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1 hr ago | WBEX-AM Chillicothe

More Ohioans Get Tax Refund

The Ohio Department of Taxation says the average refund is $505 this year. That's up from last year's $288.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Tax, Small Business, Personal Finance

5 hrs ago | Times Recorder

Democrats: Husted must enforce election spending rule

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted should enforce a rule that limits election spending by companies, nonprofits and unions, Democrats said Thursday.

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10 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

Two new chemicals being abused as synthetic drugs are permanently banned

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ohio State Board of Pharmacy Executive Director Kyle Parker announced today that an administrative rule developed to permanently ban two new chemicals being abused as synthetic drugs is now in effect.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican, Ohio, Drug Enforcement Administration, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

15 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

University Hospitals, St. Vincent among four Ohio hospitals to get state money for...

Construction workers on Wednesday stand on top of what will be the Proton Therapy Center at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center in Cleveland.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Cleveland, OH, Geriatric Medicine

16 hrs ago | West Side and South Side Leader

State education mandates on Woodridge agenda

It's been a busy school year for local districts working to implement new educational programs mandated for public schools by the Ohio General Assembly.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Education Etc.

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Cleveland.com

Ohioans' state tax refunds about 43 percent larger this year than last

Ohioans due a refund on their state income tax are getting about 43 percent more money this year than in 2013.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Tax

Hudson Hub-Times

Ohio's new top utility regulator is sworn in 31 minutes

Gov. John Kasich has sworn in a former state budget director and lawmaker as Ohio's top utility regulator.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich

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

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

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