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In Ohio, thousands protest new hydrofracking laws

Thousands marched to the Ohio statehouse and held a People's Assembly to map a fight back against laws enacted by Republican Gov. John Kasich giving the fossil fuel industry a green light on hydrofracking..

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National student power conference set for August

"Young people are in the front ranks of people fighting against the corporate attacks on the 99 percent across our nation."

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Senate hearing targets Ohio voter suppression law

Filling a federal courtroom and adjacent overflow room, some 300 Cleveland area residents heard two hours of testimony on Ohio's new voter suppression law.

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Ohioans fight war on women

Chants of "women's rights, human rights!" and "Our bodies belong to us, not you!" echoed off the walls of the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus Apr. 28, as hundreds rallied.

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Kucinich falls to right-wing gerrymandering

The defeat of eight-term Congressman Dennis Kucinich in last week's Democratic primary was a huge disappointment to the voters of Cuyahoga County.

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Protesters slam Kasich for “selling out Ohio”

Protesters denounced huge tax giveaways to the rich and big business that the governor is paying for with cuts to education, mental health and city services.

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center may close doors

The Freedom Center may have to close its doors due to a lack of funding.

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Ohio says no to new fracking drilling permits

A victory was scored in the fight against hydraulic fracking in Ohio today when the state Department of Natural Resources announced a suspension of new drilling permits.

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Youngstown earthquake hearing reveals public anger, few answers

"This is a dog-and-pony show," said a dissatisfied resident, among hundreds at a public hearing to investigate the city's 4.0 earthquake on New Year's Eve.

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Ohioans confront misleading natural gas industry promises

The natural gas industry was promoting the environmentally destructive process known as fracking in the Buckeye State.

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