In this special episode of the "What Had Happened Was" podcast, "Dayton Daily News" statehouse reporter Laura Bischoff explains the unprecedented steps Ohio Governor Mike DeWine just took in response to the nation's coronavirus emergency.
>> How Dayton-area people are coping: ‘We’re all trying to figure out the new reality’
She and host Amelia Robinson discuss the closing of bars and restaurants, reasons behind the governor's actions and when students can expect to be back in school.
Watch for additional updates on this crisis.
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"What Had Happened Was" is a podcast for Dayton, powered by Dayton.com and recorded in the DATV studios. You won't believe the stories that come from right here. Host Amelia Robinson shares the best tales from the Gem City, Land of Funk and Birthplace of Aviation: Dayton, Ohio.
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