On October 19th, Honor Flight Columbus loaded more than 200 veterans aboard two planes destined for Washington D.C. It was an extra special celebration – the 100th mission. Susan Barr, a nurse who has been working with Honor Flight nationally since 2006 and co-founded the Columbus Honor Flight told The Ohio Star, “To date, over 230, 000 Veterans have been able to make this trip from all over the United States.”Read More
The Ohio Senate Finance Committee held its sixth hearing this week on legislation that would legalize gambling on professional and collegiate sports, but did not vote on whether to advance the proposal.Read More
British intelligence told the FBI that dossier author Christopher Steele sometimes showed questionable judgment regarding investigative targets, according to a report that could preview some of the findings in a highly anticipated Justice Department watchdog report of FBI surveillance against the Trump campaign.Read More
San Francisco’s blacklisting of 22 states with pro-life laws is only a “PR tactic” that indicates growing desperation within the abortion industry, the head of an activist group based in the city says.Read More
The Arena District hosted the Columbus Hard Cider and Doughnut Fest on Saturday. The gathering was organized by Wicked Events, a business which plans celebrations nationwide. Hundreds of people, mostly millennials with a few dozen older folks mixed in, filled the streets and the four venues.Read More
The United States had a population of 1.5 million post-secondary faculty members in the fall of 2016.
This ivory tower army produces volumes of written material so lofty that it’s rarely read by anyone. The content that is read can be hard for everyday Americans to take seriously, for with 10.4 registered Democrats for every registered Republican, the political bias is strong amongst professors.Read More
Energy and mineral development on lands managed by the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) in Nevada contributed nearly $3.8 billion in added value to the state’s economy last year, according to a department report.Read More
Have you noticed an uptick in the appearance of a specific talking point from the political and military elite about President Trump’s recent drawdown in northern Syria? It goes something like this: Yes, the president was in a tight spot in Syria – caught between Turkey, a NATO ally, and the Kurds, who we were allied with against ISIS. But the president was wrong to pull U.S. forces out of northern Syria the way he did. Very often, these detractors say the president ordered the precipitous drawdown of U.S. forces in Syria without “consulting the Pentagon.”Read More
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday defended his claim that President Donald Trump did not withhold nearly $400 million in military aid to Ukraine in order to get Kyiv to undertake investigations of Democratic rivals and the 2016 election.Read More
Blame for a rising backlog of immigration asylum claims at the southern border belongs with a dysfunctional system in which immigration judges don’t have the power to toss out meritless and fraudulent claims, a panel of experts said this week.Read More
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union on Saturday requesting a Brexit delay and a separate note saying that he did not want an extension, a British government source said.Read More
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