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Political Megatrends for Ohio: 2018 and Beyond

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Political Megatrends for Ohio: 2018 and Beyond

Neil Newhouse, partner, Public Opinion Strategies and Kyle Kondik, managing editor, Sabato Crystal Ball converse as they explore the political future of Ohio. Sponsored by: Hannah News Service * Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Vegetarian Entree: Pasta with Peas and Carrots and Lemon Sauce Regular Entre: Country Fried Chicken and Gravy, Cheddar Grits, Roasted Carrot All: […]

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Dogs May Soon be Legal on Restaurant Patios in Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dogs May Soon be Legal on Restaurant Patios in Ohio

While you may already occasionally see dogs present on restaurant patios — and some businesses even advertise their patios as “dog friendly” — the practice is technically illegal in the State of Ohio. That could change if House Bill 263 continues to see approval through the Ohio Statehouse. The bill, introduced by State Representative Laura Lanese […]

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Registration Deadline is Today to Vote in May Primary Election

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Registration Deadline is Today to Vote in May Primary Election

Those who are looking to vote in the primary election on May 8, 2018 have until the end of Monday, April 9 to register to vote. Those registering must be a U.S. citizen, an Ohio citizen for at least 30 days before the election, and at least 18 years old on or before May 8. […]

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Can Medical Marijuana Help Combat Ohio’s Opioid Crisis?

Travis Irvine Travis Irvine Can Medical Marijuana Help Combat Ohio’s Opioid Crisis?

As medical marijuana becomes a talking point of Ohio’s 2018 election season, some candidates are questioning whether or not our soon-to-be-launched program will help fight the state’s opioid crisis, and if Ohio should go the way of full marijuana legalization. In 2016, the state legislature also considered the possibilities of what the new medical marijuana […]

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Scenes From March for Our Lives Columbus

Anne Evans Anne Evans Scenes From March for Our Lives Columbus

March for Our Lives movements are happening throughout the country today. Thousands of people participated in the March For Our Lives in Downtown Columbus. A rally began at West Bank Park at 10am, then participants marched to the Ohio Statehouse. Marches have been organized by students and survivors of gun violence. “As a child of […]

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Local Organizations Say Increased Discipline and Police Presence in Schools Could Do More Harm

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Local Organizations Say Increased Discipline and Police Presence in Schools Could Do More Harm

Today, on the month anniversary of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida that took 17 lives, local organizations are gathering at the Ohio Statehouse for a press conference and vigil to raise awareness of currently pending state legislation. Students with the Voices of the Unheard, as well as the People’s Justice Project (PJP) and the […]

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Lawsuit Filed to Keep The Crew in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lawsuit Filed to Keep The Crew in Columbus

Yesterday, the State of Ohio and City of Columbus jointly filed a lawsuit against Precourt Sports Ventures (the owner of the Columbus Crew SC) and Major League Soccer (MLS) as a preventative measure to keep the team from relocating to Austin. “Today I have filed a lawsuit in Franklin County to try to #SaveTheCrew and keep the […]

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ALL THINGS BRUNCH FEST 2018!

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The biggest brunch festival in Columbus returns! Join us on Friday, April 20th for the ALL THINGS BRUNCH Festival and taste your way through the best sweet and savory brunch menus that Columbus has to offer! Limited tickets are available and are likely to sell out in advance:

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