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Athens ‘Good Works’ Director Comments On Refusing State Grant Money

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When people come to the Timothy House, they are in crisis, says Keith Wasserman. They shouldn't be forced in that moment to provide personal information to be uploaded on the Homeless Management Information System database. Wasserman, founder and executive director of Good Works, Inc., said that's what the Ohio Development Services now expects, and that's… Read More

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Ohio Announces 3 Write-In Candidates For 2014 Elections

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Ohio's elections chief has qualified write-in candidates in three May primary contests, including the governor's race. They include Green Party gubernatorial candidate Anita Rios and running mate Bob Fitrakis, a Columbus lawyer and activist. Two Libertarian write-in candidates, Bob Bridges for state auditor and Kevin Knedler for Secretary of State, also were qualified. Secretary of… Read More

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Teachers’ Union President Thinks Kasich’s State of the State Missed Some Major Points

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A major portion of Governor John Kasich's State of the State speech focused on education. But the president of the Ohio Federation of Teachers told StateImpact Ohio's Amy Hansen the governor still may have missed some pretty big points. Melissa Cropper says Governor John Kasich outlined some nice ideas about how to keep kids from… Read More

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Sponsor Of Ohio’s Religious Freedom Bill Pulls It From Consideration

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Ohio state representative Bill Patmon announced Wednesday that he will be pulling House Bill 376, a religious freedom bill, from consideration by the Ohio House of Representatives. Patmon was listed as a main sponsor on the bill along with Republican representative Timothy Derickson. Jo Ingles of the Statehouse News Bureau is reporting that Patmon wants… Read More

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Creditors Question Top Freedom Industries Officials In Bankruptcy Court

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A few of the hundreds of creditors seeking compensation from the company at the center of West Virginia's chemical spill questioned top company officials in bankruptcy court. At Tuesday's meeting administered by a U.S. Department of Justice official, Freedom Industries President Gary Southern and Chief Financial Officer Terry Cline answered questions on company finances from… Read More