Ohio Lawmaker Urges Passage Of Headlight Flashing Bill

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A Republican lawmaker want the Ohio legislature to consider a bill allowing drivers to flash headlights to warn of police presence on roadways.
9:34AM
April
4, 2014

Drivers might be surprised to hear that the ordinary action of flashing their headlights on the road could be considered illegal. Now, one lawmaker wants to clear the confusion.

Provision In Reading Requirement Gives Pass To Voucher Students

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Innovation Ohio's Dale Butland says the disparity between public school students and private school students with vouchers is just one glitch in the overall problem with the reading guarantee.
8:21AM
March
11, 2014

A liberal think tank is pointing out a discrepancy in the laws that lay out Ohio’s third grade reading guarantee.

New Fuel Standards Could Be Boon For OSU Researchers

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OSU's Center for Automotive Research offers several programs, including a Graduate degree in Automotive Systems Engineering.
8:28AM
March 4, 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has laid out new standards that could mean a big boost for some Ohio State University researchers.

Dems Named In Drilling Memo Call It “Insulting”

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Dem. Representative Bob Hagan says he's never seen such a "campaign", while Antonio calls the memo "insulting."
8:51AM
February 19, 2014

The two Democratic state lawmakers listed as adversaries to a state agency’s plan to promote drilling in state parks are speaking out.

Document Shows ODNR Marketing Industry It Regulates

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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources crafted a communications plan to educate Ohioans about horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, in state parks. That plan categorized groups in the state as allies and adversaries; and warned that the department’s efforts would be met with “zealous resistance by environmental activists.”
9:53AM
February
18, 2014

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources crafted a communications plan to educate Ohioans about horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, in state parks, that warned the department’s efforts would be met with “zealous resistance by environmental activists.”

Kasich Talks Tax Cuts, Criticizes Materialism

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Gov. John Kasich is stressing the need to cut Ohioans' taxes while maintaining that money does not buy happiness.
3:44PM
February
6, 2014

Gov. John Kasich is stressing the need to cut Ohioans’ taxes while maintaining that money does not buy happiness.

DeWine Denies Awarding Donors With State Contracts

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DeWine (left) denies accusations that his office tied state contracts to campaign donations, and he says Democratic challenger David Pepper is unqualified to be the state's top attorney.
7:51AM
February 4, 2014

Mike DeWine is defending himself against news reports and comments from his Democratic challenger that he’s running a “pay to play” system in awarding state contracts.

Tea Party Leader: Kasich’s “Cronies” Involved In Blog Report

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Tom Zawistowski says "“The people who run (Third Base Politics) are paid by the Republican Party and Kasich Administration or one of their crony capitalist flunkies to work full-time to destroy anyone that says anything about the governor.
8:31AM
January
14, 2014

A top Tea Party leader has some harsh words for a conservative blog after it reported about a possible challenge to Gov. John Kasich in the Republican primary.

State Increases Fight Against Human Trafficking

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8:01AM
January 10, 2014

Ohio will partner with libraries, highway rest areas, and other facilities overseen by the state to build awareness about human trafficking.