Remembering Labor Day’s forgotten workers

By   /  September 1, 2014  /  Commentary, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Monday is Labor Day and if your town is anything like mine, it will be celebrated with a parade of union members marching and driving their vehicles – many of them public ones, like fire engines and dump trucks.

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Nothing says ‘I love you Burger King’ like a boycott

By   /  August 27, 2014  /  Commentary, Ohio  /  No Comments

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U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown wants to boycott Burger King – and he wants you to do so as well.

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Your $100 goes further in Ohio

By   /  August 26, 2014  /  News, Ohio, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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Your $100 goes further in Ohio than in 42 other states, according to a new map from the Tax Foundation.

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Special elections waste taxpayer money, Ohio legislators say

By   /  August 21, 2014  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

CAMPAIGN CASH: Virginia's statewide races have a few funny — at least funny sounding — expenditures.

Seven school issues on the August ballot cost Ohio taxpayers an estimated $84,000, and they said no to six of them, including two that suffered their fourth defeats.

That’s a waste, two members of the General Assembly say, which is why they want to eliminate special elections in February and August.

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The Toledo water crisis that wasn’t

By   /  August 15, 2014  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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At 6:45 a.m. on Saturday, August 2, Doug Haynam was awakened by a phone call from his son. That’s how Haynam, a Sylvania city councilman, learned the water supplied to him and 500,000 other people across northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan was contaminated and that he shouldn’t drink it, touch it or boil it. But by 9:30 a.m., Haynam was convinced that the water was fine to drink and there was water crisis.

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Ohio governor plans another $1 billion workers’ comp rebate

By   /  August 14, 2014  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich announced a plan Wednesday to refund another $1 billion in workers’ compensation premiums.

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