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Tariff Talk Weighs Heavily On Ohio's Farm Science Review

In the middle of a corn field, pathways with names like "beef," "swine" and "wool" stretch off into the distance, lined with tents hocking everything from new gadgets to heavy machinery. The Farm Science Review has a county fair type atmosphere, but it emphasizes education. Farmers usually show up with questions about best practices for pesticides or to shop around for new equipment. But this year, talk of tariffs mixes with tractors.

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Cleveland’s 10th Sustainability Summit opened Thursday with the release of the city’s latest plan to deal with climate change.

As part of the city’s goal to reduce greenhouse gases, Cleveland’s Chief of Sustainability Matt Gray announced the city’s goal to reach 100 percent clean renewable energy by 2050.

“When we say that, that’s everything,” Gray said. “That’s what residents are using, that’s what businesses are using – industry, government, the whole city.”

Dominic Paretti
Columbus City Schools

A Columbus City School Board and legislative aide in the Ohio House has resigned after sexual harassment complaints that were filed against him by two female co-workers at the statehouse.

Ohio Governor John Kasich
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Gov. John Kasich says the state’s crackdown on prescription opioids is making headway in the fight against drug deaths but he says there’s more that needs to be done.

The Cleveland Browns made a rare visit to the win column Thursday night, ending a streak of frustration and futility by beating another NFL team for the first time since Christmas Eve 2016. The win set off celebrations – including a promotion campaign that had offered free beer if the team won a game in 2018.

Columbus City Schools District Office.
Nick Evans

The Columbus City School Board has selected Talisa Dixon to be its next superintendent.

Matt Rourke / Associated Press

Infant mortality rates in Franklin County have declined slightly in recent years, but community and health leaders say more attention to the problem could bring better outcomes, especially for black children.

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In the middle of a corn field, pathways with names like "beef," "swine" and "wool" stretch off into the distance, lined with tents hocking everything from new gadgets to heavy machinery. The Farm Science Review has a county fair type atmosphere, but it emphasizes education.

Farmers usually show up with questions about best practices for pesticides or to shop around for new equipment. But this year, talk of tariffs mixes with tractors.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich
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Gov. John Kasich says he’ll do what many of his fellow Republicans say they’ll do this fall when it comes to the statewide ballot issue that would change criminal sentencing to prefer treatment over prison time.

eBay is back in Akron.  In January the international web marketplace chose the Rubber City to roll out its “Retail Revival” internet-storefront training program.  Thursday the company returned to introduce a new service called eBay@Home.

Mike DeWine and Richard Cordray
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In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU Public Media, Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss the contentious debate between gubernatorial candidates Mike DeWine and Richard Cordray.

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