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June 19, 2017, 09:17:36 AM
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Columbus Dispatch

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 21:33:38 +0000
One of the most pervasive and difficult-to-solve problems in education is how to get better academic results from children in low-income households.“I don’t think there’s a general awareness of techniques, strategies and policies that might be effective in overcoming it,” said Rep. Bob Cupp, R-Lima.The legislature for 30-plus years has been asking what works to help the situation, Cupp said, but “responses are often very vague and uncertain. [...]
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:45:30 +0000
The Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities properly fired an 18-year employee for failing to reveal his sealed criminal conviction, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday.The justices unanimously rejected the arguments of Michael Gyugo that state law shielded him the disclosure of his conviction, an apparent felony that was sealed by a judge in 1992.While state law generally does not permit questions on employment and licensure applications about sealed [...]
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:41:38 +0000
Franklin County would have five medical marijuana dispensaries under the draft of a proposal by the State Board of Pharmacy.The board released proposed dispensary district maps as it continues to [...]
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:38:10 +0000
At least four local governments in Ohio have credit cards whose limits are $1 million or more. Two have limits north of $5 million. And, according to a recent survey, almost half of local governments do not have a list of allowable credit-card expenses for employees, and 10 percent have no rules governing the issuance or use of credit or debit cards.To protect local [...]
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:35:57 +0000
UPDATED STORY: Ohio child-killer Ronald Phillips executed at LucasvilleFrom earlier: Family members of a 3-year-old girl murdered nearly a quarter-century ago are ready to witness justice finally being served Wednesday morning.Convicted child-killer Ronald Phillips arrived Tuesday at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility [...]
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:11:42 +0000
Next time he decides to scale a faraway mountain, Robert Alt will pack a translating dictionary.While attempting an ascent of Mount Elbrus in southern Russia, the president of the Columbus-based Buckeye Institute was stricken with high-altitude pulmonary edema, a potentially fatal illness. It took an international effort to secure his health and journey home."The unofficial motto of the Buckeye Institute is ‘Do Hard Things,’" Alt said. "And one of the [...]
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 20:37:04 +0000
Mike Gibbons, a Cleveland banker who is running for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate, is out with an ad positioning himself as an outsider.The ad, titled "Vacation," is running on cable TV and the internet as part of a "six-figure" effort, his campaign said. [...]
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:51:19 +0000
The price of marijuana is going up — for Ohio taxpayers.The State Controlling Board, a legislative panel that oversees state expenditures, on Monday approved an additional $6 million to pay for startup expenses for the Ohio Medical Marijuana Program. That brings the total to about $11 million so far that taxpayers have paid for the program.In separate votes, the board approved an additional $1.6 million for the Ohio Board of Pharmacy and $4.4 million for the Ohio [...]
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 22:36:12 +0000
A new guard will man the state's highest fire tower.Jeff Hussey of Granville has been appointed the State Fire Marshal by the Commerce Department director, Jacqueline Williams. He takes the reins after serving as chief deputy under Larry Flowers, who recently retired.Hussey will oversee the seven state fire bureaus, including Fire Prevention and the Ohio Fire Academy. He is a veteran of central Ohio fire departments, having begun his career in 1983 at the [...]
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 20:52:09 +0000
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Efforts to turn two looming cell towers in Ohio into faux pine trees to help them blend in with their surroundings are getting mixed reviews from residents.The Blade reports ( some residents in Springfield Township have derisively dubbed the towers "frankenpines."Adding branches to the towers in the Toledo suburb wasn't purely an aesthetic decision. It's a zoning requirement for cell towers erected in Springfield Township [...]
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 19:30:53 +0000
Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, doesn't appear to agree with Josh Mandel's recent tweet, but he's standing by the state treasurer anyway.Mandel, who is running to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, sparked a flurry on social media on Thursday with a single tweet. Mandel said he would "stand by" a man with a history of extreme [...]
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:07:20 +0000
Sen. Rob Portman got his photo in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, although probably not one that he plans to frame.Instead, the Journal editorial page — directed by a hardy band of conservatives if there ever was one — ran photos of Portman and a handful of other Republican senators who expressed doubts or opposition last week to the Senate Republican health care bill.The photos looked more like an FBI “Most Wanted List,” and the [...]
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:51:24 +0000
ECOT's first payment from the state for the new school year puts the online charter on a course to collect $103.6 million, even though a just-resolved state Department of Education attendance audit found it was owed only $44.6 million for the 2015-16 school year.That means even as Ohio starts to recoup the $60.35 million in overpayments from ECOT, the online giant continues to bill the state using the same enrollment system that resulted in the inflated bill to begin [...]
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:27:41 +0000
Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel took to Twitter on Thursday to "stand with" a man who has claimed that date rape doesn’t exist and that "diversity is a code for white genocide."In doing so, the GOP U.S. Senate candidate attacked the Anti-Defamation League, a Jewish civil-rights organization, as a "partisan witch hunt group."The ADL published a report titled  [...]
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:22:33 +0000
Republicans in Ohio will have to get a little more conservative to land a coveted Ohio Right to Life endorsement in 2018.The organization drew a hard line Thursday by announcing that candidates must hold a "pro-life" position containing no exceptions to abortion stemming from rape or incest to receive their political backing. The policy could impact a plethora of candidates seeking office during the 2018 midterm elections."A policy like this will shift the politics [...]
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:14:57 +0000
John Kasich will skip the governor's traditional opening day tour of the Ohio State Fair on Wednesday due to the scheduled execution of a killer at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility."The governor will be monitoring the activities in Lucasville on Wednesday, and will tour the state fairgrounds on Thursday," said spokesman Jon Keeling.Ohio begins its lethal-injection execution process at 10 a.m. — generally about the time the governor presides over the opening [...]
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:47:37 +0000
CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department have sued the Ohio city of Cleveland Heights, saying it allowed raw sewage to flow into Lake Erie tributaries.The Plain Dealer reports that Cleveland Heights denies any liability related to the sewage overflow alleged in the lawsuit filed Wednesday.The city previously signed a consent decree that requires it to take steps to upgrade its sewer system. Officials estimate [...]
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:04:57 +0000
A Columbus lawyer has been permanently disbarred by the Ohio Supreme Court for stealing $363,444 in settlement funds in the cases of 23 clients.The justices revoked the law license of Shawn Andrea Little on Thursday, finding that she was "disingenuous, misleading and manipulative" and "selectively stole funds under circumstances where the clients were not likely to complain. [...]
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:04:29 +0000
Eight months ago, state lawmakers approved the creation of a board designed to take a hard look at the more than $9 billion in annual tax credits, deductions and exemptions in Ohio’s tax code.Not only has there not been a meeting scheduled yet, as of Tuesday mid-afternoon legislative leaders hadn’t appointed a single person to the Tax Expenditure Review Committee."It’s past time for the General Assembly to get serious about limiting or eliminating [...]
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:28:20 +0000
With the resumption of executions in Ohio a week away, a coalition of clergy, former corrections officials, death row exonerees and crime victims Wednesday called on Gov. John Kasich to block the lethal injection of child killer Ronald Phillips.Pastor Carl Ruby of Central Christian Church in Springfield, a recent convert to opposing capital punishment, said at a Statehouse press conference, "I'm here asking the governor to listen to his faith" and avoid "turning his back on [...]