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Gay Marriage Plaintiff Obergefell Supports Strickland

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The lead plaintiff in the landmark lawsuit that led to legal gay marriage nationwide is endorsing the Democratic challenger to Ohio senator Rob Portman, despite Portman’s dramatic position reversal in favor of same-sex unions. James Obergefell told The Associated Press Monday he’s backing ex-Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland in next year’s closely… Read More

PBS KIDS ScratchJr App


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– Developed in collaboration with the MIT Media Lab and Tufts University’s DevTech Research Group, new app helps kids learn coding concepts as they create their own stories and games featuring favorite PBS KIDS characters – ARLINGTON, VA, December 3, 2015 – Today, PBS KIDS launched PBS KIDS ScratchJr, a free app developed in collaboration… Read More

Ohio vs. Appalachian State for the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

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When the Appalachian State Mountaineers (10-2) moved up to the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) just two years ago, they were patiently awaiting the arrival of a talented recruit that would lead the team to its first ever bowl game. Dec. 19 in Montgomery, AL, sophomore quarterback Taylor Lamb will be behind center leading the Mountaineers… Read More

Tax ID Quiz Could Show up In Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – State officials say tax filers in Ohio could again see an identification quiz to verify their identity and validate their refund requests. The increased security efforts come as the state seeks to block tax fraud schemes. Through November, the Ohio Department of Taxation says it intercepted nearly 233,000 suspicious returns claiming… Read More

Huntington Police to Recruit More Officers

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – The Huntington Police Department will step up its recruiting efforts as the application deadline approaches The Herald-Dispatch reports the department will start using billboards, posters, flyers, brochures, social media and recruiting videos to let people know they are hiring more officers. The city of Huntington has allocated $600,000 to the department… Read More

Planned Parenthood Sues Ohio in Dispute Over Fetal Tissue

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Majority Republicans in the Ohio House plan to unveil new legislation following the state attorney general’s investigation into Planned Parenthood facilities. Attorney General Mike DeWine says his office found no evidence that Planned Parenthood made money from aborted fetuses, but his report instead criticized Planned Parenthood facilities for disposing of fetal… Read More