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Monday Jul 28 | AccuWeather.com

Massive Green Algae Outbreak a Threat on Lake Erie as Waters Warm

Ohio state officials released the first beach advisory on July 23 after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued a June 2014 report predicting a significant threat to Lake Erie due to harmful algal blooms .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Monday Jul 28 | Toledo Blade

5 Things You Might Have Missed: 7-28

President Baldemar Velasquez, left, discusses the working condition differences between documented and undocumented migrants with AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre, center, and U.S Rep. Marcy Kaptur , right, while leading a tour Saturday organized by the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO , of a tobacco worker's home and a tobacco ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Toledo Blade

Area lawmakers fill large war chests

Heading into the fall campaign season, members of Congress from northwest Ohio have large campaign war chests compared with their opponents.

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Related Topix: Representative Jim Jordan, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio, Eric Cantor, Representative Tim Walberg

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Toledo Blade

Clean energy-advocates regroup

The $600 million Blue Creek Wind Farm in Van Wert and Paulding counties was Ohio's largest single investment in 2011.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Ohio, Ohio Government, Van Wert County, OH

The Aiken Standard

Faith and Values: Saying thank you

In 2004, Chamber of Commerce weather greeted thousands of visitors to our nation's capital the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend.

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Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Veteran Affairs

WBTV

Delegation to visit North Carolina tobacco fields

A fact-finding delegation that includes a congresswoman from Ohio and two members of the British Parliament are visiting North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dudley, NC

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Paramus Post

Rep. Pascrell Helps Introduce Legislation Authorizing President to Provide Military Assistance ...

U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. , a member of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, joined with other Members of Congress this week to introduce the Ukraine Security Assistance Act of 2014 , legislation to authorize the President to work with the Government of Ukraine to assess that country's military, intelligence, and security needs and provide ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bill Pascrell, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jim Gerlach, Republican

Cleveland.com

Congressional candidate Richard May apologizes for 'slut' remark after criticism from...

Richard May, a candidate for Congress in Ohio's 9th District, has apologized for using the word "slut" to describe politicians .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tea Party, Startups, Facebook, Social Software

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Plain Dealer

House bill closing outdated Medicaid drug-treatment loophole needs bipartisan backing: editorial

U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge, a Warrensville Heights Democrat, has introduced an overdue piece of legislation aimed at the heroin scourge.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tim Ryan, Representative Marcia Fudge, Drugs, Opinion

The Columbus Dispatch

Two Ohio senators, five reps push to keep 700 clean-up jobs at Piketon plant

Ohio's two U.S. senators and a handful of U.S. House members have asked the Secretary of Energy to prioritize cleanup of the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon after the contractor on-site at the plant announced layoffs of nearly 700 last week.

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Related Topix: Representative Bill Johnson, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Stivers, Democrat, Tim Ryan

Carolina Beaches

Congressmen and Parliamentarians to Join Farmworker Union in...

Dudley, North Carolina- On July 26th U.S Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur and British Members of Parliament Ian Lavery and James Sheridan will participate in a fact-finding delegation to North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions in the supply chain of British and American tobacco manufacturers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Democrat, Dudley, NC, British American Tobacco plc, Tobacco

Cleveland.com

Republican congressional candidate Richard May, unhappy about GOP convention in Cleveland,...

In a Facebook missive, a Republican congressional candidate from Cleveland compares falling for a politician with falling for a "slut" - all while complaining that his party plans to hold its 2016 convention in his city.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Cleveland, OH, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tea Party

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

World War II soldier from Sheffield Lake to be honored in France

Seventy years after Sgt. Paul Risko was killed in World War II, residents of the French town he was helping liberate will honor the Sheffield Lake resident.

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Related Topix: Sheffield Lake, OH, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Elyria, OH, Lorain, OH

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Grieving father in Putnam Co.: "Can someone remove the tubes from this photo?"

The father of a six-week-old baby girl from Putnam County posted a picture and made a request on social media after she died: "Can someone remove the tubes from this photo?" The story is going viral after hundreds of tech-savvy people across the country answer the call to help give a Northwest Ohio family a special memory.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Kalida, OH, Palestinian Territories, World News, Middle East

WTVG-TV Toledo

Marathon Classic reminds visitors to follow the rules

If you're planning to come out to the Marathon Classic at Highland Meadows for the weekend, there are some rules you'll need to follow.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Palestinian Territories, World News, Middle East, Pontiac, MI

WTVG-TV Toledo

Israel says it has sent ground troops to Gaza

Israel launched a large-scale ground offensive in the Gaza Strip Thursday, escalating a 10-day military operation to try to destroy Hamas' weapons arsenal, rocket firing abilities and tunnels under the Palestinian territory's border with Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Pontiac, MI

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Foreign Policy

Congress Deeply Skeptical of Funding for Syrian Rebels

The Obama administration's new plan to break the stalemate in Syria is running into bipartisan opposition in Congress, raising fresh doubts about whether military aid promised to the Syrian rebels will arrive anytime soon, if at all.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio, Adam Schiff, Republican, Tom Cole

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Detroit News

Senators urge U.S. Labor chief to intervene in Delphi pension issue

A group of Congress members asked U.S. Secretary Thomas Perez to intervene and require the government's pension insurer to quickly make determinations on the value of pensions for 20,000 Delphi Corp. salaried retirees.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Automakers, Delphi, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tim Ryan, Representative Marcia Fudge

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Roll Call

Lawmakers Get Punch Drunk on Energy-Water

As the hours dragged on while the House debated the Energy-Water spending bill Thursday night, proposals got less serious and leadership patience waned, teetered and at points seemed to snap.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Steve Stockman, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Sean Patrick, Democrat, Representative John Garamendi

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Plain Dealer

Pump up Great Lakes restoration, but don't water down Clean Water Act: editorial

A funding bill released Tuesday by a U.S. House of Representatives appropriations subcommittee floats the boats of both hope and The optimist is buoyed by the bipartisan support that keeps the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative on course with $300 million for fiscal year 2015 - the same level of funding it received in 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio, Ohio Government, Opinion

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