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Looking at Issue 1, Marsy’s Law

What is Ohio Issue 1? Named the Crime Victim Rights Initiative, it repeals and replaces the language of a current amendment in the Ohio Constitution. It “requires that the rights of victims be protected as vigorously as the rights of the accused.” Background: In 1983, Marsy Nicholas was murdered by…...

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Meet the 2017 Dayton School Board Candidates

Schoolboard members make decisions that influence the choice of curriculum, textbooks, student transportation and budgets for your local schools. Even if you don’t have school-age children, a good school district can raise your property values and provide a better climate for job-creation. Learning more about the candidates running for your…...

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Why Graham-Cassidy bill is worse than the other two bills

THIRD ATTEMPT IS EVEN WORSE THAN THE OTHERS What’s up with the Graham-Cassidy bill that has been so much in the headlines? When two previous bills to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act failed to pass in Congress earlier this year, one would expect a third attempt to perhaps…...

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An Outsider’s View of Issue 2

Intro Ohio Issue 2 (which is on the Nov 7, 2017 ballot) is a confusing and controversial issue, mostly because the ‘for’ and ‘against’ sides state similar goals of reducing health care costs, but also because we are at the whim of two extremely large and rich organizations who are…...

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Taxpayers are being gouged. Issue 2 can stop it.

I’m Mathias, the Dayton Area Outreach Coordinator for the Yes on Issue 2 campaign. If you think it’s time that somebody did something to reign in the excessive profits of greedy drug companies and hold them accountable, you must vote YES on Issue 2. First off, it’s important to know…...

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Hate is Not a Dayton Value

Daytonians unite to demonstrate that “Hate is not a Dayton value” An eyewitness account On Sunday, August 13, 2017, hundreds of Daytonians gathered at Courthouse Square to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia and to show that “Hate is not a Dayton Value.” Organized in less than 24 hours, Dayton…...

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