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Congratulations and donations follow Ohio native Burrow’s Heisman victory

The congratulations have come pouring in for Joe Burrow, the Louisiana State University quarterback and Athens native who on Saturday earned the 2019 Heisman...

A ban on bans: Ohio House approves bill to stop local...

At the heart of it, Ohio House Bill 242 served as a political Rorschach test. The bill, which the House approved on Wednesday, bans Ohio...

Bill looks to give employers ‘affirmative defense’ in sex harassment cases

A bill that would provide an “affirmative defense” for employers in sexual harassment cases is continuing through the Ohio Legislature. House Bill 352, also called...

Landmark prescription drug pricing bill clears U.S. House

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed a landmark health care measure Thursday that proponents say would dramatically reduce the rising cost of prescription drugs...

Democrats, Trump declare victory on massive trade deal

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats have worked out key differences with the Trump administration over a massive trade deal, allowing both sides to declare...

Inside the fight to get GM to reinvest in Lordstown So...

So much can change in the course of one year.  The Lordstown General Motors assembly plant shut down in March after 53 years of production....

Trump rule could end food stamp access for thousands in Ohio...

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration this week finalized a regulation that’s expected to knock nearly 10,000 — or perhaps as many as 45,000 —...

Massive trade deal presents political conundrum for Democrats

WASHINGTON — With only a few legislative days left before Congress adjourns for the year, House Democrats are eager to show that they can...

Push is on to pass a paid family leave bill; advocates...

Debates are frequent surrounding the legitimacy of baby boomer life advice and the struggle of the millennial, but public policy analysts say there’s another...
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