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1 hr ago | Times Recorder

Pot changer

The increasing acceptance of marijuana across America has some in law enforcement concerned it will increase demand for "harder" drugs, such as heroin and cocaine.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Colorado, Colorado Government

4 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Ohioans pay more for home, auto insurance.

Ohioans saw increases in their homeowners' and auto insurance rates last year, though they're still getting a bargain.


Related Topix: Akron, OH

8 hrs ago |

Ohio rural hospitals face financial woes

A January snapshot by iVantage Health Analytics found hospitals in the state's metropolitan counties were running slightly in the black, while those in non-metro counties - often the largest employers - showed narrow losses, The Columbus Dispatch reported Sunday .


Related Topix: Washington Court House, OH

9 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

'Planet of the Apes' thumps chest with $73M debut

Authorities say a Greyhound bus and car collided on a highway near Indiana's border with Ohio, killing one person and injuring at least 18 others.


Related Topix: Planet of the Apes, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Georgetown University

13 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Sue president? Precedent there

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has announced his rationale for suing the president - namely, executive actions Obama took to change the employer mandate in the Affordable Care Act.


Related Topix: US News, Dennis Kucinich, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican, Ronald Reagan

18 hrs ago | The Marion Star

Science?In the summer?

Summer: It's the perfect time for a science lesson. But we're not talking about sitting the kids down with a stack of text books "Kids like hands-on science," Gabe Costa, a teacher at Mansfield City Schools' Spanish Immersion School, said.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Johnstown, OH, Life, Hobbies, Bird Watching, Home Gardening, Home, Libraries

19 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Massachusetts Sen. Warren hits road for Democrats

In this June 29, 2014 file photo, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., right, introduces Kentucky Democratic Senatorial candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes at rally in Louisville, Ky.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Scott Brown, Republican, Mitch McConnell, University of Louisville

21 hrs ago | The Madison Press

Helping Ohio workers receive the benefits th...

To cut costs, some employers cheat the system by misclassifying their employees as independent contractors.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Tax, Opinion

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Fitzgerald plans 4-city swing

The Democratic candidate for governor is campaigning through southern Ohio, focusing on what he says are residents hurt by the incumbent's economic policies.


Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Divers, snorkelers converge for undersea 'concert'

A Democrat running for Congress in conservative central Washington has removed an online campaign video that showed him blasting an elephant-shaped pinata with a shotgun.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

Chillicothe Gazette

Purchasing the Batvan

I might be the Bargain Advocate in our household, but Mr. Roy is the Numbers Man.


Related Topix: Hyundai Santa Fe, SUV, Hyundai, Dodge, Dodge Grand Caravan

Bellingham Herald

Time running out for some Ohio veterans' bonuses

Army veteran Charlene Jorge poses in her office at the Cuyahoga County Veterans Service Commission in Cleveland Thursday, July 10, 2014.


Related Topix: Cuyahoga County, OH, Life, Veteran Affairs

The News-Messenger

Experts say brain damage, not weakness, leads to repeated drug use

An addict craves drugs the way most people crave food, water and sex. That's because the parts of the brain that remind you to eat, drink and repopulate the species are the same portions that drugs attack.


Related Topix: Drugs, Healthcare Law, Law

Lexington Herald-Leader

Ohio park to call coaster 'King James' for LeBron

Earlier this week, the park promised to rename one of its 17 roller coasters "King James" if the four-time NBA MVP returned home to play for the Cavaliers.


Fri Jul 11, 2014

Coshocton Tribune

Legislature to study Ohio's drug problem

The Ohio Legislature hopes talking with law enforcement and families this summer will help it improve efforts to combat the state's illicit drug problem.


The Columbus Dispatch

Drexel will screen two films shot in central Ohio

Screening at 6 tonight will be the short film The Secret Whispers of Mr. Feathers , starring central Ohio residents Bryan Michael Block, Emily Bach and Eden I. Bradley.



Ohio Casino Tax Revenue Short Of Predictions

The state's four casinos generated $273.4 million in tax revenue in the fiscal year that ended in June.


Related Topix: Ohio Government

The Review

Ohio man sentenced for fatal drunken-driving crash

A judge in Cincinnati has sentenced a habitual drunken driver to more than nine years in prison for hitting and killing a schoolteacher riding his bicycle earlier this year.


Westport News

House chairman: $3.7 billion request 'too much'

Marchers held signs as they made their way to Department of Homeland Security offices, protesting immigration policies Thursday, July 10, 2014, in El Paso, Texas.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican

Business Journal

Ohio among best for summer road trips

Thinking of taking a summer road trip? Well, Ohio is one of the best states in America to do so.



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