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Yesterday | Cleveland.com

Merry Statehouse pols may soon take more from other Ohioans to pay more to themselves: Thomas Suddes

Should Ohio lawmakers be contemplating a raise for themselves? Thomas Suddes wonders.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Symphony, Arts, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Different-colored eyes seen by those who have them as distinction to embrace

"It was a great test when I was trying to date," she said. "I could tell whether or not the guy was looking me in the eyes or looking elsewhere."

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Related Topix: Ohio

The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus lawyer's crimes atypical

Nearly a dozen lawyers a year are convicted of felonies in Ohio, but few face the kind of charges that are likely to send Javier Armengau to prison.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Columbus, OH, Prison

Bloomberg

Portman Weighs Filling Bush Gap in 2016 Primary Field

Rob Portman's been a runner-up in two straight Republican vice-presidential selection sweepstakes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Putnam, Senator Rand Paul, Ohio

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Plain Dealer

Pump up Great Lakes restoration, but don't water down Clean Water Act: editorial

A funding bill released Tuesday by a U.S. House of Representatives appropriations subcommittee floats the boats of both hope and The optimist is buoyed by the bipartisan support that keeps the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative on course with $300 million for fiscal year 2015 - the same level of funding it received in 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Marcy Kaptur, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio, Opinion

The Daily Caller

House Gives Businesses A Break, White House Threatens To Veto

In a vote of 258-160, the House of Representatives on Friday approved making a temporary corporate tax break permanent, making it easier for companies to invest in equipment, the Washington Examiner reports .

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Related Topix: US News, Ohio, Conservative Political News

Cleveland.com

No jackpot for local governments as casino tax revenue disappoints

The annual revenue for Ohio's four casinos is significantly lower than originally estimated when they were proposed, providing less money than expected for cities, counties and school districts.

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Related Topix: Ohio, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, US Governors, John Kasich, Cleveland, OH

WBNS

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.

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Related Topix: Ohio

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Sunherald.com

Boehner drafts lawsuit against Obama

"The Constitution states that the president must faithfully execute the laws, and spells out that only the Legislative Branch has the power to legislate," Boehner said in a statement.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Democrat, Representative Marcia Fudge, Ohio

The Wichita Eagle

Boehner drafts lawsuit against Obama

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, gestures as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 10, 2014, during a news conference.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Marcia Fudge, Ohio, Barack Obama

WBNS

Second Inspection At Women's Reformatory Still Finds Critical Health Violations

A July 8 inspection at the Ohio Reformatory for Women in Marysville turned up critical health violations, according to a report obtained by 10TV.

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Related Topix: Ohio Reformatory for Women, State Prisons, Prison, Ohio

The Columbus Dispatch

Report shows human trafficking victims under 6 years old in Ohio

A disturbing new report says 51 potential minor human trafficking victims - five of them age 6 and under - were discovered over a nine-month period through a statewide first-response network.

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Related Topix: Ohio

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The White House

Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate

Jess Lippincott Baily, of Ohio, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Macedonia.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Europe, Macedonia, World News, Oceania, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru

CNN

Portman keeps 2016 door open

But the Republican senator from Ohio Wednesday seemed to down play any talk that he's actively considering a bid for his party's nomination.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Ohio, 2012 Presidential Election, George Bush

RiderMagazine.com

U.S. House Bill Congratulates American Motorcyclist Association on 90th Anniversary

The American Motorcyclist Association has been congratulated and commended on its 90th anniversary by a bi-partisan bill before the U.S. House of Representatives, which recognizes the organization as being the nation's premier advocate for motorcyclists and the motorcycle lifestyle.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Stivers, Ohio, Democrat, Representative Timothy Walz, Collin Peterson, Representative Tim Walberg

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WBEX-AM Chillicothe

Bainbridge Fire Department Receives Grant

The Ohio Department of Commerce Division of State Fire Marshal wants to make sure local fire departments have the equipment they need to safeguard lives and property in Ohio.

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Related Topix: Fire, Ohio

Mon Jul 07, 2014

English Dong-A

Obama poised to face legal dispute with House Speaker

Obama poised to face legal dispute with House Speaker . JULY 08, 2014 04:00. . U.S. President Barack Obama's verbal fight with John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives , has come closer to actual legal dispute.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Ohio

The Columbus Dispatch

DeWine OKs clean-energy ballot language

The fourth version of a clean-energy ballot issue was certified today by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, Ohio, US Senate, Republican

WTOV9

Tax breaks cost Ohio $63 million last year

An Ohio Department of Taxation report finds that since 2012 the amount of tax credits granted businesses promising to create and retain jobs has been going up.

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Related Topix: Ohio

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Jobless in Ohio are struggling without benefits

It's been seven months since Congress allowed federal unemployment benefits to expire, and, in Ohio, Donna Sprague is running out options.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, Sherrod Brown, John Boehner, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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