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National outrage: Akron mother jailed for putting kids in suburban school

The case of Kelley Williams-Bolar, an African American resident of Akron, Ohio, highlights the ongoing problems of racism and segregation in our country.

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Ohio rallies show surging anger over cuts

Militant rallies in Columbus and Cincinnati on Friday voiced mounting anger at threats by Republican Gov. John Kasich to slash jobs, services and union rights.

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Kasich declares war on workers

Ohio's Republican Governor-elect John Kasich declared war on all public employees and workers employed under state contracts - a full month before taking office.

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Sparks fly at Ohio Senate debate

Fisher blasted Portman as a tool of Wall Street and a "rubber stamp" for those seeking to return to the "casino" policies that caused the economic crisis.

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Ted Strickland blasts GOP “monkey business” opponent

Blasting his GOP opponent as someone who "only cares about Wall St.," the Ohio governor rallied labor supporters to mobilize for the November elections.

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In rural Ashtabula, Ohio, rally calls for GOP defeat

ASHTABULA, Ohio -- Labor, civil rights, family farm and community allies rallied here Aug. 21 to kick off the campaign to elect Democrats in November.

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Corporate agribusiness threatens Ohio’s lakes

Ohio lakes are full of algae blooms, which pose a serious environmental and public health crisis.

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Ohio’s Fisher slams Senate opponent on jobs

In a blistering attack, Ohio Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate said Rob Portman, his Republican opponent, had "sold out American workers."

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Senator presses $100 billion jobs bill

CLEVELAND - At a packed press conference and rally, Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, announced he will introduce a $100 billion jobs bill when the Senate reconvenes next week.

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Radio station sparks furor over “chasing aliens” contest

Immigrant rights groups are demanding that a talk-radio station in Columbus, Ohio, apologize for promoting a contest last week that dehumanizes immigrants.

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