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Columbus' Easton Town Center is fully decorated for the holiday season.

Ohio Retailers Expecting a Slight Spending Boost this Holiday Over Last Year

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Ohio’s more than 7,000 retailers are expecting a slight increase in sales this holiday season over last year, though where those spending increases are projected may be a surprise. For the eighth year in a row, Ohioans are expected to spend more this holiday season than the previous year. The Ohio Council of Retail Merchants… Read More

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Ohio State Says Fiscal 2019 Record Year for Research

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio State University says it had a record-breaking year for research in fiscal 2019 with nearly $930 million in research expenditures, representing a 6.2% increase from the previous year. The university reported the numbers as part of its submission to the National Science Foundation’s Higher Education Research and Development Survey, which… Read More

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End-of-Year Conference Recap: TVC-Hocking

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The 2019 high school football season is reaching its conclusion, and for every TVC-Hocking team, that time has already passed. Three Hocking teams made it to the playoffs this season in another exciting season within the conference. ___ Federal Hocking Lancers (1-9, 0-8) Preseason ranking: 8 Final ranking: 9 Federal Hocking was able to snap… Read More

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Top Lawmaker Suggests “Redistribution” of Wealth to Fund the State’s Schools

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The head of the Ohio House wants the state to come up with a new way of funding schools. And he throws out a suggestion that could involve what’s often been called a “Robin Hood” approach. Speaker Larry Householder says some wealthier school districts have high family incomes and business properties that contribute a lot… Read More

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Hemp Application Period Underway in Kentucky

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says the state’s hemp licensing program for 2020 is underway. Grower applications must be submitted by March 15 of next year. Processor applications may be submitted year-round. For the first time, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture is hosting an online application portal on its hemp webpage…. Read More

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Men Sentenced for Shipping Marijuana Through Postal Service

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Department of Justice says two West Virginia men have been sentenced for participating in a distribution scheme that involved shipping about 400 kilograms of marijuana through the U.S. Postal Service from 2013 to 2018. A news release says 44-year-old James Waylon Molinaro was sentenced to 78 months in prison for possession with… Read More

Sen. Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) gives testimony for his bill, SB237, which removes the "duty to retreat" before using lethal force in self-defense.

“Stand Your Ground” Bill Gets First Hearing in Ohio Senate

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State lawmakers are considering a bill that would remove what’s known as the “duty to retreat” in public before shooting someone in self-defense, a law commonly referred to as the “Stand Your Ground” bill. At the heart of the debate is whether the law would increase or decrease safety. Sen. Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) told the Senate Government Oversight and Reform… Read More

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Men Alleging Sex Abuse by Ohio State Doc to Address Trustees

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Several of the 300-plus men alleging decades-old sexual misconduct by a team doctor are expected to address Ohio State trustees Thursday and urge the university to do more to take responsibility for what happened. The Board of Trustees agreed to hear from the men, as it did a year ago, but… Read More

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Community Feedback Sought on Proposed Ohio River Bridge

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials are asking for community feedback on a proposed Ohio River bridge connecting West Virginia and Ohio. News outlets report the bridge would be the final step in the long-anticipated Tri-State Outer Belt linking the two states and parts of Interstate 64. The KYOVA Interstate Planning Commission is asking for feedback… Read More

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to meet with people affected by the mass shooting in Dayton, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Watch: The Trump Impeachment Hearings – Day 5

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fiona Hill, former National Security Council senior director for Europe and Russia, will testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday, Nov. 21, in the impeachment probe into President Donald Trump. Hill told lawmakers in closed-door testimony last month that then-national security adviser John Bolton expressed concerns that the Trump administration was… Read More

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Episode 068 : Business ownership can end poverty, says entrepreneurship expert Steve Mariotti


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Social entrepreneur and celebrated teacher Steve Mariotti has written numerous guides for starting your own business. And he is well known for launching the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, which has provided 60 hours of business training for more than a million disadvantaged young people around the world. In today’s episode, Steve gets personal as he… Read More