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1 hr ago | WFXN-FM Ashland

Ashland University Commencement Details Released

Ashland University's Commencement will be held on May 10 at 10 a.m. at Miller Stadium, located in the Dwight Schar Athletic Complex off Broad Street.

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Related Topix: Ashland University, Ohio, Ohio Wesleyan University, Wesleyan University, Ohio State University

3 hrs ago | New Haven Independent

Bowen Field Rehab Delayed Another Year

Track runners and football players will have to wait until August 2015 to return to a renovated Bowen Field, as the city pursues a $4 million plan to haul away polluted debris to Ohio.

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Related Topix: Ohio

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wheeling News

Fighting Drug Abuse in Ohio

Drug abuse has become a wildfire in Ohio, spreading rapidly and consuming lives in the process.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Ohio, Drugs

Washington Examiner

John Boehner and seven GOP lawmakers back from secret Afghanistan trip

House Speaker John Boehner , R-Ohio, traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan , this past weekend with seven other House Republican lawmakers to get a first-hand look at the political situation in the country after the recent democratic elections, Boehner's office announced Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, World News, Afghanistan, Doc Hastings, Devin Nunes

Daily Kos

Help tell American Pharmacist Association to ban its members from taking part in executions

Nearly every association of medical professionals has officially declared it unethical for their members to take part in executions by lethal injection.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Indiana Government, Activism, Death Penalty, Georgia, Georgia Government, Ohio

Business Journal

Iroquois Capital to add second office as firm eyes more growth

Iroquois Capital Group, a Nashville-based merchant and investment banking firm, plans to open a second office location and launch a retirement services business in Cleveland, according to President and CEO Mike Koban .

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Ohio

Mon Apr 14, 2014

RedState

Unions, Chambers, Politicians Agree: Ohio Needs More Debt

Labor unions, Chamber of Commerce affiliates, and both major political parties support Strong Ohio Communities, a campaign to issue $1.875 billion in new state bonds for local public works projects.

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

Plunderbund

Ohio House Adopts Value-Added Reporting Changes That Benefit Charter Schools

House Bill 487 contains all of the education related components of John Kasich's recent budget bill and was adopted by the Ohio House this week after being amended by the House Education Committee.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education

Norwalk Reflector

Judge orders Ohio to recognize same-sex marriages

Ohio must recognize same-sex marriages legally performed elsewhere despite the state's own ban on such marriages in its constitution, a federal judge in Cincinnati officially ruled today.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican, Ohio, 2012 Presidential Election, US Supreme Court

TheCourier.com

Editorials From Around Ohio

Children don't know why they are being abused. It is even sadder when abuse is the only way of life they know.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Drugs, US Governors, John Kasich, Opinion

NewsandSentinel.com

Editorials from around Ohio

Children don't know why they are being abused. It is even sadder when abuse is the only way of life they know.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Drugs, US Governors, John Kasich, Opinion

Cleveland.com

Ohio Democrats pine for Hillary, Ed FitzGerald elaborates on abortion: Ohio Politics...

Will Hillary Clinton campaign for Ed FitzGerald and other Democrats in Ohio? Chris Redfern hopes so.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ted Strickland, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio, Abortion, Hillary Clinton

Marietta Times

The death penalty: Time for a change?

It took a couple of years, but an Ohio Supreme Court-appointed panel has developed 56 recommendations related to application of the state's death penalty.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Ohio, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio bill would protect businesses favoring veterans in hiring

To help those who served their country, Ohio lawmakers are moving toward granting legal protection to private-sector employers who prefer to hire and promote military veterans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Mike DeWine, Ohio, Life, Veteran Affairs, Columbus, OH

Cleveland.com

Ohio House GOP's blinkered vision on absentee ballots: Thomas Suddes

Ohio House Speaker William Batchelder stands on the spot where Abraham Lincoln addressed the Ohio General Assembly in 1861 en route to his inauguration, but the symbolism is lost on some members of Batchelder's Republican caucus, writes Thomas Suddes.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Marcia Fudge, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Cuyahoga County, OH, Opinion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

First, we have to fix the system

After an exhaustive investigation, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted found very little evidence of voter fraud or illegal voting in Ohio.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US News, Opinion

Fri Apr 11, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Kathleen Sebelius Celebrates Leading HHS 'During the Most Historic of Times'

The announced nomination for a new secretary of Health and Human Services turned into an Obamacare pep rally in the Rose Garden Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Medicaid, Ohio, Joe Biden

Courthouse News Service

Licensing Process for Ohio Gold Dealers Pass Muster

Extensive recordkeeping requirements that sellers of precious metals face in Ohio to prevent the sale of stolen goods are constitutional, the 6th Circuit ruled.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Marietta Times

Plan to help dropouts is worth considering

More than a million Ohio adults never graduated from high school. Every year, about 24,000 teenagers join them by dropping out of school.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Family, Teenagers, US Governors, John Kasich

MarketWatch

House conservatives plot to oust John Boehner

Several dozen frustrated conservatives in the House of Representatives are scheming to infiltrate the Republican leadership next year, National Journal reports, possibly by forcing House Speaker John Boehner to step aside after November's midterm elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dave Camp, Ohio, Ron Kind, Democrat

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