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The Youngstown Vindicator
Kasich defends the Youngstown PlanCOLUMBUS Gov. John Kasich defended the state’s takeover of the failing Youngst
Kasich defends the Youngstown Plan
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
COLUMBUS Gov. John Kasich defended the state’s takeover of the failing Youngstown school district, calling the plan a “critical part ... of saving Youngstown.” “We’ve seen some economic rebirth, but those schools over there have failed for nine... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Five for Thursday: Five stories to look for in the September 3, 2015 issue of The Daily Jeffersonian, covering Guernsey and Noble counties and parts of Muskingum, Belmont and Tuscarawas countiesFive for Thursday: Five stories to look for in the September 3, 2015 issue of T
Five for Thursday: Five stories to look for in the September 3, 2015 issue of The Daily Jeffersonian, covering Guernsey and Noble counties and parts of Muskingum, Belmont and Tuscarawas counties
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 2 days ago
Five for Thursday: Five stories to look for in the September 3, 2015 issue of The Daily Jeffersonian. 1) Female theft suspect fights with the cops, and cops win A Cambridge woman accused of trying to steal merchandise from a Wheeling Avenue... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Ohio lawmakers consider child credit freeze billA bill has been introduced in the Ohio House which would allow parents or guard
Ohio lawmakers consider child credit freeze bill
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
A bill has been introduced in the Ohio House which would allow parents or guardians to “freeze” a child’s credit record to help stop identity thieves from opening accounts in the child’s name. The legislation would allow the parent or guardian of a... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
John Kasich and his bacon Snapchat ad for presidentOhio Politics Now: The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks
John Kasich and his bacon Snapchat ad for president
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Ohio Politics Now: The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Want to know... Read more
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The Times Leader
14 seek seat of former Ohio lawmaker convicted of theftPORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — Fourteen people are seeking the Ohio House of Represe
14 seek seat of former Ohio lawmaker convicted of theft
The Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — Fourteen people are seeking the Ohio House of Representatives seat vacated when a former lawmaker was convicted of a felony theft charge. The application deadline was Friday. Steve Kraus' 64 Republican former colleagues in... Read more
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89.7 WKSU
Broadway in Akron company terminates contract, but UA says shows will go onWest Nile case confirmed in Summit CountySummit County is reporting its first c
Broadway in Akron company terminates contract, but UA says shows will go on
89.7 WKSU / Posted 3 days ago
West Nile case confirmed in Summit CountySummit County is reporting its first case of West Nile Virus this year. The mosquito-borne disease can cause flu-like symptoms, or worse in some patients. County health officials say the person is in full... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Mahoning County Dems to meet Sept. 9 to recommend finalists for state rep vacanciesBOARDMAN Members of the Mahoning County Democratic Party’s central and executi
Mahoning County Dems to meet Sept. 9 to recommend finalists for state rep vacancies
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
BOARDMAN Members of the Mahoning County Democratic Party’s central and executive committees in the 59th Ohio House District will meet at 6:30 p.m. next Wednesday to recommend up to three candidates to fill that vacant seat. The members will meet at... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
14 seek seat of former Ohio lawmaker convicted of theftPORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - Fourteen people are seeking the Ohio House of Represe
14 seek seat of former Ohio lawmaker convicted of theft
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 3 days ago
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - Fourteen people are seeking the Ohio House of Representatives seat vacated when a former lawmaker was convicted of a felony theft charge. The application deadline was Friday. Steve Kraus' 64 Republican former colleagues in... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
14 seek seat of former Ohio lawmaker convicted of theftPORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - Fourteen people are seeking the Ohio House of Represe
14 seek seat of former Ohio lawmaker convicted of theft
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 3 days ago
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - Fourteen people are seeking the Ohio House of Representatives seat vacated when a former lawmaker was convicted of a felony theft charge. The application deadline was Friday. Steve Kraus' 64 Republican former colleagues in... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
14 seek seat of former Ohio lawmaker convicted of theftPORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - Fourteen people are seeking the Ohio House of Represe
14 seek seat of former Ohio lawmaker convicted of theft
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - Fourteen people are seeking the Ohio House of Representatives seat vacated when a former lawmaker was convicted of a felony theft charge. The application deadline was Friday. Steve Kraus' 64 Republican former colleagues in... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Region awaits new ozone rulesWith a looming deadline of Oct. 1 motivating the Environmental Protection Agenc
Region awaits new ozone rules
The Marietta Times / Posted 3 days ago
With a looming deadline of Oct. 1 motivating the Environmental Protection Agency to decide upon further ozone emission regulation, the national agency is taking heat from multiple sides for its intent to tighten ozone national ambient air quality... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Valley Dems meet next week to recommend Gerberry successorLocal Democrats plan to meet next week to recommend someone to fill the unexpir
Valley Dems meet next week to recommend Gerberry successor
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 3 days ago
Local Democrats plan to meet next week to recommend someone to fill the unexpired term of former State Representative Ron Gerberry. Party Chairman David Betras announced on Tuesday that members of the Mahoning County Democratic Party who reside... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Dems meet Sept. 9 to recommend 59th House candidatesBOARDMAN Members of the Mahoning County Democratic Party’s central and executi
Dems meet Sept. 9 to recommend 59th House candidates
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
BOARDMAN Members of the Mahoning County Democratic Party’s central and executive committees in the 59th Ohio House District will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 to recommend candidates to fill that vacant seat. The members will meet at St. Luke’s Church... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Fight with friend led to Ohio House page forging letter under rep's name The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal
Fight with friend led to Ohio House page forging letter under rep's name
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know A 20-year-old former Ohio... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Group pushes for stricter term limits in Ohio LegislatureCOLUMBUS -- A group that wants to reduce the total number of years that state l
Group pushes for stricter term limits in Ohio Legislature
The Alliance Review / Posted 4 days ago
COLUMBUS -- A group that wants to reduce the total number of years that state lawmakers could serve in office has submitted an initial round of petition signatures to the attorney general's office. Eight is Enough is proposing a constitutional... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
YMHA seeks tax debt bailoutYOUNGSTOWN The financially troubled Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority
YMHA seeks tax debt bailout
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 4 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN The financially troubled Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority will seek a state legislative bailout from a $1.9 million real-estate tax debt, which includes penalties and interest for nonpayment, and has been accumulating since the... Read more
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Salem News
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIESSALEM-The Ohio House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee will hold a he
ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES
Salem News / Posted 4 days ago
SALEM-The Ohio House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee will hold a hearing in Salem focusing on rural development at 1 p.m. today at Kent State University, Salem Branch. The hearing will include state Rep. Tim Ginter, Chairman Brian Hill,... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Group wants tougher term limits for lawmakersEver since Ohio voters adopted term limits in a 1992 constitutional amendment,
Group wants tougher term limits for lawmakers
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Ever since Ohio voters adopted term limits in a 1992 constitutional amendment, some lawmakers have extended their legislative careers by bouncing between the House and Senate. Eight is Enough Ohio, an activist group seeking stronger term limits, is... Read more
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Norwalk Reflector
Boose to run for county commissioner seatIn what could be called an unusual turn of events Thursday, State Rep. Terry Bo
Boose to run for county commissioner seat
Norwalk Reflector / Posted 5 days ago
In what could be called an unusual turn of events Thursday, State Rep. Terry Boose (R-Norwalk) announced his intention to run for the Huron County commissioner seat currently held by Tom Dunlap. At the same time, Dunlap, a Democrat, said he has... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Dayton mayor named to Democratic National Committee roleDAYTON, Ohio (AP) - A former Dayton mayor and ex-legislator in Ohio will serve
Dayton mayor named to Democratic National Committee role
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 5 days ago
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - A former Dayton mayor and ex-legislator in Ohio will serve in a position at the Democratic National Committee's summer meeting in Minneapolis. Rhine McLin has been named the Midwest vice chairwoman of the Association of State... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Dayton mayor named to Democratic National Committee roleDAYTON, Ohio (AP) - A former Dayton mayor and ex-legislator in Ohio will serve
Dayton mayor named to Democratic National Committee role
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 5 days ago
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - A former Dayton mayor and ex-legislator in Ohio will serve in a position at the Democratic National Committee's summer meeting in Minneapolis. Rhine McLin has been named the Midwest vice chairwoman of the Association of State... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Dayton mayor named to Democratic National Committee roleDAYTON, Ohio (AP) - A former Dayton mayor and ex-legislator in Ohio will serve
Dayton mayor named to Democratic National Committee role
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 5 days ago
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - A former Dayton mayor and ex-legislator in Ohio will serve in a position at the Democratic National Committee's summer meeting in Minneapolis. Rhine McLin has been named the Midwest vice chairwoman of the Association of State... Read more
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Salem News
Committees will visit our countyFor this reason, I was pleased when Speaker of the Ohio House Cliff Rosenberger
Committees will visit our county
Salem News / Posted 6 days ago
For this reason, I was pleased when Speaker of the Ohio House Cliff Rosenberger announced that three House committees would be traveling the state this summer to examine and discuss ways that we can work together to improve our communities and our... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Traveling Ohio House Committees visitsI am honored and excited that two of these committees will be traveling to Colu
Traveling Ohio House Committees visits
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 6 days ago
I am honored and excited that two of these committees will be traveling to Columbiana County in September - the Agriculture and Rural Development Committee and the Community and Family Advancement Committee. On Sept. 1, the Agriculture and Rural... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Former lawmaker from northern Ohio appeals theft convictionPORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - A former northern Ohio lawmaker is appealing his conv
Former lawmaker from northern Ohio appeals theft conviction
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 7 days ago
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - A former northern Ohio lawmaker is appealing his conviction on a felony theft charge. Republican Steve Kraus of Sandusky filed the appeal Thursday. He was sentenced to two years' probation in mid-August. The 56-year-old... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Former lawmaker from northern Ohio appeals theft convictionPORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - A former northern Ohio lawmaker is appealing his conv
Former lawmaker from northern Ohio appeals theft conviction
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 7 days ago
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - A former northern Ohio lawmaker is appealing his conviction on a felony theft charge. Republican Steve Kraus of Sandusky filed the appeal Thursday. He was sentenced to two years' probation in mid-August. The 56-year-old... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Former lawmaker from northern Ohio appeals theft convictionPORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - A former northern Ohio lawmaker is appealing his conv
Former lawmaker from northern Ohio appeals theft conviction
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 days ago
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - A former northern Ohio lawmaker is appealing his conviction on a felony theft charge. Republican Steve Kraus of Sandusky filed the appeal Thursday. He was sentenced to two years' probation in mid-August. The 56-year-old... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Ohio bill would ban abortions after fetal Down syndrome diagnosis — The Medina County GazetteAn Ohio House of Representatives bill that would ban abortions after the fetus
Ohio bill would ban abortions after fetal Down syndrome diagnosis — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
An Ohio House of Representatives bill that would ban abortions after the fetus has been diagnosed with Down syndrome could gain approval by the House as early as October. If House Bill 135 — called the “Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act” by its... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ohio House Democrats set a Sept. 14 deadline for those wanting to replace Ronald V. GerberryCOLUMBUS An Ohio House Democratic Caucus screening committee is accepting resu
Ohio House Democrats set a Sept. 14 deadline for those wanting to replace Ronald V. Gerberry
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 7 days ago
COLUMBUS An Ohio House Democratic Caucus screening committee is accepting resumes and letters of interest to replace Ronald V. Gerberry in the 59th District. Gerberry, an Austintown Democrat, resigned Aug. 21, the same day he was convicted of... Read more
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Salem News
Ginter planning hearings at KSUThe House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee will be at KSU-Salem to h
Ginter planning hearings at KSU
Salem News / Posted 7 days ago
The House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee will be at KSU-Salem to hear about rural development and how rural land is being used today as a catalyst for economic development. "The Ohio House is committed to the continued economic... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Trumbull County OVI checkpoints to be held Saturday nightOhio prison system announces inmate job training programOhio prison system anno
Trumbull County OVI checkpoints to be held Saturday night
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 7 days ago
Ohio prison system announces inmate job training programOhio prison system announces inmate job training program The Ohio prison system is announcing a private sector partnership that will provide job training to inmates before and after... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Truck overturns on I-376 ramp to I-80 westbound in Shenango TownshipOhio prison system announces inmate job training programOhio prison system anno
Truck overturns on I-376 ramp to I-80 westbound in Shenango Township
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 7 days ago
Ohio prison system announces inmate job training programOhio prison system announces inmate job training program The Ohio prison system is announcing a private sector partnership that will provide job training to inmates before and after... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
West side robbery suspect found in downtown YoungstownOhio prison system announces inmate job training programOhio prison system anno
West side robbery suspect found in downtown Youngstown
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 7 days ago
Ohio prison system announces inmate job training programOhio prison system announces inmate job training program The Ohio prison system is announcing a private sector partnership that will provide job training to inmates before and after... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Former congressman and state lawmaker Boccieri is favored in battle for Gerberry’s House seatWho will replace Democrat Ronald V. Gerberry as the 59th Ohio House District re
Former congressman and state lawmaker Boccieri is favored in battle for Gerberry’s House seat
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 8 days ago
Who will replace Democrat Ronald V. Gerberry as the 59th Ohio House District representative is becoming more clear with one of the leading candidates committed to seeking the appointment and another frontrunner out of the race. The Ohio House... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
More calls for Ohio charter-school reformCOLUMBUS A liberal think tank, a state teachers union and a Summit County scho
More calls for Ohio charter-school reform
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 8 days ago
COLUMBUS A liberal think tank, a state teachers union and a Summit County school district reiterated calls Thursday for lawmakers to move legislation to clamp down on poor-performing charter schools. Innovation Ohio, the Ohio Education Association... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Rhine McLin named to Democratic National Committee roleFormer Dayton mayor and Ohio Democratic Party Vice Chairwoman Rhine McLin will
Rhine McLin named to Democratic National Committee role
Dayton Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Former Dayton mayor and Ohio Democratic Party Vice Chairwoman Rhine McLin will serve as the Midwest Vice Chair of the Association of State Democratic Chairs during the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting in Minneapolis, Minn. Her new role... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Lawmakers hold hearing on agricultural education in OhioWOOSTER, Ohio (AP) - House lawmakers have gathered information exploring the fu
Lawmakers hold hearing on agricultural education in Ohio
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 8 days ago
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) - House lawmakers have gathered information exploring the future of agricultural education in Ohio. The Ohio House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee heard testimony in Wooster Wednesday at the Ohio State University... Read more
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WTAP Parkersburg
Lawmakers Hold Hearing on Agricultural Education In OhioWOOSTER, Ohio (AP) - House lawmakers have gathered information exploring the fu
Lawmakers Hold Hearing on Agricultural Education In Ohio
WTAP Parkersburg / Posted 8 days ago
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) - House lawmakers have gathered information exploring the future of agricultural education in Ohio. The Ohio House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee heard testimony in Wooster Wednesday at the Ohio State University... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Who leads in 2016 polls and John Kasich's latest endorsementOhio Politics Now: The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks
Who leads in 2016 polls and John Kasich's latest endorsement
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
Ohio Politics Now: The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Copley-Fairlawn school board opposes state billBy Pam Lifke The Copley-Fairlawn City Schools Board of Education at the Aug. 1
Copley-Fairlawn school board opposes state bill
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 9 days ago
By Pam Lifke The Copley-Fairlawn City Schools Board of Education at the Aug. 18 meeting passed a resolution protesting adoption of Ohio House Bill 70, which took control of Youngstown City Schools from its local elected board of education and put... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Supporters of Issue 1 say redistricting change to promote ‘fair elections’ The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal
Supporters of Issue 1 say redistricting change to promote ‘fair elections’
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know In the past two elections,... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Lawmakers hold hearing on agricultural education in OhioWOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — House lawmakers have gathered information exploring the fu
Lawmakers hold hearing on agricultural education in Ohio
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 9 days ago
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — House lawmakers have gathered information exploring the future of agricultural education in Ohio. The Ohio House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee heard testimony in Wooster Wednesday at the Ohio State University... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Lawmakers hold hearing on agricultural education in OhioWOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — House lawmakers have gathered information exploring the fu
Lawmakers hold hearing on agricultural education in Ohio
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 9 days ago
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — House lawmakers have gathered information exploring the future of agricultural education in Ohio. The Ohio House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee heard testimony in Wooster Wednesday at the Ohio State University... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Lawmakers hold hearing on agricultural education in OhioWOOSTER, Ohio (AP) - House lawmakers have gathered information exploring the fu
Lawmakers hold hearing on agricultural education in Ohio
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 9 days ago
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) - House lawmakers have gathered information exploring the future of agricultural education in Ohio. The Ohio House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee heard testimony in Wooster Wednesday at the Ohio State University... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Voting rights advocates say 2014 election results are evidence of need for reformThe League of Women's Voters of Ohio releases a new report showing the effects
Voting rights advocates say 2014 election results are evidence of need for reform
The Alliance Review / Posted 9 days ago
The League of Women's Voters of Ohio releases a new report showing the effects of gerrymandering in Ohio's redistricting process, drawing attention to a reform effort (Issue 1) to be decided by voters in November. Speakers include Carrie Davis, Sen.... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Lawmakers hold hearing on agricultural education in OhioWOOSTER, Ohio (AP) - House lawmakers have gathered information exploring the fu
Lawmakers hold hearing on agricultural education in Ohio
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 9 days ago
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) - House lawmakers have gathered information exploring the future of agricultural education in Ohio. The Ohio House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee heard testimony in Wooster Wednesday at the Ohio State University... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Group: Ohio’s Districts Sewn UpThe league, a longtime advocate for voting fairness, used its "Predictable Resu
Group: Ohio’s Districts Sewn Up
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 9 days ago
The league, a longtime advocate for voting fairness, used its "Predictable Results II" report to urge support for Issue 1, a fall ballot issue overhauling Ohio's system for drawing district maps. "There has been 100 percent accuracy in the Ohio... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Study: Current district maps make Ohio elections predictable Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown, left, is hugged by his daughter, Liz, as they
Study: Current district maps make Ohio elections predictable
The Toledo Blade / Posted 9 days ago
Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown, left, is hugged by his daughter, Liz, as they celebrate at the Ohio Democratic party election night celebration in November, 2012, in Columbus. Brown... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
ANOTHER OHIO VIEW Texting while drivingOhio state troopers cracking down on distracted driving last month wrote more t
ANOTHER OHIO VIEW Texting while driving
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 9 days ago
Ohio state troopers cracking down on distracted driving last month wrote more than 1,000 tickets over a one-week period. The fact that texting while driving is a secondary offense in Ohio probably prevented more texting-while-driving tickets from... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Struggle continues for women’s rights Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion On Aug. 26, 1920, the 19
Struggle continues for women’s rights
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion On Aug. 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed the right to vote for women, officially became part of the U.S. Constitution. The anniversary of this... Read more
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