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June 19, 2017, 09:17:36 AM
It's Summer in Ohio finally!  Enjoy and have a safe one!


April 24, 2017, 06:51:59 PM
If you mean, me myself and I.  Then yes.  Hey Runner!!! How ya doing?!


April 23, 2017, 09:32:38 PM
Steve.Deserved.Better, do you mean 'I am he as you are he as you are me
and we are all together"?



April 17, 2017, 09:25:21 AM
You were here and I wasn't and now I'm here and you aren't.  Have a great day!!


April 17, 2017, 07:41:44 AM

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Columbus Dispatch

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 03:56:25 +0000
Republican state lawmakers want to freeze Medicaid-expansion enrollment starting in July 2018, potentially cutting off health-care coverage for hundreds of thousands of low-income adults and likely setting up a veto showdown with Gov. John Kasich.More than 700,000 Ohioans get health care through the Medicaid expansion, but no new enrollees would be permitted after July 1, 2018, under a provision that's expected to be part of the new two-year state budget that emerges from the [...]
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:07:00 +0000
The specter of the Asian carp infiltrating and ruining Lake Erie has unified elected officials from both parties in Ohio.Both Republicans and Democrats are pressuring the administration of President Donald Trump to release a study of methods to keep the Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.Attorney General Mike DeWine on Tuesday joined in calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to release a past-due report on ways to prevent the invasive fish from infiltrating the Great Lakes [...]
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:54:08 +0000
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Senate is poised to move legislation that would ban a commonly used abortion procedure, generally blocking abortions about 13 weeks after conception.The Senate Judiciary Committee signed off Tuesday on Senate Bill 145, setting up a potential floor vote Wednesday during what could be the Senate’s final voting session before lawmakers’ summer recess.The [...]
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:24:00 +0000
CHILLICOTHE — Britany Kuhn recently led her six children on a 20-minute walk to get lunch from a local meal program.Such programs are made possible by the Children’s Hunger Alliance, a nonprofit organization working to keep children from going hungry through a project focused on Jackson, Lawrence, Pike, Ross, Scioto and Vinton counties in southeastern Ohio."It definitely helps out on the budget," said Kuhn, 31, of Chillicothe. "Feeding six is not cheap. [...]
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:21:18 +0000
House and Senate leaders failed to reach agreement on some significant issues, including Medicaid, so state budget talks will continue Tuesday as the clock ticks down on the end of the fiscal year.The joint conference committee that was scheduled to meet Monday to vote on final budget provisions was canceled early in the day, after it became clear that final resolutions would not be reached. Gov. John Kasich needs to sign the bill into law on Friday, the final day of this fiscal [...]
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:11:40 +0000
State information-technology officials have restored 11 websites that were hacked Sunday morning to feature a pro-Islamic State, anti-Donald Trump message.The government web pages, including that of Gov. John Kasich, were replaced with the messages about 11 a.m. Some of the websites were restored Sunday while others were back online Monday morning.Two affected computer servers were taken offline until the websites could be restored, according to Tom Hoyt, a spokesman [...]
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:17:11 +0000
CEDARVILLE — Long-harbored plans finally were acknowledged Sunday afternoon featuring a candidate and down-home setting familiar to generations of Ohio Republicans.Amid scoops of ice cream and slices of the 170 pies baked by wife Fran and her helpers, Attorney General Mike DeWine announced his candidacy for the GOP nomination for governor in 2018 at his family's annual ice-cream social at their Greene County homestead.Greeted by a crowd numbering around 1,000, [...]
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 03:13:10 +0000
 A Canal Winchester lawyer has been selected to fill a vacancy in the Ohio House of Representatives.The appointment of Richard D. Brown to the 20th District seat is expected to be approved by House Democrats at a session next week, officials announced Friday.Brown will succeed Heather Bishoff of Blacklick, who resigned in April during her third two-year term to move to San Diego with her family. The 20th District includes Whitehall, Groveport, Canal [...]
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:11:11 +0000
A decision by Senate Republicans to use funds from the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and the Ohio Industrial Commission to help balance the new two-year state budget has drawn united opposition from the state’s major business associations, the Ohio AFL-CIO and trial attorneys."This language sets an extremely dangerous precedent of allowing the state to ‘raid’ the budgets of these exclusively employer-funded agencies," said a letter addressed to [...]
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:45:40 +0000
The same thing that makes Mike DeWine the favorite to win the Republican gubernatorial nomination could come back to haunt him.At least, that's the opinion of David Pepper, who became Ohio Democratic Party chairman after losing to DeWine in the 2014 attorney general race.DeWine has signaled he finally will announce his candidacy on Sunday at his family's annual ice cream social at their home near Cedarville.Since he has held elective office nearly nonstop since 1977, [...]
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:59:01 +0000
Lake White, where the state invested $31.7 million in a recent project that included rebuilding the dam, must now be at least partially drained.The lake, near Waverly in Pike County, had an "unidentified source of water movement," the Ohio Department of Natural Resources said Thursday night.To figure out why the lake is losing water, in spite of a new dam that just was finished, ODNR engineers began lowering the water levels at 9 p.m.Join the [...]
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:08:00 +0000
When talking about Ohio's controversial business tax deduction, Republicans often paint the picture of hard-working, small-business, mom-and-pop-type operations."The people I see benefiting from this in my hometown own small restaurants downtown, coffee shops, florists, dry cleaners, folks like that," Sen. Matt Huffman, R-Lima, told his colleagues Wednesday night.Senate Finance Committee Chairman Scott Oelslager, R-Canton, added: "They go to work every day, turn on a [...]
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:05:17 +0000
Supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment that would provide increased protections to crime victims submitted more than half a million signatures to the secretary of state’s office Thursday, hoping to place the issue before Ohio voters in November.Marsy’s Law, named after a California woman murdered by her ex-boyfriend, would require increased notification of legal proceedings and [...]
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:50:34 +0000
Senate Republicans were wise to pass a budget this week that accounted for a $1 billion revenue shortfall, considering the new revenue estimate.The Ohio Legislative Service Commission announced Thursday that it is revising its February estimate downward by $1.02 billion for the new two-year budget period that starts July 1. It also projects that the state will need to spend $59 million more for Medicaid than was originally forecast.State Budget Director Tim Keen [...]
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:25:01 +0000
Majority Republicans have crafted an unsound state budget that fails to serve the needs of everyday Ohioans, minority House Democrats said Thursday.The budget, now before a conference committee ironing out a compromise between differing House and Senate versions, is "an abuse of taxpayer trust," said House Minority Leader Fred Strahorn, D-Dayton."We believe it is a continuation of a series of Republican budgets that have not emphasized the right priorities for Ohio's economy to [...]
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:29:16 +0000
Beginning today, Powell police to direct traffic 4-7 p.m. weekdays to help relieve congestion
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:01:00 +0000
As other health-care choices dwindle, one candidate for governor is proposing a public option for Ohio.Former state Rep. Connie Pillich wants to allow Ohioans to buy into Medicaid or into the state-employee health plan.Pillich, a Democrat from Montgomery near Cincinnati, said she is making her proposal in response to the falling number of private insurers on the Ohio insurance exchange created as part of the 2010 Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. [...]
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:32:41 +0000
The group that pushed a plan to spend $13 billion in Ohio taxpayer money on clean-energy projects now wants Columbus voters to decide if the city should spend millions to advance clean energy. Pro Energy Ohio and the Ohio Clean Energy Initiative are working on a proposal that would direct Columbus to spend $57 million on clean-energy initiatives. About $42 million of that money would be deposited with the New York Green Bank, which would invest Columbus' money in a [...]
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:29:12 +0000
WASHINGTON — They rode six hours in a bus, from Columbus to D.C., staying overnight to make an early coffee in a Capitol Hill office building with Sen. Rob Portman just so they could urge him to hold a town-hall meeting in Ohio.They peppered him with questions, asking if he preferred the single-payer system for health care (he doesn’t) and which essential benefits he’d like to protect as the Senate drafts its Obamacare replacement.They left [...]
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:23:58 +0000
After deliberating for several weeks, Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs has recommended that a police officer who stomped once on a detained suspect in April be suspended for 24 work hours.In a memo dated June 14 to Officer Zachary Rosen, 32, Jacobs said she is recommending the suspension to Public Safety Director Ned Pettus, who will hold his own inquiry and ultimately decide the punishment. Jacobs' memo was released Wednesday.About the memo, Mayor Andrew J. [...]