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  1. Ohio's Sen. Portman prepares for reauthorization of drug prevention fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WKSU-FM Kent

    Ohio's U.S. Sen. Rob Portman and Bridges of Hope Coalition Coordinator Greg Bell discuss the program's success. Ohio Sen. Rob Portman was in East Cleveland today visiting a drug prevention program funded through his Drug Free Communities Act.

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  2. Capital News: Who gets the credit or blame for Ohio's dropping unemployment rates?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Aurora Advocate

    Ohio's unemployment rate for July dropped down to 5 percent, the lowest it's been in years. It was more than double that total during the heights of the so-called Great Recession of 2009-10 but has been dropping steadily since Gov. John Kasich took office.

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  3. Marco Rubio to talk tough, but not hard-line, on China: Marco Rubio in the newsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

    Today's Marco Rubio news: As he continues his quest to win the Republican presidential nomination, Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio will give a speech in South Carolina today on how he'd deal with China. A hint: He'd be tough, but not as absolute, in-your-face as Donald Trump or Scott Walker .

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  4. Portman: Cultural change needed to stop traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com

    While laws are changing to reflect the reality that child prostitutes are victims, cultural attitudes also need to change, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman said Thursday after hearing from experts and a survivor of child trafficking.

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  5. Hillary Clinton urges supporters to send Ted Strickland to the Senate: Ohio Politics RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    U.S. Senate candidate and former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland speaks before Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton during a "Commit to Vote" campaign rally Thursday at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. Hillary Clinton's visit to Cleveland brings some movement in the U.S. Senate race between Ted Strickland and PG Sittenfeld.

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  6. Morning Digest: Business owners remove all voters from business district, but forget one college kidRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Self-interested business owners successfully petitioned the Columbia, Missouri, city council to create a local Community Improvement District, which would have the authority to impose a half-cent sales tax increase with voter approval. However, the district lines were drawn in a manner that attempted to avoid containing any eligible voters, meaning that property-owners themselves would get to decide on the sales tax increase as a way to avoid further property taxes to pay for improvements.

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  7. Alternative to Iran deal probably is warRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Dispatch welcomes letters to the editor from readers. Typed letters of 200 words or fewer are preferred; all might be edited.

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  8. 500-plus layoffs possible for Ohio uranium plant cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ashland Times-Gazette

    Workers decontaminating and decommissioning a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio are again being notified about hundreds of potential layoffs because of an anticipated funding gap, a reprise of warnings they heard a year ago for the same reason. The Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon produced enriched uranium for defense and commercial uses until 2001.

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  9. U.S. senator: Cultural change needed to stop human traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    While laws are changing to reflect the reality that child prostitutes are victims, cultural attitudes also need to change, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman said Thursday after hearing from experts and a survivor of child trafficking. Portman said most of his constituents tell him, "'Are you sure this is going on in Ohio?' They can't believe that in our own backyard there'd be this problem today."

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  10. Big business might 'back' P.G. Sittenfeld against Ted StricklandRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    The nation's leading business lobby, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is considering spending money to help P.G. Sittenfeld's race for U.S. Senate, according to an Associated Press report. That would be Cincinnati City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld, the underdog challenging former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland for the right to take on Republican incumbent Sen. Rob Portman in November 2016.

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  11. Iran pact takes center stage in battle for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Politico

    U.S. Senate Republican candidate Pat Toomey and U.S. Senate Democratic candidate Congressman Joe Sestak debate at the National Constitution Center on October 20, 2010 in Philadelphia. The nuclear agreement with Iran is becoming an early campaign flash point in the battle for Senate control in 2016, fueling Republican attacks and creating divisions in contested Democratic primaries ahead of critical votes in Congress next month.

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  12. P.G. Sittenfeld attacks Ted Strickland on XL pipeline positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Senate Democratic candidate P.G. Sittenfeld assailed former Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland for telling Cincinnati Democrats he does not have a position on building build an oil pipeline linking Canada and Texas because the issue was "too divisive." At a news conference Thursday in Cincinnati, Sittenfeld took direct aim at Strickland, asking "when did it become acceptable for Senate candidates to avoid dealing with issues because they are controversial and 'divisive?' " "Let me be crystal clear," said Sittenfeld, a Cincinnati city councilman.

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  13. Hundreds of layoffs back on the table at Piketon nuclear-cleanup siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper. And it's available to subscribers before 6 a.m. every day.

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  14. Dold, Poliquin rake in most Wall Street money in competitive House racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OpenSecrets

    The Dow's recent skids have investors on edge about how bad things might get on Wall Street. But there is one thing they can count on: the financial industry's place as a top donor to congressional candidates cycle after cycle.

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  15. Outside Cincinnati, it's 'Who's P.G. Sittenfeld?' How's he going to change that?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate P.G. Sittenfeld , lagging behind in the polls and in name recognition across Ohio, said he plans to launch television ads in the race closer to the March primary next year and stepped up his attacks on Thursday against his opponent and the race's frontrunner, former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland . Sittenfeld, who held a news conference on Thursday to criticize Strickland for what Sittenfeld said is the Democratic former governor's lack of a position on the Keystone XL pipeline, has not shown much improvement in getting Ohioans to know who he is.

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  16. Clinton equates GOP stance on women to terroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hill

    Hillary Clinton bashed her Republican presidential rivals and compared their views on women's issues to those of "terrorist groups." "Extreme views about women, we expect them from some of the terrorist groups, we expect that from people who don't want to live in the modern world," she said Thursday during a rally in Cleveland.

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  17. Clinton: Strickland 'will be an important voice in the Senate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Politico

    Hillary Clinton all but endorsed Ted Strickland, the former Ohio governor running for Senate, opening her first rally in the crucial swing state here Thursday morning by encouraging supporters to "help Ted get elected to the United States Senate." "I'm personally delighted to be here with my friend, and your governor, Ted Strickland," she said.

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  18. Sen. Rob Portman discusses problem of underage trafficking, awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Her step-dad started sexually abusing her at six years old. When she wasn't in high school, most of her teenage years were spent as victim of sex trafficking.

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  19. Hillary Clinton in Cleveland for grassroots eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    CLEVELAND Hundreds lined up this morning to catch Hillary Clinton's first Ohio campaign stop for an outdoor voting rally at Case Western Reserve University, one day after the 95th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment that gave women the right to vote. As part of the "warm-up act" for the Democrat plagued by controversy over her emails, U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge urged those who already had made through the metal detectors to stop watching television because the people on TV don't know anything.

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  20. Portman gets warm welcome from Coopera s union workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheCourier.com

    U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, left, speaks at the United Steelworkers Local 207-L union hall in Findlay on Wednesday afternoon.

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