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Columbus Dispatch

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 20:00:14 +0000
A Republican candidate for U.S. Senate from Ohio  released a web ad Tuesday that attacks CNN for supposedly purveying "fake news" in an attempt to destroy President Donald Trump.The commercial was produced on behalf of Mike Gibbons, a little-known Cleveland banker who is seeking the GOP Senate nomination also pursued by Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel. And it seems to [...]
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:40:55 +0000
Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor wants to deliver a "simpler, streamlined, customer-focused tax system" for Ohio taxpayers.The Republican gubernatorial candidate proposed changes to the state's tax system on Wednesday in remarks to the tax committee of the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce.Noting the Kasich-Taylor administration has reduced taxes by about $5 billion over the past six years, Taylor proposed:• Reducing the state income tax form to the size of a [...]
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:10:53 +0000
Asserting more legislative authority over the largest piece of the state budget, the Senate voted Tuesday to override six of Gov. John Kasich's Medicaid-related budget vetoes, but it left others dangling over the governor's head in hopes of pressing for compromises.Senate Republicans had the ability to approve as many as 11 overrides that the House approved in July, shortly after Kasich signed the new two-year, $65.5 billion budget into law.But they at least temporarily [...]
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:42:30 +0000
Gov. John Kasich says a bipartisan health-care plan he’s been working on with Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is nearly finished."We're getting very close. I just talked to my guys today, men and women who are working on this with (Hickenlooper's) people, and we think we'll have some specifics here, I actually think we could have it within a week," Kasich said in a Monday joint interview with Hickenlooper on Colorado Public Radio.Kasich told the radio [...]
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:05:12 +0000
Sen. Rob Portman declined on Tuesday to echo a Republican colleague's concern that President Donald Trump is not stable enough to lead the country.Portman, Ohio's junior senator, said he'll criticize Trump if he believes the president deserves it, and work with Trump where he can. Portman also praised Trump's announcement Monday that he would add American troops to Afghanistan despite earlier pledges to do the opposite.Never a stranger to controversy, [...]
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 20:09:24 +0000
MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A casting agency is seeking extras for a movie starring Sylvester Stallone that will be filmed at the Ohio State Reformatory, the former prison in Mansfield where "The Shawshank Redemption" was filmed.Mansfield City Council members say the film is the sequel to the yet-to-be-released "Escape Plan 2." The "Escape Plan" movies featuring Stallone all center on a prison break.Crew members say filming will start mid-September and end in early [...]
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 18:02:40 +0000
The state has awarded two contracts totaling more than $1.75 million to companies that will help grow the Ohio Medical Marijuana Program.A third contract, for video monitoring of 1,000 cameras watching the entire marijuana system, will be issued later.The Ohio Department of Commerce, which oversees the medical marijuana program, said Tuesday that Metrc, of Lakeland, Florida, was awarded a contract for nearly $1.2 million to set up the "seed-to-sale" system. The system will [...]
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:43:24 +0000
OREGON — Gov. John Kasich said Monday that he can't see supporting a proposed financial rescue that FirstEnergy Corp. maintains is needed to keep alive the state's two aging nuclear plants.He said it's up to the utility to figure out how to keep its nuclear plants operating without a state-approved bailout.Akron-based FirstEnergy wants Ohio lawmakers to sign off on an electricity rate increase for its customers to save the Davis-Besse and Perry plants, which sit [...]
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:06:19 +0000
The man who shot and wounded a judge outside a county courthouse before being gunned down by a probation officer was the father of a Steubenville High School football player who was convicted of rape in 2013, authorities said Monday.Jefferson County Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. was shot at around 8 a.m. near the courthouse in Steubenville, just across the Ohio River from West Virginia's northern panhandle, roughly 30 miles west of Pittsburgh.Authorities identified the [...]
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:59:00 +0000
The last time state legislators voted to override a governor's veto, the iPhone hadn't been released yet. On Tuesday, they can tweet about it from their iPhone 7s.When the Senate returns to session Tuesday, it is expected to vote on a half-dozen or more veto overrides, most of them related to Medicaid.Senate Republicans plan to meet privately Tuesday morning to finalize how many of the 11 House-passed overrides they will take up. Republicans control 24 seats and [...]
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:37:41 +0000
Today is the day much of the United States will get to see a complete solar eclipse for the first time since 1979. To get the full effect, people are flocking to watch parties, grabbing the last pair of solar eclipse glasses and even cutting apart cereal boxes for a safe peek. Here's what you need to know about the eclipse:1. Can I look at the eclipse?While the eclipse is going to be a rare spectacle, looking straight at the event could be more damaging [...]
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:30:08 +0000
Ohio's largest public employee retirement system is looking at reducing or temporarily withholding annual cost-of-living adjustments — or COLA, which could eventually affect 1 million members.The options outlined last week by the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) included limiting COLA to 3 percent (the current cap), freezing COLA for one to five years or lowering the 3 percent cap. The proposals were estimated to give OPERS a one-time savings of $1. [...]
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:56:30 +0000
This is a story about how illegal drugs get into Ohio — and the faces of the people they kill.Ohio's drug epidemic has predators and prey.The predators: Powerful drug cartels in the United States, South America and China are being joined by domestic illegal drug producers who filter the poison to a dealer network that frequently ends with drugs changing hands in someone's living room.The prey: At least 16,971 Ohioans died of drug overdoses from 2010 to [...]
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:55:49 +0000
Some wonder what is really going on when President Donald Trump saber-rattles with a nuclear-armed North Korea or does not forcefully take sides when white nationalists clash with anti-racism protesters."Trump can’t be that stupid. I think he’s a lot smarter than people give him credit for," said Kris Holman, 21, of Obetz, who works in one of the nearby warehouses that have opened in recent years."I think he’s not a big people person. I know a lot of [...]
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 13:59:41 +0000
Now it can be told.The reason that Gov. John Kasich was hastily added to a JobsOhio trade mission to Japan in early June was so that he could slip away and meet with Terry Gou, the chairman and CEO of Foxconn.The Taiwanese electronics supplier has touched off a massive bidding war among Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan and other states to land one of the U.S. facilities the company promises to build in the next few years.Kasich met with Gou in Osaka.The [...]
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:29:34 +0000
CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities in Ohio say the driver of a semi-tractor trailer who lost consciousness while on heroin faces charges after his truck hit an interstate guardrail.The crash on Interstate 74 temporarily closed the westbound lanes in Green Township Friday evening.Authorities say 28-year-old Scotty R. Kinmon of Crittenden, Kentucky, blacked out after taking heroin. They say his tractor trailer rolled backward and [...]
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:25:02 +0000
A former state higher education official improperly used her state email account, desk phone and computers to manage her personal business on state time, an investigation finds.The probe of Lauren McGarity, one-time director of special projects at the Department of Higher Education, has been referred by the office of Inspector General Randall J. Meyer to city and county prosecutors for consideration of potential criminal charges.McGarity spent more than 100 hours of [...]
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:22:52 +0000
Richard Nixon and Donald Trump check many of the same boxes, John Dean says.And, he suggests Trump is shaping up to be a worse president than the only person ever to resign the presidency.Despite the scandals that came to dominate his administration, Nixon was more experienced and better prepared than the "dishonest" and "racist" Trump, says the then-White House counsel whose testimony helped topple Nixon in 1974 amid the Watergate cover-up. [...]
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:08:16 +0000
The driver accused of killing a protester in Charlottesville, Virginia, was from Ohio.Other participants in the white nationalist march last weekend have been identified as being from Ohio.What had been the world's most popular white-supremacist website until it was knocked off of the Internet this week was based in Ohio.The Southern Poverty Law Center and FBI say that an above-average number of hate groups and hate crimes are in Ohio.And a state [...]
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:46:50 +0000
Ohio voters will get to hear the first forum of the four GOP gubernatorial candidates on October 8, 2017, from a suburban Columbus megachurch.Republican pollster Frank Luntz will interview each candidate individually for 15 to 20 minutes in the event, sponsored by Citizens for Community Values and Salem Media Group.The Together for Ohio gathering is being billed as "No spin. No Teleprompters. Nonpartisan. Just a time for honest conversation about how these candidates would lead [...]