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State Rep. Pleads Guilty To Ethics Violations

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October 29, 2014

Democratic State Rep. Dale Mallory admitted to taking Cincinnati Bengal tickets from lobbyists in 2009 and 2013 without disclosing the gifts.

County I.G. Rips Fitzgerald For Driver’s License Lapse

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FitzGerald lacked a driver's license for more than 10 years and had temporary permits for some of the period.
October 29, 2014

A county inspector general’s report says the Democratic candidate for Ohio governor disregarded administrative policies when he drove without a valid driver’s license.

Republicans, Democrats Make Cases To Female Voters

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29, 2014

Abortion is likely the first thing that comes to many people’s minds when they hear the words, women’s issues. But that’s only one issue women are concerned about in the upcoming election.

Judge Sides With Urbana Company Fighting Contraceptive Coverage

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October 29, 2014

A federal judge has ruled that a small Urbana company doesn’t have to offer birth control coverage as part of its employees’ health insurance plan.

Governor Kasich Makes Re-Election Pitch At Columbus Forum

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The poll taken over last weekend also finds that 49 percent of Ohioans say Kasich deserves to be re-elected.
28, 2014

Republican Gov. John Kasich is slated to make his case for a second term during an appearance at a forum in Ohio’s capital city.

Ohio’s Housing Market On The Rebound

Ohio Housing Finance Agency numbers show the median price for homes during a 12-month period ending in July $103,000, compared with $84,000 two years earlier.
27, 2014

Ohio’s housing market shows signs of rebound after a steep drop in prices during the Great Recession.

Candidate For Ohio House Takes Issue With OSU’s ‘Sophomore Rule’

Yard sign for Ohio House candidate urges repeal of OSU's rule requiring all sophomores to live in campus dorms.
October 23, 2014

Usually when candidates target college students they focus on issues like rising tuition or jobs after graduation. But one candidate for the Ohio House is trying to win votes with a unique issue: OSU’s upcoming rule that all sophomores live in dorms.

Attorney: Family Of Man Released From North Korean Capture Is ‘Overwhelmed With Excitement”

Jeffrey Fowle, an American who had been detained in North Korea, spoke to The Associated Press last month in Pyongyang. Fowle was released by North Korean authorities and flown back to the U.S. on Tuesday.
21, 2014

The family attorney for southwest Ohio resident Jeffrey Fowle (FOWL) says there is great excitement over news that he has been released from North Korea.

Group Targets Gov Kasich For ‘Privatization’ Efforts

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Two weeks before election day in Ohio a national group is critical of incumbent John Kasich for his efforts to privatize some parts of state government.
October 20, 2014

A national anti-privatization group has targeted Republican incumbent Gov. John Kasich over his signature policy decision, his public-private entity that replaced the state Department of Development.

Think Tank Pushes Charter Report; State Says It’s Not Whole Story

Dale Butland says the KnowYourCharter website was set up to give parents data and information about charter schools. But John Charlton says the KnowYourCharter website only picks certain data from the state’s website.
13, 2014

A progressive think tank and the state’s largest teachers’ union have released data they say shows mixed grades last year for Ohio’s students who need to pass a key elementary school test. But the state says that data may not tell the whole story.