From the daily archives: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Democratic Ohio governor candidate Betty Sutton on Monday sent a letter to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, a Republican candidate for governor, critical of his failure to hold accountable a pipeline company he’s invested in.

Sutton’s letter urged DeWine to “do his job” and hold Rover Pipeline, LLC and its parent Energy Transfer Partners, accountable for the damage it has inflicted upon Ohio after the company racked up millions in fines for violations related to the spilling of over 2 million gallons of drilling fluid into state wetlands.

Sutton urged DeWine to recover the $2.3 million in fines that Rover […]

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ATHENS – Two Democrats are vying to take on Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers in Ohio’s 15th Congressional District next year. Both spoke out against the incumbent at the Athens County Democratic Party dinner last Wednesday night.

In the U.S. Congress, Stivers represents a far-flung district stretches from Athens and Morgan counties in the east across the state to Clinton and Madison counties in western Ohio, and claws back in and around western Franklin County, including Stivers’ Upper Arlington home.

In the Democratic primary for the nomination to face Stivers in 2018 are Rob Jarvis of Nelsonville, a high-school government teacher, […]

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In the present thoroughly undiplomatic era, a toxic time marked by personal insults and escalating rhetoric exchanged between two petulant leaders of countries equipped with nuclear weapons, how secure can we feel as a nation?

That question was in the minds of an audience gathered at Otterbein University in Westerville to hear two experts discuss the implications of the explosive epithets traveling between Washington and Pyongyang and the heightened tensions that accompany the current war of words engulfing both capitals.

National Security in the Age of Trump was the title of the panel discussion on October 15 sponsored by Indivisible: […]

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