Lucas County Commissioner Allegedly Cursed Out Trump Supporters Before Warren Campaign Event

  A pro-Trump group in Toledo, Ohio has accused Lucas County Commissioner Pete Gerken of cursing out Trump supporters before an appearance in the area by presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). The group, Toledoans for Trump, initially made the accusation on Facebook after hosting a “Trump Sign Wave” outside…

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Republicans Point Out How Elizabeth Warren Would Kill 300K Jobs in Ohio as She Pushes Radical Trade Policy During Toledo Visit

Elizabeth Warren talks while President Trump creates jobs, the Republican National Committee said in response to the Democratic presidential candidate’s remarks in Toledo on Monday.

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Ohio Budget Bill Aims to Invalidate Lake Erie Bill of Rights

  A provision in the recently passed Ohio budget could negate the Lake Erie Bill of Rights (LEBOR) and end the ability of citizens to file lawsuits on behalf of ecosystems. In February, voters in Toledo passed a citizen-led initiative to grant the Lake Erie Ecosystem, Lake Erie, and the Lake…

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Federal Judge Calls Motion to Have Lake Erie Named as Party in Lawsuit ‘Unusual’ and ‘Meritless’

  A federal judge in Ohio has dismissed a motion to name Lake Erie, a body of water, as a party in an ongoing lawsuit, calling the request “unusual” and “meritless.” As The Ohio Star previously reported, Toledo voters overwhelming approved of the controversial Lake Erie Bill of Rights in…

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Toledo Superintendent Who Makes $195K Annually Used School Funds for Personal Expenses, Audit Finds

  A report released Tuesday by Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber revealed that Toledo City School District Superintendent Dr. Romules Durant used school money for personal expenses. According to the report, Durant used the district’s money to make several “improper purchases,” including $32 for alcohol, $396 for gas, $71 for…

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Ohio Farmer Sues After Lake Erie Bill of Rights Easily Passes

Toledo voters overwhelmingly approved of the controversial Lake Erie Bill of Rights during a special election Tuesday night, but a local former has already filed a lawsuit against it. According to the Toledo Blade, voters approved of the referendum by a 61-39 margin. As The Ohio Star reported Tuesday, the…

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Toledo Ballot Proposition Would Extend Legal Rights of Constitution to Inanimate Body of Water

Voters in Toledo, Ohio went to the polls Tuesday to decide the fate of a “Lake Erie Bill of Rights” ballot proposition, which would extend the legal rights of the Ohio Constitution to an inanimate object. The referendum is the result of a years-long effort to clean up Lake Erie…

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February 13th: Concerned Parents and Grassroots Organization Call for School Choice in Response To Failing Public Schools in Ohio

On February 13th, the Citizens for Community Values will join with a group of concerned parents to hold a press conference, imploring the Ohio legislature to expand access to EDChoice Scholarships. Since 2005, EdChoice scholarships have existed been a statewide initiative that gives students the opportunity to receive scholarships to attend private…

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As US Economy Swells, Ohio Gets Left Behind

2018 was one of the best economic years for America in decades. The coup de grâce came in December with a jobs report that shattered the most generous expectations by more than double. 312,000 new jobs were added to the US economy. While unemployment rose slightly, this was primarily due to…

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