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A Growing Recovery: Food Service And Farming Jobs Provide A Path Out Of Addiction

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This is the first story in an occasional series exploring the links between addiction recovery and a recovering economy. It’s lunch hour, and Cafe Appalachia is bustling. Located in South Charleston, West Virginia, the former church turned restaurant has a funky, yet calming vibe. Twinkle lights and mismatched dining room sets dot the space. For… Read More

Ex-Ohio House Speaker Bought $330K Home Amid FBI Probe

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s former House speaker purchased a $330,000 house since resigning amid a federal investigation. County records show Republican Cliff Rosenberger’s new 3,249-square-foot, four-bedroom home sits on a quarter acre in Warren County. The Dayton Daily News reports Rosenberger’s 2018 financial disclosure form listed no income sources beyond the legislative job he… Read More

This Aug. 22, 2018, file photo shows a sign declaring the future home of Braidy Industries' aluminum mill in Ashland, Ky.

Congressional Leaders Seek Investigation Into Russian Investment In KY Aluminum Mill

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A group of Congressional leaders asked the Trump administration to review a Russian company’s investment in a new Kentucky aluminum mill. The request comes from eight prominent Democratic lawmakers with leadership roles in committees with oversight, banking and national security responsibilities, including Ohio Sen.Sherrod Brown and House Intelligence Committee Chair Rep. Adam Schiff. The lawmakers… Read More

Wage Hike Possible For People Who Care For Disabled Ohioans

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Hundreds of people gathered outside the Ohio Statehouse earlier today to support a proposed wage increase for workers who assist individuals with disabilities. Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) thinks workers who help people with disabilities deserve a raise. According to the non-profit group, Bridge2Equality, the average wage is $10.55 per hour. Lipps says a wage increase… Read More

Ex-Students Want Ohio State to Answer for Abuse

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Update 12:52 p.m. Former Ohio State University students who say they were sexually abused by a campus doctor say it’s time for administrators to take responsibility. Results from a yearlong investigation released Friday say that the doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students and that numerous university personnel at the time knew about complaints…. Read More