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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, seen here speaking during a news conference after a Senate Republican lunch meeting on June 7, 2022

McConnell says he’ll support a gun reform bill if it matches the proposed framework

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will support passing a bill that would reform gun laws if the text matches the framework proposed earlier this week. “I am comfortable with the framework and if the legislation ends up reflecting what the framework indicates, I will be supportive,” McConnell told reporters Tuesday. A… Read More

Gov. Mike DeWine at a press conference

DeWine signs $3.5B Ohio capital budget noting a key difference from past spending measures

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Gov. Mike DeWine, a Republican, has signed the $3.5 billion capital budget into law. Like previous capital budgets, this one includes money for improvements to public facilities and waterways but this one is different in one significant way. DeWine said the state normally issues bonds to cover many of the… Read More

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Celtic punk legends Flogging Molly remind Cincinnati of the positive power of punk with June 8 show

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Celtic punk legends Flogging Molly played Cincinnati’s Andrew J. Brady Music Center (25 Race St.) June 8 as part of their Flogging Molly and The Interrupters Summer 2022 Tour. Concertgoers braved tornados and torrential rain for the show, which ska-punk rockers The Interrupters couldn’t take part in after being taken out by a last minute… Read More

Witnesses swear in before a House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol hearing on Monday.

The Jan. 6 committee has postponed its Wednesday hearing and will next meet Thursday

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Updated June 14, 2022 at 12:58 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The third Jan. 6 committee hearing scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed to an as-yet unknown day, the panel said in a statement Tuesday. The committee’s release does not offer an explanation, but a source familiar said the move was a result of… Read More

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Implications of murder for the American justice system in “Who Killed Vincent Chin” on POV – June 20 at 10 pm


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POV Presents A Special Encore Presentation of the Academy Award-Nominated Documentary ‘Who Killed Vincent Chin?’ on Monday, June 20th, 2022   POV, now in its 35th year as America’s longest-running independent documentary series, presents a Special Encore Presentation of the gripping 1988 Academy Award® nominated film, Who Killed Vincent Chin?, by filmmakers Christine Choy and… Read More