and restaurants after they were given the OK to reopen for outdoor seating on Friday. 

Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, May 14: 

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