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  1. Ohio jobless rate rises slight in May from previous monthRead the original story

    21 min ago | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    State officials say Ohio's unemployment rate rose slightly in June from the previous month and remains higher than the national rate. The state unemployment rate rose from 4.9 percent in May to 5 percent last month.

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  2. Maybe it's time for a bipartisan approach to healthcare: OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | PennLive.com

    It became clear that Republicans in Congress aren't going to get what they want when it comes to healthcare reform. But, with a little help from their Democratic friends, they just might get what they need: So far, Republicans have been trying to push a Republican-authored bill with only Republican votes, cutting Democrats out of the process.

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  3. 10-year committee to streamline Ohio constitution ends work 4 years early; critics say...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    The Ohio budget bill passed last month eliminated the Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission, a 10-year study committee that was supposed to help streamline Ohio's large constitution. The Ohio budget bill passed last month eliminated the Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission, a 10-year study committee that was supposed to help streamline Ohio's large constitution.

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  4. Longtime U.S. Rep. Ralph Regula dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    In this May 11, 1999 photo, U.S. Rep. Ralph Regula, R-Ohio, works in his Capitol Hill office in Washington. Regula, a northeastern Ohio member of the U.S. House of Representatives for 36 years before retiring in 2008, and a key player in creating Cuyahoga Valley National Park, died Wednesday his son said.

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  5. Ex-Rep. Regula, Ohio congressman elected to 18 terms, diesRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Valley Morning Star

    In this May 11, 1999, file photo, U.S. Rep. Ralph Regula, R-Ohio, works in his Capitol Hill office in Washington.

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  6. West Side Real Estate News & NotesRead the original story

    Yesterday | West Side and South Side Leader

    The Summit County Triangle Building, located at 1180 S. Main St., will be dedicated as the Russell M. Pry Building July 31 at 10 a.m. Following the ceremony, refreshments will be served and tours will be offered. According to county officials, the dedication will take place one year to the day after Pry's death from setbacks following colon cancer surgery.

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  7. Commentary: Highlights of the Ohio budgetRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Record

    Every two years Ohio is required to enact a balanced budget. Introduced by the governor and amended by the House and Senate, this budget allocates anticipated revenues to various state agencies and other government functions, including schools, libraries and local government.

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  8. Gentile Talks About Italian HeritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Intelligencer

    The 35th-annual Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival officially kicked off on Wednesday at the McLure Hotel in Wheeling as nearly 200 festival supporters gathered for a dinner to honor the 2017 Italian-American of the Year, former Ohio Sen. Lou Gentile. Gentile was introduced by former U.S. Rep. Zack Space, who is currently running as a Democrat for Ohio auditor.

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  9. Kasich: Fix Obamacare with more spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hot Air

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich wants Congress to "fix" Obamacare's insurance exchanges with more federal spending, he explained in a New York Times op-ed. "Congress should first focus on fixing the Obamacare exchanges before it takes on Medicaid," Kasich wrote , insisting that the federal government "provide adequate tax credits" to prop up the failed law.

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  10. House panel vote paves way for self-driving cars to reach marketplace soonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Christian Science Monitor

    Concerned over a spike in road deaths, lawmakers work on a bill that would allow automakers to deploy up to 100,000 self-driving vehicles without needing to meet existing auto safety standards. General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra speaks next to an autonomous Chevrolet Bolt electric car equipped with self-driving software in Detroit, on Dec. 15, 2016.

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  11. Environmentalists sue EPA to designate Ohio's portion of Lake Erie 'impaired'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cleveland.com

    In this Aug. 3, 2014, file photo, an algae bloom covers Lake Erie near the City of Toledo water intake crib about 2.5 miles off the shore of Curtice, Ohio. In this Aug. 3, 2014, file photo, an algae bloom covers Lake Erie near the City of Toledo water intake crib about 2.5 miles off the shore of Curtice, Ohio.( CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Advocacy groups are challenging the federal Environmental Protection Agency's decision to accept Ohio's assertion that its portion of Lake Erie does not meet the definition of impaired waters.

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  12. U.S. House panel approves broad proposal on self-driving carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Automotive News

    A U.S. House panel on Wednesday approved a sweeping proposal by voice vote to allow automakers to deploy up to 100,000 self-driving vehicles without meeting existing auto safety standards and bar states from imposing driverless car rules. U.S. Rep. Robert Latta, R-Ohio, who heads the Energy and Commerce Committee subcommittee overseeing consumer protection, said he would continue to consider changes before the full committee votes on the measure, expected next week.

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  13. Career Center thanks OGARead the original story

    Wednesday | The Delaware Gazette

    To the Editor,The Delaware Area Career Center and the hundreds of students and families we serve applaud the swift actions of Governor Kasich and members of the Ohio General Assembly for their extensive efforts to secure the passage of Ohio House Sub Bill 124.

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  14. Obamacare repeal failure could be a blessing in disguise for Republicans -- or a curseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cleveland.com

    What might seem like an abject failure by Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act - commonly known as Obamacare - could be a blessing in disguise for statewide candidates in Ohio. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, called off any vote on the GOP plan to overhaul Obamacare after support scattered.

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  15. ACLU blasts anti-BDS billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The Israel Anti-Boycott Act, introduced in March by Sens. Ben Cardin, D-Md., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, would expand 1970s-era laws that make illegal compliance with boycotts of Israel sponsored by governments - laws inspired at the time by the Arab League boycott of Israel - to include boycotts backed by international organizations. Those adhering to boycotts would be the subject of fines.

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  16. Regional RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Herald Star Online

    The auto title department collected vehicle fees and taxes of $831,910, with $42,746 going to the county and $789,163 going to the state.

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  17. Fostoria council stares at deadlineRead the original story

    Tuesday | Toledo Blade

    City council wants to place a levy on the November ballot, but council members will need to do more work to get the measure before voters. With just weeks before the deadline to get ballot language to the Seneca County Board of Elections, council must amend a resolution to put a 6-mill property tax levy on the ballot, city Law Director Tim Hoover said Tuesday.

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  18. Job loss at area Kmart to begin Sept. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Toledo Blade

    Seventy-six workers at the last Kmart in Toledo will lose their jobs during a two-week period starting on Sept. 24, the firm said in a state government filing, just a few days after saying its store at 1801 Alexis Rd. would close in the fall.

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  19. $140 million in workers' comp rebate checks headed to Southwest Ohio employersRead the original story

    Tuesday | PressReleasePoint

    Employers in the the Southwest Ohio region will collect more than $140 million in rebates from the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation in checks that BWC began mailing July 10. BWC Administrator/CEO Sarah Morrison, in Cincinnati today, said employers are free to spend their rebates as they wish, but she hopes they will consider investing in workplace safety. We work with employers all over Ohio to prevent injuries and illness in the workplace, and they will tell you that investing in safety is a wise business decision, " said Morrison, speaking at the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce.

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  20. 73 out of work as Kmart exits DaytonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Business Journal

    The closure of the Dayton region's last remaining Kmart will put 73 people out of work later this year.

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