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Associations representing Ohio's superintendents, school treasurers, and school board members push their support for the House voucher plan at the Ohio Statehouse.

School Officials Back Ohio House Voucher Plan

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Ohio’s major school associations representing superintendents, school treasurers, and school board members are backing the House plan to phase-out the voucher program known as EdChoice. The Ohio House passed legislation that would grant vouchers based on a family’s income instead of basing vouchers off of a school building’s academic performance. There are 1,227 public school buildings set to be… Read More

Nelsonville, Ohio

Prosecutor: Others Could Be Implicated in Nelsonville Mismanagement Case

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ATHENS, Ohio — An investigation into financial mismanagement in Nelsonville may not end at the indictment of a deputy auditor, according to the Athens County Prosecutor. Stephanie Wilson, of Stewart, is reportedly cooperating with investigators as they dig deeper into the city’s practices. “I’m not sure whether other people will be criminally charged for it,” Athens… Read More

Federal Hocking Lady Lancers

Lady Lancers Build Early Lead, Defeat Lynchburg-Clay

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EASTERN VALLEY, Ohio- The Federal Hocking Lancers and the Lynchburg-Clay Lady Mustangs faced off in the first round of the Division III playoffs. Both teams fought from beginning to end with hopes to continue their season, but the Lady Lancers managed to win this one, 52-47. The player of the night was Paige Tolson who… Read More

Meigs Lady Marauders Athens Lady Bulldogs

Lady Bulldogs Knock off Meigs; Pick Up First Tournament Win Since 2015

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It was the same teams, same stakes, just 365 days later when the Athens Lady Bulldogs met the Meigs Lady Marauders in the first round of the playoffs Monday night. These two teams met in the same round of the postseason a year ago, and Meigs took down Athens handily 54-27. The story would be… Read More

Alexander Lady Spartans Fight Their Way into Sectional Finals

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JACKSON, Ohio– The name of the game for Alexander was tempo. Turnovers were pivotal to fast break opportunities which helped the Lady Spartans run away with the victory against the Portsmouth Lady Trojans, 55-24 in the Sectional Semi-Finals of the OHSAA State Tournament. The game was slow paced through the first two periods, Kara Meeks… Read More

Michelle Wilcox, Ohio Assn. Of Election Officials

Focusing on Cybersecurity in Campaigns and Elections

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Voting rights advocates, computer security experts and some county elections officials gathered at the Ohio Statehouse for in a cybersecurity initiative. And some say they feel like they have the information they need to protect Ohio’s upcoming primary. Franklin County Board of Elections Deputy Director David Payne says he’s not worried so much about the election… Read More

President Donald Trump greets people after delivering his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020.

WATCH: What Trump’s Proposed 2021 Budget Says About His Policy Priorities

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President Trump unveiled a $4.8 trillion budget proposal for the 2021 fiscal year on Monday. His plan includes cuts to Medicaid and other social safety net programs, as well as an increase in funding for the Department of Homeland Security. Yamiche Alcindor joins Amna Nawaz to discuss how the president’s “wish list” illustrates his continued… Read More