Backers Of Ohio Voter Guarantees Hold Summit

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Voters exercising their right to vote
7:37PM
October 11, 2014

More than 100 people attended a statewide summit exploring voting-rights issues in Ohio and advancing a proposed constitutional amendment that would put certain guarantees in the state Constitution.

Ohio Manufacturers Form New Lobbying Group

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A handful of Ohio manufacturers has formed a lobbying committee to fight for workforce related legislation.
1:46PM
October
8, 2014

Seven large Ohio manufacturers have formed a new lobbying group.

Ohio Governor Raises $1.5M More Toward Fall Race

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Republican incumbent governor John Kasich out-fundraised his Democratic opponent Ed Fitzgerald again in October.
5:56PM
October 3, 2014

Political donors poured another $1.5 million into Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s re-election campaign in September, as the term-limited Republican continued to amass a massive war chest against a struggling Democratic opponent.

Study Of Ohio State Band Culture Includes Survey

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The head of an inquiry into Ohio State University Band culture says her report will be finished within six weeks.
11:30AM
October
2, 2014

Its leader says the task force studying the culture inside Ohio State University’s marching band is making “significant progress” and will wrap up its work within six weeks.

Ohio Senate Aides’ Time Records Under Review

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Authorities are investing whether two aides to the President of the Ohio Senate changed their records after spending time away from their jobs to act as political consultants.
12:58PM
September
18, 2014

Authorities are investigating a directive by the Ohio Senate president that allowed two top aides to create dozens of time records requesting time away from state work, mostly for political consulting.

Ohio Adds Columbus And Cincinnati Charter Schools To Inquiry

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State Department of Education spokesman says additional complaints have prompted Ohio to expand its review of an embattled charter school chain to charter schools in Columbus and Cincinnati.
10:57AM
September
16, 2014

State Department of Education spokesman says additional complaints have prompted Ohio to expand its review of an embattled charter school chain to charter schools in Columbus and Cincinnati.

Anti-Fracking Billboards In Ohio Coming Down

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Two billboards in Coshocton, Ohio oppose deep-injection wells. The billboard owners ended the lease on the signage.
12:36PM
September
8, 2014

An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against “poisoned waters” on billboards near two wells for disposal of gas-drilling wastewater says the messages are coming down.

Student Squad Leaders Want Role in OSU Band Probe

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OSU Marching Band 2014 tryouts.
3:26PM
August
26, 2014

Student squad leaders from the Ohio State marching band are offering themselves as witnesses to a task force reviewing cultural issues surrounding the firing of band director Jonathan Waters.

Brine Hauler Sues Ohio Man Over Biblical Fracking Billboard

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Coshocton man has placed billboards in area opposing fracking waste water injection wells.
1:50PM
August 20, 2014

An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against “poisoned waters” on billboards opposing local deep-injection gas wells is facing a legal threat from the well’s Texas operator.