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The Confluence Cast: Ohio Capital Journal

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Ohio Capital Journal

How should news outlets negotiate the changing digital landscape? David Dewitt, the editor of the newly-launch Ohio Capital Journal, sat down to discuss their nonprofit news model, the importance of non-partisan news, how to deal with commenters, and more. Shownotes for this episode Connect with the Confluence Cast:Web | Patreon | iTunes | Facebook | Twitter

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New “Inspector General” Positions Could Root Out Corruption in Ohio County Governments

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal New “Inspector General” Positions Could Root Out Corruption in Ohio County Governments

By Tyler Buchanan Lawmakers are considering a plan to establish a county inspector general system in Ohio, with the hopes of rooting out corruption, theft and other administrative problems in local governments.  Ohio currently has a state inspector general’s office, which conducts investigations of state entities. House Bill 311, sponsored by Rep. Dave Greenspan, R-Westlake, would […]

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Ohio’s Problematic Track Record on LGBTQ+ Rights

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio’s Problematic Track Record on LGBTQ+ Rights

By Jocelyn Rosnick When most of us are little, we learn about the “Golden Rule.” This is the basic principle that you should treat others the way you’d like to be treated. This maxim is taught across different religions and cultures, and usually, it’s used to help children learn about empathy. Unfortunately, Ohio’s children are learning […]

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Ohio Bill Proposes $1,000 Tax Credit for Family Caregivers

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Bill Proposes $1,000 Tax Credit for Family Caregivers

By Jake Zuckerman Two lawmakers proposed legislation last Tuesday that could grant a $1,000 tax credit to reimburse expenses for Ohioans acting as caregivers for family members. Speaking to the House Ways and Means committee, Democratic state Reps. Allison Russo and Janine Boyd pitched their bill, which would allow these caregivers to claim a credit for […]

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Population Growth Slows in Ohio, Despite Gains in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Population Growth Slows in Ohio, Despite Gains in Columbus

The latest US Census data released at the end of 2019 reveals that the population growth in our country is slowing overall. Fewer births and more deaths have caused the national annual increase to dip below the one million mark for the first time in decades. While Ohio remains the seventh most populous state in […]

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The Confluence Cast: Governor Ted Strickland

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Governor Ted Strickland

Is Ohio woke enough? Why aren’t we a swing state anymore? What’s it going to take to turn things around before the 2020 election? These questions and more were addressed by former Governor Ted Strickland at a special live event at the Gateway Film Center. Shownotes for this episode Connect with the Confluence Cast:Web | Patreon | iTunes | Facebook | Twitter

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Interview: 98 Degrees

Grant Walters Grant Walters Interview: 98 Degrees

Ohio natives Jeff Timmons, Nick Lachey, Drew Lachey, and Justin Jeffre bring their hits home on Saturday night

Pop/R&B vocal group 98 Degrees is set for an Ohio homecoming on Saturday night as they bring their An Evening With 98 Degrees tour to Hollywood Casino Columbus. Members Jeff Timmons, Nick Lachey, Drew Lachey, and Justin Jeffre have achieved international success since the group’s formation in 1996, but all of them have roots firmly […]

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