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


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April 23, 2017, 09:32:38 PM
Steve.Deserved.Better, do you mean 'I am he as you are he as you are me
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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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June 19, 2017, 09:17:36 AM Steve.Deserved.Better
It's Summer in Ohio finally!  Enjoy and have a safe one!

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Columbus Dispatch

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 save OPERS from $1.71 billion to $6.32 billion [...]
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 [...]
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:28:46 +0000
While his presidency is shaky on many fronts, Donald Trump easily defeats Ohio Gov. John Kasich in a hypothetical 2020 Republican primary matchup.A Marist Poll released Wednesday found Trump beat Kasich 64 to 23 percent among Republicans and GOP-leaning independents nationwide.Kasich fared best moderates (losing 49 to 41 percent) and [...]
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:20:27 +0000
A state senator is calling for an ethics investigation into whether Ohio Supreme Court Justice Patrick DeWine Ohio violated ethics laws in helping his sons obtain internships with the Hamilton County prosecutor's office.Sen. Cecil Thomas, D-Cincinnati, called for the investigation Wednesday morning after CityBeat, a Cincinnati weekly newspaper, obtained an email from DeWine to Prosecutor Joseph Deters, a former state treasurer."Joe, can you find a spot in your internship [...]
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:42:12 +0000
Stand-your-ground legislation is making a comeback at the Statehouse.The proposal would allow gun owners to use deadly force against would-be assailants in self-defense and eliminate the duty under current law to retreat before using force."We want to eliminate your duty to retreat when you are under threat of violent attack," said Sen. Jay Hottinger, R-Newark, a co-sponsor of Senate Bill 180, which was introduced Tuesday. "It's difficult to defend yourself when you are [...]
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:36:03 +0000
CANTON — One of Stark County’s most respected swimming coaches never will coach again.Sam Seiple, longtime McKinley High School swimming and diving coach who also has coached many of the area’s elite swimmers, pleaded guilty Monday to unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a misdemeanor charge.As part of a plea agreement with county prosecutors, Seiple admitted to engaging in sexual acts multiple times between May 2014 and November 2015 with a then-16-year- [...]
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:01:55 +0000
Most Ohio school districts will return to action during the next three weeks without much new state money to fund operations.Under the new two-year state budget that the legislature passed this summer, the state’s 55 urban districts generally fared the best as far as funding. Suburban districts, overall, saw cuts — although that generally was not true in Franklin County.Best is a relative term, however. School-funding increases average about 1 [...]
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:01:39 +0000
A Dayton-area man who made his billions in dog food has contributed $1 million to a super PAC supporting Jon Husted's campaign for the Republican nomination for governor.Clayton Mathile, a long-time major GOP contributor who sold his Iams pet food company for $2.3 billion in 1999, made the seven-figure donation to Ohio Conservatives for a Change.The federal super PAC, which is legally forbidden from coordinating its activities with Husted [...]
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 22:27:29 +0000
NEWARK — A Galloway man was killed late Sunday night in a one-car accident in Licking County.Bryan E. Lake, 25, was driving east on U.S. Route 62 near Johnstown just before midnight when he went left of center, overcorrected, drove off the road and hit a tree, according to the the State Highway Patrol's Granville post.Lake's 2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo overturned several times, and he was thrown from the car, according to the Patrol.He was not wearing a [...]
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:56:09 +0000
He looks pretty much the same: boyish for 55 years old, glasses with thick rims, dark suits and colorful ties.But Marc Dann appears to have changed from the bull-in-a-china-shop Democrat who blazed through the political atmosphere as Ohio's attorney general for 17 months from 2007 to 2008.Nearly a decade after being forced to resign from a job he never expected to win, Dann has his law license back and runs a 10-person law firm with offices in six cities stretching [...]
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 22:30:00 +0000
President Donald Trump strongly endorsed Luther Strange last week in the GOP primary for a U.S. Senate seat from Alabama. Does that make it more likely that Trump will jump into next year's Republican primary for Ohio governor — currently a four-way battle?Trump inserted himself into the January struggle over who should lead the Ohio Republican Party, making personal phone calls on behalf of eventual winner Jane Timken over incumbent Matt Borges — who got the [...]
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 12:13:58 +0000
The toxic consequences of Ohio’s opioid crisis have rippled out from the thousands killed or imprisoned. The growing scourge also has infected their families, their friends, their communities.And now employers and the economy are feeling the drag from an epidemic that has cost the Ohio workforce a big chunk of potential participants, say employers and state leaders."It’s a big issue," said Steve Staub, president of Staub [...]
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:18:09 +0000
The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow by far owes the most, but it is not the only Ohio online charter school being told to repay state money because of problems with verifying enrollment.The state is deducting $60 million over 24 months from ECOT, after the Department of Education determined that the school verified only 6,313 full-time students, not the 15,322 students for whom it was paid during the 2015-16 school year.According to the department, eight other online [...]