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Judges Won’t Delay Order for New Ohio Congressional Map

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The federal judges who found Ohio’s congressional map unconstitutional won’t delay their order for a new map to be drawn by June 14. Ohio’s elections chief and other Republicans requested to put the order on hold while they appeal it. The three-judge panel declined that request Thursday. The judges ordered the… Read More

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin with miners on Capitol Hill.

Retired Miners Make One More Push For Pension Protection On Capitol Hill

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Retired coal miners joined lawmakers from the Ohio Valley on Capitol Hill Wednesday for another attempt to protect miners’ pensions. Pensions are at risk because of a downturn in the coal market, the lingering effects of the 2008 recession, and coal company bankruptcies which have all reduced the amounts companies paid into a shared, or multiemployer, pension… Read More

Marijuana plants sit under LED lights inside the Veg Room, in Eastlake, Ohio.

Medical Marijuana for Autism, Anxiety?

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COLUMBUS — The State Medical Board’s Medical Marijuana Expert Review committee unanimously voted Wednesday to recommend two conditions be added to the list of qualify conditions that doctors can recommend be treated with medical marijuana. Autism spectrum disorder and anxiety would be added to the list of 21 existing conditions in the state’s Medical Marijuana Control… Read More

NMF ’19 Interviews: The Brother Brothers

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Adam and David Moss are the identical twins that make up The Brother Brothers, the modern folk duo behind 2018’s Some People I Know (Compass Records). The thoughtfully executed album poignantly explores various characters that the brothers have met throughout their fruitful musical careers, à la Simon and Garfunkel’s Bookends half a century on. WOUB spoke… Read More

McConnell Capitalizes on Attack with ‘Cocaine Mitch’ Shirts

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s reelection campaign is capitalizing on a fellow Republican’s attack, selling “Cocaine Mitch” shirts on his campaign’s website. The shirts appear to have been hot sellers. The Kentucky Republican’s campaign Twitter account said Wednesday that McConnell was closing in on one of his biggest fund-raising days of… Read More