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Ohio is near the top of the list of infant deaths in the country. Mahoning County is near the top of the list of counties in those deaths.
Mahoning County health officials have a plan to reduce the number of infant deaths. Improving mother’s health and birth spacing are the first two plans of action.
The News Outlet, the experiential journalism program that began in 2008 at Youngstown State University, has expanded to include collaborations with media and universities in other areas of the state.
We’ve all seen them – distracted drivers using a cellphone. National and state traffic safety officials say it’s a problem. So, The News Outlet decided to find out how much of a problem. Here’s Billy Ludt with the first of a three-part series.
Despite a state law banning the practice, there are still some Ohioans who text while driving. Even more will talk on their cell phones while behind the wheel. Reporters with The News Outlet wanted to see how many – so, they went on a ride with a driving instructor. Here’s Jay Jackman with more.
Tina Muslovski Yanssens of East Palestine is on a crusade to toughen Ohio’s laws after a texting driver killed her father. Reporters from The News Outlet spoke with her at her father’s business in Campbell. John Veauthier reports.
Despite anti-texting and driving laws, drivers in Ohio still use their cell phones. Officials say distracted driving is a problem.