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  • August 22, 2020

    — by Michael Harrington
    SANDUSKY — President Donald Trump continues to deride the legitimacy of mail-in voting, but Ohio's senators and representatives, Republicans and Democrats, have faith in the system.Millions of Americans mail in their ballots each year, and with the COVID-19 pandemic requiring many people to stay at home, experts expect the number will only increase... Read More
  • August 18, 2020

    — by Sabrina Eaton
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Under fire for making service changes that critics alleged could undermine mail-in balloting in November’s election, U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy on Tuesday announced that he’ll delay any changes until the election is over. A statement from DeJoy said he’ll expand a task force on election mail to “help ensure... Read More
  • August 24, 2016

    Paramedics don't have adequate resources to help heroin overdose victims. That from Ohio Senator, Sherrod Brown, joined by Dr. Teresa Long, Columbus Health Commissioner, and other Columbus city leaders, at a press conference Tuesday. "It shouldn't be easier for Ohioans to get opioids than it is for first responders to get these life-saving drugs,"... Read More
  • January 05, 2016

    — by Randy Ludlow
    Congress must step up and provide more money to help communities such as Columbus better detect and respond to San Bernardino-style terrorist attacks, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said today. “We need to ensure that those on the frontlines protecting us have the tools they need to respond to threats and keep Americans safe and secure,” Brown... Read More
  • July 18, 2014

    — by Tom Jackson
    Measures to significantly reform the National Security Agency have the support of Ohio's senators. Both Sens. Sherrod Brown (D) and Rob Portman (R) said they favor reform of the spy agency, which has been criticized for collecting information on millions of Americans. Criticism of the NSA stemmed from last year's revelation, leaked by former agency... Read More
  • July 16, 2014

    — by Breaking News Staff
    OSGOOD, Darke County —  The Osgood Community Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded $18,715 for operations and safety through a competitive federal grant program. The award is part of the round 13 competitive Fiscal Year 2013 Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program, administered through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's... Read More
  • July 09, 2014

    — by Matt Lucas
    The Stockdale Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded $49,400 in federal funding by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced on July 2 that the federal resources have been awarded for operations and... Read More