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4 hrs ago | Ohio.com
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4 hrs ago | WVIZ-TV Cleveland
The first job report of 2014 is out. But as Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, while some are encouraged by the new numbers, others have their concerns.
8 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo
The biggest conservative political heavyweights are spending time with their biggest fans this weekend at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, MD., giving big-name Republicans a platform to spread their conservative message and gain support just in time for the 2014 midterm elections.
9 hrs ago | Examiner.com
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 175,000 in February, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.7 percent.
11 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Ohio's unemployment rate dropped slightly in January to 6.9 percent, according to numbers released Friday by the state.
In past years, Tim Lyden has acted as Master of Ceremonies and has presented plaques to Honorary Members of the Logan County Sheep Improvement Association at its annual banquet.
House Speaker John Boehner stood by Rep. Darrell Issa Thursday amid Democratic calls to remove Issa from his post as chair of the House Oversight Committee over a contentious hearing on the Internal Revenue Service.
Currently representing Knox County in the Ohio General Assembly is Senator Kris Jordan of Ostrander, a Republican, in Senate District 19. He is up for re-election this year.
In an obvious back-handed compliment, Rachel Maddow started her eponymous Tuesday night program on MSNBC by supposedly praising the Cable News Network , which she said "once upon a time" was the "only cable news network, and they really did have a singular role in keeping people informed."
Four months after its rollout, LEED v4 has made enemies in Ohio, where the state Senate has approved legislation that would ban the use of the green building rating system.
In July 2000, Clay Township police officer William J. Hetrick was killed in an automobile wreck while on duty.
It could be a much easier tax season for Ohio businesses, with several programs underway to reduce business taxes and return overpaid funds from previous years, officials tell me.
Hundreds of thousands of oil and gas wells have been drilled in Ohio since the Civil War, and many were never properly closed off Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports a state agency is stepping up efforts to plug these wells.
Testing will be done in two groups that will test on separate subjects. One group will do math and language arts, while the other will test on science and social studies.
Bechtel Power Co. has informed the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services that the company will be reducing its workforce at the nuclear power plant in Oak Harbor because its contract with FirstEnergy is nearly complete.