Pike County Sheriff Indicted on 16 Charges, Pleads Not Guilty

  The Ohio Auditor of State‘s office has been investigating Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader. Late last month a grand jury in Pike County handed down 16 charges against the Sheriff. Auditor of State Keith Faber made this statement: “This has been a long and intensive investigation with unfortunate and…

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Conservative Grad Kathryn Hinderaker Shares Her Story: ‘I’ve Spent the Last Four Years Defending Myself’

by Kathryn Hinderaker   I just graduated from St. Olaf College after receiving an education I didn’t expect. That’s because as a conservative at my small, Minnesota-based liberal arts institution, I’ve spent the last four years defending myself against personal and political attacks from professors and peers alike. The most…

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Steve Bannon Thinks the Hong Kong Protests Are the Most ‘Important’ World Event Currently Occurring

  Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon believes the Hong Kong protests are the most “important event” happening in the world right now. “It’s monumentally important. Number one, remember the whole world has bought into this lie that the Chinese people are not ready for democracy, that the Chinese…

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Department of Commerce Awards $600,000 to Help Northeast Ohio Address Economic Downturn

  The U.S. Department of Commerce recently announced a $600,000 investment to help Northeast Ohio address the economic downturn in the region caused by the closure of the General Motors Lordstown facility and the decline in the coal economy. In a press release, the DOC said its Economic Development Administration…

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Biden Comes Out Against Decriminalization of the Border

by Jason Hopkins   Former Vice President Joe Biden took a centrist position on a major immigration issue, coming out strongly against the decriminalization of illegal immigration. “No, I don’t,” Biden said when asked by CNN’s Chris Cuomo if crossing the U.S. border illegally should no longer be a criminal…

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Ohio Cities That Use Traffic Cameras for Tickets Will Be Financially Punished Starting This Month

by Tyler Arnold   Starting this month, any local government that uses traffic cameras to issue tickets will be financially punished by the state. To discourage localities from using these cameras as a means to generate revenue, state government will remove all financial incentives for using them. The state will…

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June Jobs Report: 224,000 Jobs Added, Unemployment At 3.7 Percent

by Mary Margaret Olohan   The U.S. economy added 224,000 jobs in June, while the unemployment rate slightly increased to 3.7 percent, according to Department of Labor data released Friday. 224,000 jobs were added in June, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report, about double the number economists predicted.…

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The Economic History of the Picnic

by Alexandra Hudson   This week, Americans across the country and beyond prepare to celebrate the 243rd anniversary of America’s Declaration of Independence from Great Britain. Some are hosting large parties with fireworks. Others are organizing more intimate barbecues with neighbors, family, and friends. Still others are curating menus for…

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Chuck Schumer Calls for CBP Chief to Resign Before He’s Even Started the Job

by Jason Hopkins   Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called on “Acting CBP Commissioner Morgan” to be fired from his position, but Mark Morgan is not yet leading the agency. “Schumer Calls For Acting CBP Commissioner Morgan And Other Top Leadership At Agency To Be Fired And For New, Untainted…

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