Michael Tyler

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Akron hospital evacuated after 3-alarm fire

1:03 PM Friday, Oct. 13, 2017

A 3-alarm blaze caused the partial evacuation of an Akron hospital early Friday morning. According to Akron Fire Department, firefighters were called to Summa St. Thomas Hospital around 6:30 a.m.  According to WOIO, the fire originated from plastic materials in the storage area.  Reports say some patients and employees were evacuated...
WHIO Reports: Health care reform
 This edition of WHIO Reports will focus on Congress as it continues to consider making changes that will affect us in the Miami Valley, health care reform and the move to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), has been a start and stop and start again process. This week’s episode will take a look at the challenges we...

8:46 PM Saturday, Oct. 07, 2017

This edition of WHIO Reports will focus on Congress as it continues to consider making changes that will affect us in the Miami Valley, health care reform and the move to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), has been a start and stop and start again process. This week’s episode will take a look at the challenges we...
Cris Carter on National Anthem Protest: ‘I personally would not’
 NFL Hall of Famer and Miami Valley native Cris Carter weighed in on the continued protests during the playing of the national anthem on Fox Business’ “Varney & Co.” on Saturday.   The Middletown High School grad and Buckeyes standout said he would not use the anthem as a protest platform, but would not discourage others...

2:00 PM Sunday, Sep. 10, 2017

NFL Hall of Famer and Miami Valley native Cris Carter weighed in on the continued protests during the playing of the national anthem on Fox Business’ “Varney & Co.” on Saturday.   The Middletown High School grad and Buckeyes standout said he would not use the anthem as a protest platform, but would not discourage others...
Top 5 unique items to buy during the tax-free holiday
 Today is the last day for you to take advantage of the 2017 tax-free holiday weekend. During this weekend, Ohioans can purchase select items tax free. While the holiday is geared towards back-to-school preparation, there are some unique items that qualify for the tax-free deal. Early planners can get a jump start on costumes for Halloween...

4:00 PM Sunday, Aug. 06, 2017

Today is the last day for you to take advantage of the 2017 tax-free holiday weekend. During this weekend, Ohioans can purchase select items tax free. While the holiday is geared towards back-to-school preparation, there are some unique items that qualify for the tax-free deal. Early planners can get a jump start on costumes for Halloween...
Diapers, yes diapers, are included in this weekend’s tax-free shopping
 The Ohio tax-free weekend is in full swing, but one item on the list may surprise you. Diapers, disposable and cloth, are among the tax-free items available. Adult diapers are included in the sale as well. According to the Ohio Department of Taxation website:  “Clothing” includes, but is not limited to, shirts, blouses...

7:57 PM Saturday, Aug. 05, 2017

The Ohio tax-free weekend is in full swing, but one item on the list may surprise you. Diapers, disposable and cloth, are among the tax-free items available. Adult diapers are included in the sale as well. According to the Ohio Department of Taxation website:  “Clothing” includes, but is not limited to, shirts, blouses...