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GOP’s Josh Mandel Targets Act Barring Church Politicking

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel has created a faith outreach team whose first goal is repeal of a federal law prohibiting religious organizations and other charitable groups from backing political candidates. Mandel, Ohio’s state treasurer, says the 1954 Johnson Amendment is “overreaching.” With the outreach effort, Mandel joins President Donald… Read More

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Alexander School District Levy Fails, Athens City Council Set in May Primary

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ATHENS, OH —  Sixty-one percent of voters across portions of Athens, Meigs, and Vinton Counties rejected a levy proposal for the Alexander School District Tuesday. “The community has spoken,” Superintendent Lindy Douglas said. “So, we need to work within our budget that will be set.” The levy would have set a 1.5 percent earned income tax to generate… Read More