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7 hrs ago | Business Wire

Ccagw Pac Endorses Ohio Congressional Candidates

Steve Chabot and Jim Jordan , for re-election to the House of Representatives. CCAGW PAC based its endorsements on each candidate's lifetime score as listed in CCAGW's 2013 Congressional Ratings .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Steve Chabot, US House of Representatives, Republican, Ohio

8 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Bainbridge Rep. Matt Lynch and House Republicans push voter photo ID bill

Several Ohio House Republicans said Tuesday they plan to force a vote on a bill that would require photo identification at the polls in Ohio.

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Related Topix: Ohio

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Toledo Blade

FitzGerald campaigns in Maumee

Ed FitzGerald, Democratic candidate for Ohio governor, talks with John Mickey, political director of the Greater Northwest Ohio AFL-CIO, center, and Chris Monaghan, president of the Northwest Ohio AFL-CIO, right, during the Northwest Ohio Laborfest.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, Ohio, US Senate, Republican, Maumee, OH, Toledo, OH

The Plain Dealer

The Ohio Department of Education rightly gets tough with Portage...

For months, this newspaper has urged the Ohio Department of Education to stop sitting on its hands while unscrupulous or incompetent charter schools take advantage of parents and taxpayers.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Opinion

Cleveland.com

John Patterson Green, father of Labor Day in Ohio, and his enduring legacy

It was 1890, near the beginning of a wave of state legislatures passing bills making Labor Day a state holiday.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Cleveland, OH, US Politics, Mark Green, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Toledo Blade

Unions prepared if right-to-work battles surface

Toledo's union workers will celebrate the American labor movement today by taking to the downtown streets and marching in organized fashion in the annual Labor Day parade.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich, Rick Snyder, Mitch Daniels, Indiana, Indiana Government

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Examiner.com

Ancestry of Dennis Kucinich

Dennis John Kucinich was born 8 Oct 1946, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio as the eldest of the seven children of Frank and Virginia Kucinich.

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Related Topix: Dennis Kucinich, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio

Xenia Daily Gazette

Let's affirm the right to unionize and the freedom to abstain

This Monday, September 1st, our nation celebrates the contributions of the American labor movement and, more broadly, the social and economic achievements of all workers.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Opinion

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Business Journal

Billing companies: Stop blaming us for MyCare Ohio mess

MyCare Ohio is a new state program striving for better coordination of care to improve the health and quality of life for disabled, low-income Ohioans who qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Medicaid, Health, Medicare

Cleveland.com

Editorial: Ohio's harsh food stamp rules hurt single, unemployed

No one should go hungry in the most prosperous nation in the world. Yet far too many people in the United States go to bed with a growling stomach - and not because they are dieting.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Prison, US Governors, John Kasich, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Ashtabula, OH, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Eric Turner removed from leadership post

There are new questions being raised regarding State Representative Eric Turner's efforts to kill a nursing home construction moratorium during the 2014 General Assembly.

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Related Topix: Ohio

The Plain Dealer

A nonpharmacist should be capable of leading Ohio's Pharmacy Board: editorial

The General Assembly recently changed Ohio law so that the executive director of the State Board of Pharmacy no longer need be a licensed pharmacist .

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich, Opinion

Xenia Daily Gazette

Das boot

Throughout history there have been many epic tales of gallant ships on heroic voyages.

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Ohio, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

Ohio education policy experts provide testimony supporting Common Core

Two highly respected education policy experts testified in the Ohio House of Representatives Aug. 20 on the importance of maintaining the Common Core State Standards.

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Nanaimo Daily News

Oklahoma investigation: Inmate in troubled execution died from lethal drugs, not heart attack

A death row inmate who died following a problematic execution succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after Oklahoma's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him, an autopsy report released Thursday says.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Prison, Ohio, Arizona, Arizona Government, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Daily Mail

Inmate was killed by drug not heart attack after his botched execution, autopsy reveals

Obama REFUSES to call 1,000 Russian troops and tanks in Ukraine an 'invasion' and sticks to sanctions but McCain says he's living in 'Putin's Orwellian universe' Oklahoma put executions on hold after Lockett gasped and writhed against his restraints for several minutes after his April execution began Sedative midazolam was used in Lockett's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Ohio, Arizona, Arizona Government, Mary Fallin, US Governors

The Columbus Dispatch

Judges need raises, Ohio's chief justice says

Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor acknowledged "the elephant in the room" - judicial pay - when she spoke to hundreds of the state's judges this morning.

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Blood Horse

Ohio Moves to Increase Losing Mount Fees

The Ohio State Racing Commission Aug. 27 approved a resolution authorizing an administrative rule that would increase losing mount fees for jockeys at the state's racetracks.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

News Herald

FOP: Judges need sentence flexibility for drug dealersFOP: Judges...

FOP: Judges need sentence flexibility for drug dealers Putting dealers in prison is difficult because they know the laws, group says Check out this story on portclintonnewsherald.com: http://ohne.ws/1tLkriw Marion Police Department Maj.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

US News & World Report

House Bills Taxpayers for Employer Mandate Lawsuit as Similar, Privately Funded Fight Unfolds

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio defends the work of the GOP during a brief news conference on July 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Orthodontics, Health, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

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