From the daily archives: Friday, November 1, 2013

Reacting sharply to growing criticism that he heads the most secretive administration in Ohio history, Gov Kasich called a press conference at the Statehouse to denounce the critics as “stupid”.

Citing JobsOhio as an example, he said he saw no advantage in revealing to  West Virginia the details of how his buddy Mark Kvamme, the venture capitalist, and former head of the private public agency,  worked out a neat $50 million deal with Ohio State University that could  eventually lead to the hiring of six and possibly seven more assistant coaches for the Buckeyes’ football team.

The governor then left […]

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The race for Cincinnati’s school board is supposed to be non-partisan. But that hasn’t stopped area Democrats from endorsing candidates or some Republicans from spending money on the race.

There are nine candidates running for four seats on the school board this year.  The list includes Melanie Bates, Ericka Copeland-Dansby, Marcia Futel, Daniel Minera, Victoria Straughn, Martha Good, Elisa Hoffman, Sally O’Callaghan and Betsy Shank.   The Enquirer has profiles of each of the candidates, with links to their websites, available here.

The Hamilton County Democratic Party has endorsed four of the candidates: Bates, Futel, Shank and Minera.  Other […]

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