This week at progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Let me know via comments or Kosmail if you have a favorite state- or city-based blog you think I should be watching. Show More Summary
Research from North Carolina State University and Ohio University finds that having an "alcohol identity" puts college students at greater risk of having drinking problems - and that posting about alcohol use on social media sites is actually a stronger predictor of alcohol problems than having a drink. read more
Release: “Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s statement that the ACLU supported the elimination of Golden Week could not be further from the truth,” said ACLU of Ohio Senior Policy Director Mike Brickner. “The ACLU has always strongly opposed the … Continue reading ?
Ohio State has taken a more national approach with its recruiting under Urban Meyer, and as the 2017 cycle nears the critical summer season, it's clear that the coaching staff is trying to raid the talent-rich state of Texas. It started in early March when the Buckeyes secured a commitment from 4-star all-purpose back J.K. Show More Summary
Good news and bad news for Hillary Clinton. Democratic Strategist Steve McMahon, fmr. Ohio State Senator Nina Turner, and Washington Post Deputy Editorial...
The state of Ohio filed a federal court appeal on Thursday seeking to restore a Republican-backed limit on early voting and accelerated voter-registration measures that were seen by civil rights groups as boosting minority turnout. U.S. District Judge Michael Watson in Columbus ruled on Tuesday...
Donald Trump promises to rewrite the electoral map. He presents himself as the friend of the white, working-class man. He insists he’ll win in places such as Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and other states Republicans have not won in years — in decades in some places. There are three problems with this. First, just as Trump thinks […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mike DeWine, the state attorney general and a former U.S. senator, confirmed Thursday what political prognosticators have reported for months: The 69-year-old Republican shared his less-than-secret plans with aShow More Summary
Stroke rehabilitation can be a monotonous and uninspiring experience, resulting in many patients recovering not as well as they could. Today on this very page we’ll be hosting a hangout with researchers from Ohio State Wexner Medical...Show More Summary
Another strong group of running backs make their case for this year’s Heisman Trophy. J.T. Barrett, QB, Ohio State Buzz: After a record-setting season in which he won Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, Barrett saw his numbers dramatically dip last season as Ohio State juggled with a two-quarterback...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A medical marijuana legalization bill has been sent to Ohio Gov. John Kasich in an effort by state lawmakers to offset support for a proposed fall ballot measure. The measure cleared the Ohio Senate by just three votes, and the House followed by OK’ing Senate changes 67-28. The proposal, which Kasich […]
Labor groups have released an ad reminding voters of Ohio Sen. Rob Portman's long history of working to privatize Social Security—a claim his spokesperson, Michwan Rich, is adamantly denying: She also stated that Portman has "never voted...Show More Summary
Shoulder and arm pain come with the territory for some athletes and certain occupations like hair stylists, mechanics, even office workers. However, experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center say the pain and tingling could stem from a more serious condition called thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS).
The Big Ten is one of the best conferences for men's college basketball on an annual basis, and we can thank great coaches like Michigan State's Tom Izzo and Ohio State's Thad Matta for that. Power ranking the coaches in the Big Ten was no easy task. Show More Summary
Few coaches and programs can recruit at the consistently high level that Urban Meyer has reached at Ohio State, and with five consecutive top-seven recruiting classes, there's blue chip talent at every level of the Buckeyes depth chart. That...Show More Summary
Anyone who has tried to clear ivy from the side of their house will know the climber is almost impossible to unstick. A team at Ohio State University has studied the tiny particles giving ivy its vice-like grip, with a view to creating...Show More Summary
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A law trimming early voting in Ohio is unconstitutional and cannot be enforced, a federal judge ruled Tuesday in a case involving a series Republican-backed voting changes in the presidential battleground state...
An Ohio judge ruled Tuesday that Republican efforts to curtail the state's so-called "Golden Week"—a week that included the ability to register and vote at the same location—violated the Constitution and federal voting laws. In the 120-page opinion, Judge Michael H. Show More Summary
A spokesman for Ohio's attorney general says the state will appeal a judge's ruling that a law trimming early voting is unconstitutional. On Tuesday, a federal judge sided with Democrats on that claim but ruled in the state's favor on...Show More Summary
Even a Bush-appointed judge thinks Ohio Republicans went too far in imposing voting restrictions on the state's voters.