Middle-America the Target of Presidential Debate

By: EVAN HOLLYDAY  /   Category: Recent News / State   /   No Comments
04
Oct
2012

During their first debate of the 2012 presidential election, candidates appeared to stow their rehearsed quips and jabs in favor of talking policy. Proving their charisma was seemingly less important to President Obama and Gov. Romney  in comparison to illustrating why each other’s plans were not only flawed, but crippling to Middle-America. News Hour.

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Opinion: Romney Wins a Round

By: KEITH WILBUR  /   Category: Opinion / Recent News   /   No Comments
04
Oct
2012

Millions of Americans tuned in to watch President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney battle it out at the University of Denver, in the first debate of three. The two were asked questions about the economy, healthcare and the role of government. Talks of the economy and healthcare really seemed to dominate the discussion, barring.

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09
Sep
2012

With the Democratic Convention coming to a close last Thursday, Democrats hoped that the convention would lead to a surge in the polls and give President Barack Obama momentum in the upcoming weeks. On Friday, however, any momentum Democrats hoped to gain may have come crushing down with the release of the latest national job report. The.

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Lang Looks to Educate Ohioans and Rep. Stivers

By: JOHN FRASCA  /   Category: Recent News / State   /   No Comments
06
Sep
2012

With the upcoming general election just two months away, most Americans overwhelmingly feel that the economy is the number one issue on their minds when heading to the polls. One issue that has flown under the radar, however, is education.  It’s one issue that could help Athens Law Director Pat Lang gain a seat.

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Ohio Texting and Driving Ban Now in Full Effect

By: LAUREN SEGA  /   Category: Recent News / State   /   No Comments
04
Sep
2012

After several years of discussion and various studies, a statewide ban, established by Gov. Kasich, has been placed on texting while driving.  The ban was initiated last Friday and the ban (House Bill 99) does not affect individual city law. In a recent poll done by AT&T, 50 percent of teens surveyed admitted to texting.

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Veterans Could Receive Academic Credit with New Bill

By: CJ BUSKEY  /   Category: Recent News / State   /   No Comments
02
Sep
2012

During a Memorial Day visit to Mt. Pleasant in Jefferson County, State Senator Lou Gentile was approached by a grandmother of a young veteran, asking the Senator to help her grandson find a job. Three months later, Gentile is trying to see that this request doesn’t go unnoticed. SB 362, also known as the Ohio.

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30
Aug
2012

Hundreds of blogs and even a Family Guy skit based on Missouri Congressman Todd Akin’s statement on what he calls “legitimate rape” have popped up over the last few weeks. “It seems to me, first of all, from what I understand from doctors, that’s really rare," Akin said. "If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body.

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30
Aug
2012

As a college student, I often use Facebook to stay connected to friends, family and the occasional enemy, yet I have noticed a trend when it comes to Facebook, and social media in general:  the incorporation of politics into daily posts. I feel as if I cannot go a day without seeing a political post.

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Kasich, Portman Address GOP in Tampa

By: LAUREN SEGA  /   Category: Recent News / State   /   No Comments
29
Aug
2012

This week began the Republican National Convention (RNC) where Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney, Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan, Governor John Kasich, Senator Rob Portman and many other Republican representatives attended to hear and give speeches. An important topic of discussion covered was the progress of Republicans in the 2012 race. The Obama campaign has been.

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Ohio Dems Sue Kasich Over Transparency Issues

By: PARKER ROM  /   Category: Recent News / State   /   No Comments
29
Aug
2012

Governor Kasich will be preparing to give a speech tomorrow at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL. But what he may also have to start preparing for is a trip to court. Earlier this month, the Ohio Democratic Party (ODP) sued Governor Kasich for not releasing his public schedules. The ODP claims that the unreleased.

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