I believe! I believe we will win! I believe we will win!
It's a catchy chant, but it is certainly neither the first nor the last. Football chants, or soccer chants for Americans, have been a fixture of the sport at least since Sir Elgar's tribute to the Wolverhampton Wanderers in 1898. Since the American National Women's Team has now progressed to the finals for the World Cup, it might be a fitting time to explore music and football, er... I mean soccer.
Local leaders of the African Methodist Episcopal Churches in Columbus went to New Orleans this week for an international church meeting. The recent killings of nine church members at Emanuel A.M.E. church in South Carolina are drawing lots of conversation, as well as the church fires. Most agree though that they won't be overhauling security procedures.
The Ohio Attorney General’s Office says it’s awarding a $300,000 grant to the group Athletes In Action. The Xenia-based organization is an off-shoot of Campus Crusade for Christ. The Ohio ACLU says attorney general Mike DeWine is walking a fine line.
A campaign to legalize marijuana for medicinal and recreational use in Ohio began delivering hundreds of thousands of petition signatures in its effort to get the issue before voters.
Organizers for ResponsibleOhio said Tuesday they were submitting more than 695,000 signatures to Secretary of State Jon Husted. That's more than the roughly 306,000 needed to qualify for November's ballot.