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11 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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23 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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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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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Business Journal

State closes Mahogany's at the Banks

Mahogany's owner Liz Rogers faced eviction from her restaurant's space at the Banks if she didn't pay back rent or move out on Monday.

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The Madison Press

Kasich: Farming is a value system

Gov. John Kasich visited Fayette County Tuesday on one of his latest campaign stops, touting his administration's economic accomplishments in Ohio and stressing the importance of agriculture to the state's future.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich, Fayette County, OH, Sabina, OH

CBS News

John Boehner: House speaker, or noisy monkey?

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, shows off one of his favorite office props in a video posted on YouTube.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Norwalk Reflector

Huron County has state's 4th worst jobless rate

Of the estimated 26,600 people in Huron County's workforce, 2,300 were out of work in July, according to statistics released recently by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services .

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Cleveland.com

Food stamp work requirements should be waived by all Ohio counties, advocates say

Poverty advocates on Monday called on Gov. John Kasich to reinstate the statewide waiver of work requirements to receive food stamp benefits.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich, Ohio, Healthcare Law, Law, Ashtabula, OH, Coshocton, OH

NewsandSentinel.com

Kasich has control on issue

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, making a swing through the area Friday, wouldn't discuss his election opponent's personal life.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ted Strickland, US News, Ohio, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, John Kasich

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WKSU-FM Kent

Experts debate how to fund Ohio's roads in the future

The Takeaway is a national morning news program that invites listeners to be part of the American conversation.

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Plunderbund

Opposed to Unregulated Charter School Expansion? Vote Blue.

Since charter schools began in Ohio in 1998, they have continued to increase in number, taking an ever-growing amount of funding away from Ohio's real community schools - public school districts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ted Strickland, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio, US Governors

Cleveland.com

Democratic campaign mincemeat may give way to post-November roadkill...

Ohio Gov. John Kasich delivers this year's State of the State at the Performing Arts Center in Medina in February.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Daily Herald

Unleashing America's energy potential

While trouble abroad has typically led to greater pain at the pump, Americans have experienced relatively stable gas prices over the past few months despite foreign crises.

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Troy Daily News

Das boot

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

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The Columbus Dispatch

To stop algae, we need limits on farms

The Dispatch welcomes letters to the editor from readers. Typed letters of 200 words or fewer are preferred; all might be edited.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Troy Daily News

Shedding light on gov't spending

Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel is on a statewide informal tour to promote State House Bill 175, or Open Ohio, which would put the state checkbook online.

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