Attempt To Block Ohio Green-energy Bill Rejected

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has rejected an attempt to block passage of a contentious bill delaying phase-in of Ohio’s renewable energy targets for two years. Democratic state Rep. Nickie Antonio, of Lakewood, was voted down 38-54 in her request to re-refer the...

Administration Announces US Manufacturing Regions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Wednesday named 12 regions of the country that will receive special attention under a new federal program designed to help make them more attractive to manufacturing companies looking for a place to set up operations, provide a boost...

SW Ohio Among 12 Named ‘Manufacturing Communities’

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati-Dayton aerospace corridor including northern Kentucky has been chosen among 12 initial “Manufacturing Communities” in an effort by President Barack Obama’s administration to support long-term economic development. The Commerce...
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Editorial: Egypt’s military ruler suffers an embarrassment at the polls

EGYPT’S PRESIDENTIAL election has turned out to be considerably more revealing of national sentiment than might have been expected. Despite increasingly desperate measures by authorities, including the extension of polling from two days to three and threats to fine anyone...

Editorial: Jill Ortman-Fouse for Montgomery County school board

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Will: The Obama economy offers bad news for millennials

It is said that the problem with the younger generation — any younger generation — is that it has not read the minutes of the last meeting. Barack Obama, forever young, has convenient memory loss: It serves his ideology. His amnesia concerning the policies that produced the...

Milbank: Ben Carson, doctor of division

Neurosurgeon-turned-conservative icon Ben Carson said in a visit to the capital Wednesday that God’s plan for him is to teach Americans that “our strength is in our unity and we need to stop fighting each other.” What a noble sentiment! And how much nobler it would be if...

Texas: Can’t tie water contamination to drilling

HOUSTON (AP) — The amount of explosive gas tainting a North Texas neighborhood’s water supply has increased in recent years, but the state’s oil and gas regulator says it can’t link the methane to drilling activity nearby, according to a report it...
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Tiger Woods withdraws from US Open

AP Photo/JULIE JACOBSON DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods withdrew from the U.S. Open on Wednesday as he recovers from back surgery that has kept him out of golf for nearly three months. It will be the second U.S. Open, and sixth major, he has missed because of injury over...

Lane: Michael Kinsley was right about government secrets

Any freedom, no matter how precious, is subject to abuse. Liberty minus the rule of law equals anarchy. Unless tempered by “a little practical wisdom,” Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson famously warned in 1949, the Bill of Rights might become “a suicide pact.” That is why...