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16 hrs ago | 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, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Marcia Fudge, Senator Rob Portman, Bedford, OH, US Senate, Republican

20 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Congress should act now to extricate Veterans Affairs from its health care quagmire: editorial

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, joined by Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., left, and Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, center, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 24, 2014, about the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, Congress, OH, Jon Tester, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Bernard Sanders, Opinion

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, US Senate, Agriculture, Democrat, Science, Sherrod Brown, 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, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tim Ryan, Representative Marcia Fudge, Senator Rob Portman, Republican

Yesterday | National Review Online

John Fund: The Moment of Truth on Corporate Welfare

The tea-party base often doesn't take seriously the GOP's commitment to shrinking government and has accused the GOP of ladling out benefits to the elite and well connected.

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Related Topix: US News, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Kirk, Democrat

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, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, David Vitter, Republican

Examiner.com

Shaky Ukraine is more vulnerable to Russia

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would reflect the country's starkly changed political scene after the ouster of pro-Russian President Viktor Y... Do you know that Vladimir Putin is very popular in Russia .

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Ohio

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, US Senate, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Tim Ryan

Plunderbund

Sen. Brown, Congressman Duckworth Introduce Bills To Help Vets With 'Invisible Injuries'

In a conference call with reporters, Sen. Brown said "invisible injuries," like Post Traumatic Stress that nearly 300,000 vets nationwide struggle with and the 25,000 who combat mild Traumatic Brain Injuries, are often hard to document.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, Ohio

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

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, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, George Miller

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Floating paper lantern may have sparked North Baltimore plastics plant blaze

North Baltimore Police Chief Allan Baer believes a floating Chinese paper lantern may be what sparked the massive fire at the plastics plant last week.

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Related Topix: North Baltimore, OH, Fire, Dayton, OH, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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, Sherrod Brown, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, 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, US Senate, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, 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, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, 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, John Boehner, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, Senator Bob Casey

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, Sherrod Brown, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican, Joe Biden

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, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Ohio, Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, 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, US Senate, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, SourceMedia, David Vitter, Republican

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