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17
Sep
2012

Ohio Governor John Kasich can’t seem to figure out a way to fund statewide universities properly and now he’s enlisting the leaders of them to try and give him a hand. In a press conference last week, Kasich, along with Ohio University President Roderick McDavis, announced a new plan that would form committee of eight.

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Kasich, Obama Battle Over Ohio Jobs

By: CJ BUSKEY  /   Category: Recent News / State   /   1 Comment
05
Sep
2012

At last week’s Republican National Convention, Ohio Governor John Kasich said that over 122,000 jobs had been created and over $500 million had been added to Ohio’s rainy day fund since he took office. President Obama and former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland weren’t so sure this was the case. “Now, I guess the theory was that it's.

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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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Opinion: GOP Could Have Done Better

By: Jesse Bethea  /   Category: Opinion / Recent News   /   No Comments
29
Aug
2012

They say a camel is a horse designed by committee. Perhaps now they’ll say a Romney is a horse designed by the Republican Party. (Coincidentally, if you look up “Design by Committee” on Wikipedia, you’ll also get a link to the parable of “The Blind Men and the Elephant.”) It’s now at that point in the.

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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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Mandel, Renacci Subjects of FBI Investigation

By: CJ BUSKEY  /   Category: Recent News / State   /   No Comments
24
May
2012

Josh Mandel has been gaining momentum in recent weeks in the race for Ohio’s State Senator, closing within just six points of incumbent Sherrod Brown in the latest Quinnipiac University poll. That momentum, however, may come to a screeching halt in the wake of FBI investigations into questionable funding to the state treasurer’s campaign. The FBI followed.

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Athens Oil and Gas Severance Tax Moving Forward

By: CAITLIN TURNER  /   Category: City / Recent News   /   No Comments
15
May
2012

In response to the excitement over the extraction of the region’s natural resources, the Athens City Council Planning and Development Committee is moving toward an establishment of an oil and gas severance tax for the city. “Currently Ohio costs are minimal when compared to other states, even within our region and nationally,” said Fourth Ward Rep..

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