breaking news

College student Mollie Tibbetts found dead, reports say


advertisement

advertisement


Latest from Jessica Wehrman

200 items
Results 21 - 40 of 200  Prev Next 
Congressman Jim Jordan accused of knowing about sex abuse at Ohio State, not reporting it
 Former athletes who wrestled for Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan when he served as an assistant coach at Ohio State University now say Jordan knew the team doctor at the time sexually abused athletes, but failed to report it. >> Read more trending news  Jordan, R-Urbana, founder of the ultra-conservative Freedom Caucus, has denied...

9:42 PM Tuesday, Jul. 03, 2018

Former athletes who wrestled for Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan when he served as an assistant coach at Ohio State University now say Jordan knew the team doctor at the time sexually abused athletes, but failed to report it. >> Read more trending news  Jordan, R-Urbana, founder of the ultra-conservative Freedom Caucus, has denied...
Congressman Jim Jordan knew about sex abuse at OSU, former wrestlers say
 Former athletes who wrestled for U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan when he served as an assistant coach at Ohio State now say he knew team doctor Richard Strauss sexually abused athletes but Jordan failed to report it. Jordan, R-Urbana, founder of the ultra-conservative Freedom Caucus, denies knowing anything about the allegations. Ian Fury, a spokesman...

3:16 PM Tuesday, Jul. 03, 2018

Former athletes who wrestled for U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan when he served as an assistant coach at Ohio State now say he knew team doctor Richard Strauss sexually abused athletes but Jordan failed to report it. Jordan, R-Urbana, founder of the ultra-conservative Freedom Caucus, denies knowing anything about the allegations. Ian Fury, a spokesman...
Some Ohio Democrats on ballot this year for Congress say Pelosi must go
 As Democrats gear up for what they hope is a fruitful midterm election season for their party, they’re also dealing with a one-two punch of turbulence within their own ranks. First, Democratic New York Rep. Joe Crowley, a well–liked establishment Democrat in a leadership position, suffered a shocking primary loss to newcomer Alexandria...

2:42 PM Sunday, Jul. 01, 2018

As Democrats gear up for what they hope is a fruitful midterm election season for their party, they’re also dealing with a one-two punch of turbulence within their own ranks. First, Democratic New York Rep. Joe Crowley, a well–liked establishment Democrat in a leadership position, suffered a shocking primary loss to newcomer Alexandria...
More than 1 million workers, retirees at risk of losing pensions, businesses tell Congress
 The pension crisis that threatens the retirement savings of 1.5 million Americans also poses the risk of driving the U.S. economy into a tailspin, a panel of witnesses told a congressional panel. >> Read more trending news  Witnesses from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and businesses, including UPS, told the Joint Select Committee...

3:03 AM Friday, Jun. 15, 2018

The pension crisis that threatens the retirement savings of 1.5 million Americans also poses the risk of driving the U.S. economy into a tailspin, a panel of witnesses told a congressional panel. >> Read more trending news  Witnesses from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and businesses, including UPS, told the Joint Select Committee...
Congress to tackle more than 30 opioid-related bills in coming days
 It’s full-throttle focus on the opioid epidemic on Capitol Hill this week, with the House and a key Senate panel voting on a wide range of legislative proposals aimed at stemming a crisis blamed for the deaths of more than 42,000 in 2016 alone. In the House, lawmakers plan to spend the next week and a half voting on 39 bills dealing...

6:38 PM Thursday, Jun. 14, 2018

It’s full-throttle focus on the opioid epidemic on Capitol Hill this week, with the House and a key Senate panel voting on a wide range of legislative proposals aimed at stemming a crisis blamed for the deaths of more than 42,000 in 2016 alone. In the House, lawmakers plan to spend the next week and a half voting on 39 bills dealing...
More than 150 pension plans may run out of money, businesses tell Congress
 The pension crisis that threatens the retirement savings of 1.5 million Americans, including 60,000 Ohioans, also poses the risk of driving the U.S. economy into a tailspin, a panel of witnesses told a congressional panel. Witnesses from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and businesses including UPS told the Joint Select Committee on the Solvency...

1:55 PM Thursday, Jun. 14, 2018

The pension crisis that threatens the retirement savings of 1.5 million Americans, including 60,000 Ohioans, also poses the risk of driving the U.S. economy into a tailspin, a panel of witnesses told a congressional panel. Witnesses from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and businesses including UPS told the Joint Select Committee on the Solvency...
5 reasons Ohioans should fear a trade war with Canada
 For decades, the prospect of a trade war with Canada has been an idea about as likely as a unicorn invasion. But tensions have flared between the historic allies, punctuated by a war of words over the weekend between President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. RELATED: Trump’s tweets slam Canada, Trudeau anew Ohio has...

6:33 PM Monday, Jun. 11, 2018

For decades, the prospect of a trade war with Canada has been an idea about as likely as a unicorn invasion. But tensions have flared between the historic allies, punctuated by a war of words over the weekend between President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. RELATED: Trump’s tweets slam Canada, Trudeau anew Ohio has...
Trade war with Canada could punish Ohio
 If a trade war erupts between the United States and Canada, Ohio is uniquely positioned to be a casualty. Canada accounts for about 38 percent of the state’s export market, with Ohio sending Canada nearly $19 billion worth of imports last year — everything from auto parts to furniture to soap. Mexico, Ohio’s second-largest...

10:00 AM Monday, Jun. 11, 2018

If a trade war erupts between the United States and Canada, Ohio is uniquely positioned to be a casualty. Canada accounts for about 38 percent of the state’s export market, with Ohio sending Canada nearly $19 billion worth of imports last year — everything from auto parts to furniture to soap. Mexico, Ohio’s second-largest...
Number of veterans injured from burn pits in Iraq, Afghanistan growing
 Susan Zeier of Sandusky had every reason to believe that when her son-in-law came home from Iraq after serving in 2006, that his war was over. In fact, it had just begun. In March 2017 her son-in-law, who she will not name to preserve his medical privacy, was diagnosed with Stage 4 non-small cell adenocarcinoma — a type of lung cancer...

6:23 PM Friday, Jun. 08, 2018

Susan Zeier of Sandusky had every reason to believe that when her son-in-law came home from Iraq after serving in 2006, that his war was over. In fact, it had just begun. In March 2017 her son-in-law, who she will not name to preserve his medical privacy, was diagnosed with Stage 4 non-small cell adenocarcinoma — a type of lung cancer...
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan makes fundraising trip to Dayton
 House Speaker Paul Ryan raised around $700,000 for House Republicans during a swing through Ohio, including a private event in the Dayton area today. Ryan was at an undisclosed private home today and had events near Cincinnati and Columbus. Republicans insisted the fundraisers in Dayton and Cincinnati were for House Republicans in general...

10:03 PM Thursday, May. 31, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan raised around $700,000 for House Republicans during a swing through Ohio, including a private event in the Dayton area today. Ryan was at an undisclosed private home today and had events near Cincinnati and Columbus. Republicans insisted the fundraisers in Dayton and Cincinnati were for House Republicans in general...
UPDATE: Local student doesn’t advance in National Spelling Bee
 NATIONAL HARBOR, MD. –Adith Joshua George, the 13-year-old Sidney eighth grader appearing in his second Scripps National Spelling Bee, is a confident speller, the valedictorian of his school and a science champion.  One thing he’s not, however?  A yokel. Joshua, as he is commonly known, correctly spelled that word in...

4:33 PM Wednesday, May. 30, 2018

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD. –Adith Joshua George, the 13-year-old Sidney eighth grader appearing in his second Scripps National Spelling Bee, is a confident speller, the valedictorian of his school and a science champion.  One thing he’s not, however?  A yokel. Joshua, as he is commonly known, correctly spelled that word in...
One area speller in, but one out in National Spelling Bee
 Adith Joshua George of Sidney correctly spelled storis — a mass of icebergs — while Madeline Thomas of Centerville fell victim to anonymuncule, which few people could define and probably fewer still can spell. Note: It’s a word describing an insignificant, anonymous author. And so it goes during the Scripps National Spelling...

2:52 PM Tuesday, May. 29, 2018

Adith Joshua George of Sidney correctly spelled storis — a mass of icebergs — while Madeline Thomas of Centerville fell victim to anonymuncule, which few people could define and probably fewer still can spell. Note: It’s a word describing an insignificant, anonymous author. And so it goes during the Scripps National Spelling...
Fight over internet rules grows more heated
 A Trump administration decision to roll back a 2015 Obama-era regulation has spurred a heated debate over how much power internet providers should have over a service used by the vast majority of Americans. The debate over “net neutrality,” a wonky, indecipherable Washington term, comes down to this: Should rules be reinstated...

10:00 AM Tuesday, May. 29, 2018

A Trump administration decision to roll back a 2015 Obama-era regulation has spurred a heated debate over how much power internet providers should have over a service used by the vast majority of Americans. The debate over “net neutrality,” a wonky, indecipherable Washington term, comes down to this: Should rules be reinstated...
Trump says N. Korea summit may be back on; Ohio lawmakers react
 President Donald Trump on Friday warmly welcomed North Korea’s promising response to his abrupt withdrawal from the potentially historic Singapore summit and said “we’re talking to them now” about putting it back on track. “Everybody plays games,” said Trump, who often boasts about his own negotiating tactics...

6:45 PM Friday, May. 25, 2018

President Donald Trump on Friday warmly welcomed North Korea’s promising response to his abrupt withdrawal from the potentially historic Singapore summit and said “we’re talking to them now” about putting it back on track. “Everybody plays games,” said Trump, who often boasts about his own negotiating tactics...
Thousands of military civilian jobs in Ohio at risk
 The U.S. House passed a defense spending bill Thursday that could impact nearly 6,000 civilian defense jobs in Columbus and 2,600 in Cleveland. The impact of the proposal on the Dayton region and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, meanwhile, would be negligible. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, said...

7:51 PM Thursday, May. 24, 2018

The U.S. House passed a defense spending bill Thursday that could impact nearly 6,000 civilian defense jobs in Columbus and 2,600 in Cleveland. The impact of the proposal on the Dayton region and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, meanwhile, would be negligible. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, said...
U.S. Senate votes to name federal courthouse in Dayton for Judge Rice
 The U.S. Senate passed a bill Thursday to name Dayton’s federal courthouse after Judge Walter H. Rice. The building at 200 W. Second Street has not had a name since it opened. Rice was appointed to the federal bench in June 1980 by President Jimmy Carter. He served as chief judge of the court from Oct. 13, 1996, to Oct. 12, 2003. &ldquo...

5:49 PM Thursday, May. 24, 2018

The U.S. Senate passed a bill Thursday to name Dayton’s federal courthouse after Judge Walter H. Rice. The building at 200 W. Second Street has not had a name since it opened. Rice was appointed to the federal bench in June 1980 by President Jimmy Carter. He served as chief judge of the court from Oct. 13, 1996, to Oct. 12, 2003. &ldquo...
U.S. Senate votes to expand health care options for veterans
 The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a VA Health bill Wednesday that would expand the private health care options for veterans, extending and streamlining the current VA Choice program and providing $5.2 billion for that program. Both Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman voted for the bill, which embraces increased flexibility, allowing veterans...

9:00 PM Wednesday, May. 23, 2018

The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a VA Health bill Wednesday that would expand the private health care options for veterans, extending and streamlining the current VA Choice program and providing $5.2 billion for that program. Both Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman voted for the bill, which embraces increased flexibility, allowing veterans...
Area Congressmen Jordan, Davidson won’t back farm bill
 Rep. Jim Jordan says he has no intention of voting for a farm bill until House Republicans have fulfilled campaign pledges to tackle immigration reform. “I ain’t going to vote for a farm bill until we figure out what we are going to do on immigration, plain and simple,” Jordan said during a press availability with House...

10:06 PM Tuesday, May. 22, 2018

Rep. Jim Jordan says he has no intention of voting for a farm bill until House Republicans have fulfilled campaign pledges to tackle immigration reform. “I ain’t going to vote for a farm bill until we figure out what we are going to do on immigration, plain and simple,” Jordan said during a press availability with House...
More than 100 tea party leaders push for Jim Jordan as speaker
 More than 100 Tea Party leaders have sent an open letter to Rep. Jim Jordan urging him to immediately declare himself a candidate for speaker. “You must take the lead,” read the letter, signed by Tea Party and ultra-conservative leaders including Ed Meese, who was attorney general for President Ronald Reagan, Jenny Beth Martin...

2:48 PM Tuesday, May. 22, 2018

More than 100 Tea Party leaders have sent an open letter to Rep. Jim Jordan urging him to immediately declare himself a candidate for speaker. “You must take the lead,” read the letter, signed by Tea Party and ultra-conservative leaders including Ed Meese, who was attorney general for President Ronald Reagan, Jenny Beth Martin...
Local Congressman Jim Jordan could become one of most powerful D.C. players
 With the 2018 midterm elections months away, experts are eyeing two scenarios for House Republicans: One: they lose the House majority. Two: They keep the majority, but it shrinks. For U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, the first scenario is a nightmare. The second could make him one of the most powerful people in Washington. Jordan, who saw his two endorsed...

10:00 AM Monday, May. 21, 2018

With the 2018 midterm elections months away, experts are eyeing two scenarios for House Republicans: One: they lose the House majority. Two: They keep the majority, but it shrinks. For U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, the first scenario is a nightmare. The second could make him one of the most powerful people in Washington. Jordan, who saw his two endorsed...
200 items
Results 21 - 40 of 200  Prev Next 

advertisement

advertisement