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Ballot Issue Seeking to Legalize Medical Marijuana & Hemp Clears Hurdle

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A statewide ballot issue seeking to legalize both medical marijuana and industrial hemp in Ohio this fall has cleared an initial hurdle with Attorney General Mike DeWine certifying the petition summary. Thursday’s action sends the Grassroots Ohio measure to the Ohio Ballot Board, which determines whether it’s one issue or two…. Read More

Rev1 Ventures Helps Start-Up Companies Develop Until Viable for Investment

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Rev1 Ventures in Columbus works with companies and entrepreneurs in 15 central Ohio counties to develop ideas, services and products from basic concepts to having investment potential. Bethany George, an Ohio University alumna, serves as Director of Investment Funds for the central Ohio firm. Rev1 Ventures provides free services to a select group of entrepreneurs… Read More

Moon Tunnel Reading Series


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A new reading series within the English Department at Ohio University held their final event in March. The series focuses on the work of master and PhD students which include poems, essays, and even novels. The last reading focused on celebrating those who are graduating this spring. The series was started by Sarah Minor and… Read More

Concerns Prompt Cuyahoga County to Ban North Carolina Travel

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CLEVELAND (AP) – Ohio’s most populous county is banning its employees from non-essential government travel to North Carolina after that state enacted a law prohibiting communities from passing ordinances to protect the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish said Wednesday that the ban is in effect until North… Read More

Eligible Kentucky Voters May Begin Casting Mail-in Absentee Ballots

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says eligible voters may begin casting mail-in absentee ballots for Kentucky’s May 17 primary election. People eligible to vote by mail-in absentee balloting include military personnel and their dependents, overseas citizens, students who temporarily live outside their home counties, voters who temporarily reside outside Kentucky… Read More