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  • Ohio prison food vendor fined $142,000

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The private food vendor that holds the contract for feeding Ohio's 50,000 prisoners has repeatedly failed to meet the staffing levels it promised, the state announced Friday as it hit the company with $142,100 in fines. Philadelphia-based Aramark Correctional Services...

  • Ohio's jobless rate dips to 6.1 percent in March

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's unemployment rate dropped in March to 6.1 percent, its lowest level in six years, according to state job figures released Friday. The seasonally adjusted rate last month fell from 6.5 percent in February, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services said. It's...

  • VIDEO: New campaign ad mocks John Boehner for 'electile dysfunction'

    "When the Moment is Right," a 60-second YouTube clip posted by the J.D. Winteregg campaign, emulates lines from classic erectile dysfunction ads, including: "If you have a Boehner lasting more than 23 years, seek immediate medical attention."

  • Judge to Ohio: Recognize out-of-state gay marriage

    A federal judge has ordered Ohio authorities to recognize the marriages of gay couples performed in other states.

  • Ohio begins pushback against college player unions

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State pushback against a movement to unionize college athletes has begun in Ohio, the football-loving heart of a heated anti-labor campaign in 2011 and home to one of America's highest-grossing collegiate franchises, the Ohio State Buckeyes. A measure approved by the...

  • Ohio geologists link small quakes to fracking

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to hydraulic fracturing, leading the state to issue new permit conditions Friday in certain areas that are among the nation's strictest. A state...

  • Wisconsans can look to Ohio for effects of new asbestos transparency law

    MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – As Wisconsin asbestos courtrooms and attorneys prepare for the changes the new asbestos transparency bill provides, referencing the experience with Ohio’s similar bill passed in 2012 could indicate less hectic courtrooms in the future. On March 31,...

  • Ohio committee tweaks, passes midterm budget bill

    A Republican-dominated state legislative panel on Tuesday approved a midterm budget bill that would send more money to family and children services and bolster efforts to combat drug abuse.

  • Ohio voters to weigh renewal of public works funds

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters will have the chance to decide in May whether to renew a public works program that funds repairs and upgrades to roads, bridges and other local infrastructure needs. The ballot issue would allow the state to borrow $1.875 billion over 10 years through the...

  • Ohio AG sues car dealer

    DeWine COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced a lawsuit on Tuesday against an auto dealership and its owner for allegedly engaging in unfair and deceptive business practices. Heath Motor Sports LLC and Paul Dague allegedly failed to provide...

  • EPA stores agency paper the expensive way, IG finds

    The way the Environmental Protection Agency stores extra agency publications is costing an extra $1.5 million annually, according to a new watchdog report. At a warehouse in Blue Ash, Ohio, the EPA is "tying up funds by storing and caring for excess stock," according to the report. Despite...

  • Ohio attorney files civil charges against Cleveland charity

    DeWine COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced on Friday that civil charges were filed against a Cleveland charity and its owner for allegedly violating the terms of an assurance of discontinuance related to soliciting donations. DeWine reached an...

  • EPA says Ohio oil leak at 20K gallons

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal environmental officials now estimate more than 20,000 gallons of crude oil — double the initial estimates — leaked from a pipeline into a nature preserve in southwest Ohio. Meanwhile, Sunoco Logistics said Monday that the pipeline has been repaired and re-opened....

  • Beer! New Kasich ad highlights pro-beer policies in Ohio

    A new ad for Ohio Gov. John Kasich features his pro-beer policies in Ohio that allowed a local brewery to thrive in his state. The ad features owners of the Mt. Carmel Brewing Company in Cincinnati, who explain that thanks to Kasich, they were able to open a tasting room at their location....

  • Flood insurance rates rising for thousands in Ohio

    FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — The slow-rising waters of the Blanchard River have flooded this northwestern Ohio city so often over the last decade that its residents are rarely caught off-guard. Alongside Kelley McClurkin's bakery and deli, a dozen sandbags are stacked and ready. What she wasn't...



From the Weekly Standard

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    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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