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Yesterday | Cleveland.com

Ben Venue Laboratories, on the verge of closing months ago, getting a new owner

The Boehringer Ingelheim Group of Companies announced Thursday that it had entered into an agreement with Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC to sell Ben Venue's facilities, site and related assets to the London-based multinational pharmaceutical company.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Marcia Fudge, Senator Rob Portman, Bedford, OH, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Republican

Yesterday | Customer Interaction Solutions

Sen. Brown Applauds U.S. Department of Agriculture's Appointment of...

WASHINGTON, July 24 -- The office of Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown applauded the United States Department of Agriculture's appointment of Dr. Yehia Mohamed "Mo" Saif, Professor Emeritus at The Ohio State University , to the board of directors of its new Foundation for Food and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Agriculture, Democrat, Science, US House of Representatives, Ohio, United States Department of Agriculture, Ohio State University

Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

Ohioans in Congress back bills to fight addiction

If there's any indication that the Ohio congressional delegation is concerned about the state's opioid epidemic, it might be this: Within the past week, four Ohio lawmakers have introduced or announced plans to introduce three bills aimed at addressing drug addiction.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tim Ryan, Representative Marcia Fudge, Senator Rob Portman, Republican

Yesterday | Plunderbund

Brown, Ryan Applaud PUCO/Warren Steel Agreement; Ormet Not So Lucky

Two Democrats, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan , applauded a ruling by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio that would help protect hundreds of Mahoning Valley jobs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Tim Ryan

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Reuters

U.S. Senate panel to consider 'too big to fail' report

A U.S. Senate panel will meet next Thursday to discuss results of a much anticipated government study that looked at whether the biggest banks can borrow at lower interest rates because investors think they would be bailed out in a crisis.

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Related Topix: US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, David Vitter, Republican

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, Marcy Kaptur, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Stivers, Democrat, Tim Ryan

Cincinnati CityBeat

Morning News and Stuff

Vice President Joe Biden spoke this morning at the National Urban League Conference, which is here in town this year.

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Related Topix: African-American, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Sharonville, OH, Cincinnati, OH

Paulding Progress

Sen. Brown urges Obama Admin. to protect Paulding County cement jobs

Today, July 23, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown urged the Obama Administration to protect Paulding County's cement industry and the thousands of local jobs it supports.

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Related Topix: US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Paulding County, OH, US House of Representatives, Construction, Lafarge North America, Paulding, OH, Canada

WKSU-FM Kent

Portman and Brown says McDonald is right for the VA

On Point unites distinct and provocative voices with passionate discussion as it confronts the stories that are at the center of what is important in the world today.

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Related Topix: McDonald, OH, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tim Ryan, Mike DeWine, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Republican, Joe Biden

Wed Jul 23, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Dems want to give government power over company work schedules

Democrats in the House and Senate are proposing new changes to the law that would allow workers to make requests about their work schedule without fear of retaliation from their bosses, and in some cases would require companies to accept these requests.

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Related Topix: US News, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Sherrod Brown, George Miller

NewsOK.com

Sanders pleads for VA reform bill as talks stall

The chairman of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee said Wednesday there is still time for Congress to approve a landmark bill to improve health care services for veterans, despite deep disagreement over how much the changes will cost and how they should be paid for.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, Sherrod Brown, Ohio

WDTN-TV Dayton

Feds grant funds to Sugarcreek Twp. Fire Department

The Sugarcreek Township Fire Department has been awarded $850,250 by the federal government, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

WTVG-TV Toledo

Lawyer: Nazi war suspect dies as extradition OK'd

The lawyer for a suspected Nazi war crimes suspect says the 89-year-old Philadelphia man has died while awaiting extradition to Germany.

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Related Topix: Associated Press, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dayton, OH

WTVG-TV Toledo

Skies still safe following MH17 disaster, lawmakers say

On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration canceled flights to Tel Aviv, Israel after a rocket landed too close to the airport.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Israel, World News, Sherrod Brown, John Boehner, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Bob Casey

Politico

Obama on the new world (dis)order - Fall preview: Fresh fiscal...

OBAMA ON THE NEW WORLD ORDER - President Obama at a fundraiser last night outside Seattle: "People are anxious.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, US Politics, Phil Gingrey, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Saxby Chambliss, Democrat

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hudson Hub-Times

Capital News: Wondering what's next for Josh Mandel

I've said it in this space before, and I'll say it again: Josh Mandel seems like such a nice kid.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Ohio, Opinion

WJRT

Federal highway funding running low

It is crunch time for Congress, as critical federal transportation funding is set to expire soon, but recently, the House passed a short-term bill that will supply funding for construction projects until next May. It is crunch time for Congress, as critical federal transportation funding is set to expire soon, but recently, the House passed a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Representative Dan Kildee, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Rob Portman, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Republican

American Banker

GAO Study Expected to Say Big Banks' Subsidy Has Shrunk

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, is expected to hold a subcommittee hearing July 31 on the GAO report looking at the funding advantages of big banks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, SourceMedia, David Vitter, Republican

USA Today

Senators warn VA nominee of host of problems that awaitSenators warn...

Senators considering the nomination of former corporate executive Robert McDonald to take over the Department of Veterans Affairs Tuesday had little to say about him, but plenty to say about the failings of the bureaucracy he would be expected to fix.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bernard Sanders, Richard Burr, Republican

KBOI-AM Boise

Six Top Democrats Who Aren't So Ready for Hillary

Hillary Clinton has remained coy on her potential presidential candidacy in 2016, but that hasn't stopped Democrats from endorsing her.

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Related Topix: US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Deval Patrick, US Governors, State of the Union, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

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