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Political scoreboard: Ramos 1, Trump Zee-ro

August 29, 2015 I am so tired of the media tap dance around Donald Trump. more »»

 
 
 
Ferry HOF shining light on greatness

August 29, 2015 I AM a big proponent of halls of fame. Individuals and/or teams that achieve greatness should be honored in class fashion. Halls of fame do just that. more »»

Black Lives Matter boos Washington mayor’s anti-crime plans

August 29, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The boos began as soon as Washington’s mayor said she was putting more police officers on the streets in neighborhoods affected by violent crime. more »»

Democratic Party lags in money before presidential year

August 28, 2015 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Democratic National Committee barely has more cash than it does IOUs, and it is being outraised month after month by its Republican competitor. more »»

Trump proposals risk deepening GOP rift on immigration

August 28, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has exposed anew the deep rift inside the Republican Party on immigration, a break between its past and the country’s future the party itself has said it must bridge... more »»

Walker says he would aggressively confront Islamic terrorism

August 28, 2015 COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker says the United States under his leadership would aggressively confront what he describes as “evil” and “radical Islamic terrorism. more »»

Talladega mayor loses re-election bid after assault

August 27, 2015 TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama mayor who had been re-elected in 2011 despite a federal conviction and recently was recovering from an assault lost a bid for a fifth term in office Tuesday. more »»

DoD manual allows journalists to be held as ‘belligerents’

August 27, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — New Defense Department guidelines allow commanders to punish journalists and treat them as “unprivileged belligerents” if they believe journalists are sympathizing or cooperating... more »»

Family feud? Obama caught between Clinton, Biden

August 26, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is the man in the middle, caught between the White House aspirations of two of his closest advisers: Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State... more »»

Ruling allows use of federal money to probe voting fraud

August 25, 2015 IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — States are free to use federal grant money intended to improve how elections are run in order to pay for criminal investigations of potential voter fraud, the U.S. more »»

Perry resumes paying some staffers, but loses Iowa chairman

August 25, 2015 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rick Perry’s presidential campaign said Monday it had started to again pay some staffers who lost their salaries earlier this month amid sluggish fundraising — but that... more »»

Columba Bush puts drug addiction fight among top priorities

August 25, 2015 MIAMI (AP) — The wife of Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says the highly personal fight she waged against drug addiction as Florida’s first lady would remain one of her top priorities i... more »»

Obama sheds summer curse, just in time for daunting fall

August 24, 2015 EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama may have finally shed his summer curse — just in time for a daunting fall. more »»

Clinton’s Iowa message for 2016 is less global, more local

August 24, 2015 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has gone hyperlocal in Iowa. more »»

Job seekers find help at the library

August 23, 2015 A lot of people think that a library is just for kids; story times, visiting with the class, a special trip with grandma. more »»

Football season on our door step

August 23, 2015 IT HAS been said that there are two times of year in the Ohio Valley -- football season and waiting for football season. Wait no longer. more »»

Autumn looming on Ohio Valley horizon

August 23, 2015 COUNTING TODAY there are just nine more days left in August and the fall season is on the horizon. You can see that the daylight hours are beginning to shrink. more »»

Biden nearing decision on White House run

August 23, 2015 Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Tucked away at his family home in Delaware, Vice President Joe Biden has been huddling with longtime aides and family members, evaluating what it would take t... more »»

Congressman Lou Stokes, warrior and friend

August 22, 2015 One of my most enduring memories of former Rep. Lou Stokes is from the fall of 2008, two days before the presidential electio. more »»

 
 

Belmont County Commissioners Meeting September 2, 2015

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