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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal repealing Ohio’s sales tax on tampons and other feminine hygiene products is headed to the governor. The measure cleared the Ohio Senate on Wednesday in a 30-1 vote after earlier winning unanimous approval in the Ohio House. Republican State Rep. Niraj Antani, of Miamisburg, and Democratic state Rep. Brigid… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state Attorney General’s Office says Ohio will receive nearly $40 million as part of a nationwide settlement with a British company that once distributed a drug used to treat opioid addiction. An attorney general spokesman says Reckitt Benckiser Group signed its agreement with all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington,… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says about 100 lawyers and other interested parties have made a “positive start” on deciding how the state ultimately might spend millions of dollars it could receive from settlements in the national opioid litigation. The Republican governor told The Associated Press he hopes the meeting he convened… Read More
U.S. District Court Judge Edmund Sargus has rejected the request from Ohioans Against Corporate Bailouts, the anti-nuclear power plant bailout group, to have more time to collect signatures. The group was trying to put the controversial law, HB6, up for a vote on next year’s ballot. Ohioans Against Corporate Bailouts already missed the deadline and did not… Read More
Natalie Silverstein is an author, volunteer and passionate advocate for family service. Her most recent book, Simple Acts: The Busy Family’s Guide to Giving Back was recently named one of the top “Ten Books for Parents Who Want to Raise Kind Kids” by the Huffington Post!
Journalist, editor and master story-teller Peter Copeland is still passionate about the career that took him around the world. In this episode, he talks about his latest book, Finding the News: Adventures of a Young Reporter. Peter describes how as a cub reporter — through trial and error, and sometimes in war zones — he… Read More