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History Thursday: The time an Ohio governor brought a rifle to...

With Gov. Mike DeWine hosting his regular COVID-19 press conferences from home, it is not uncommon to see his dog Dolly wandering around the...

A presidential election like none other, and now an inauguration like...

WASHINGTON — As with so many other events during the year preceding it, the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden will be a ceremony unlike...

History Thursday: How the Ohio government nearly owned Cedar Point

In the 1950s, Gov. Frank Lausche pushed for Ohio to purchase Cedar Point and turn the area into a state park. Lausche even had...

History Thursday: Headlines from the last year Ohio State-Michigan didn’t play

A winter without an Ohio State-Michigan football game is, well, it’s like hot soup without a spoon. It’s like an Ohio highway without orange...

Trump lost, but DeWine won’t knock him for refusing to admit...

Democrat Joe Biden might have won the popular vote by 7 million and gotten 306 electoral votes. But Donald Trump is cajoling state and...

A brief history of presidents snubbing their successors – and why...

It’s beyond dispute: Donald Trump won’t go down in history as a model of civility. Examples of his bad manners abound. When he gave...

History Thursday: When news of the World War I armistice hit...

With bold-faced, all-caps headlines and words the size of your fist, Ohio newspapers on the morning of Nov. 11, 1918 trumpeted bulletins heard all...

Ohio projected to go to Trump, but it’ll take awhile to...

When absentee and early votes were reported Tuesday night in Ohio, Joe Biden jumped out to a big lead, as expected. Then, as Election Day votes started coming in, Donald Trump made up all that ground.

Why there’s so much legal uncertainty about resolving a disputed presidential...

As I’ve Zoom-traveled the country speaking about legal issues involving the election, I have found myself, as well as audiences, bewildered and frustrated by...

History Thursday: The last Ohioan to reach the Supreme Court came...

Judge Potter Stewart was at work one Monday afternoon when he got a surprise phone call. It was the U.S. Attorney General on the line....
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