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Unions urge Democrats to focus on kitchen table economics

Unions urge Democrats to focus on kitchen table economics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activist's dream. But some key labor leaders are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation.
The candidates are spending too much time talking about esoteric issue ... (full story)


Aging Holocaust survivors visit homes to recount memories

Aging Holocaust survivors visit homes to recount memories

COLUMBUS (AP) — Henry Fenichel apologized in advance for what he felt would be an incomplete presentation on how he survived the Holocaust.
Standing in the Clintonville living room of Mike White and Emia Oppenheim on April 4, Fenichel, 80, explained that he normally uses a PowerPoint presentation to help the audience better ... (full story)


Lawmakers propose House Bill 128 to go after solicitation

A pair of lawmakers in the Ohio House of Representatives are hoping to stanch the rising incidents of prostitution associated with the state's opioid crisis.
Reps. Adam Miller, D-Columbus, and Kyle Koehler, R-Springfield, recently made the case for their bipartisan legislation to strengthen penalties for soliciting prostitution ... (full story)


Ohio’s license Reinstatement Fee Amnesty Initiative

Often, a major barrier to employment is the lack of a driver’s license. And for individuals with a limited income and money owed on reinstatement fees to the BMV, it can be nearly impossible to have a valid driver’s license. Without a valid driver’s license, individuals are forced to choose between losing employmen ... (full story)


50 years on, friends still recall Ohioan's Vietnam death

50 years on, friends still recall Ohioan's Vietnam death

WAPAKONETA, Ohio (AP) — Fifty years will have passed this Saturday since Gary Detrick was killed by enemy fire in Vietnam.
He was 20 years old.
It is a date — April 13, 1969 — that has always stuck in the mind of Larry Elsass, a boyhood friend of Detrick. They grew up on the Auglaize County farmlands of West ... (full story)