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The National weighs in on politics, the election and Ohio

Nov 1, 2012
Reporter Krissy Clark sits down with the lead singer of The National to see how a 'non-political' band makes music in an election year.

Chevron-powered super PAC helps Ohio Congressman

Oct 29, 2012
An Ohio seat for U.S. House of Representatives is targeted by conservative super PAC that received $2.5 million from Chevron.

The real energy gusher produced by Ohio fracking: Oil

Oct 22, 2012
The presidential campaign talks a lot about coal in Ohio, but the fossil fuel of the moment is oil. Fracking has made possible a second oil boom, more than a century after the state's first one.

Ohio governor considers privatizing state turnpike

Oct 15, 2012
An expensive turnpike study by KPMG was expected to be presented at a regular Ohio Turnpike Commission meeting today. But it didn't happen. So, speculation continues about Gov. John Kasich's proposal to sell or lease the Ohio Turnpike to investors.

In Ohio, lots of pro-coal ads, not so many miners

Oct 9, 2012
If you're watching TV in Ohio, you're no doubt seeing a lot of campaign ads about the coal industry and its jobs. But in Ohio, at least, coal is a small part of the economy and the work force.

Toy store stays 'Cleveland tough' in spite of economy

Oct 5, 2012
The Big Fun Toy Store, in the suburb of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, is a small business that has dealt with the ups and downs of the state's economy over the last several years.

Ohio: Staring into the face of change

Oct 5, 2012
From closed-down steel mills to the sprawling modern Cleveland Clinic, Ohio's economic past, present, and future is a window into the state of our nation.

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Debate roundtable: Ohio voters pick Romney as winner

Oct 4, 2012
Following the presidential debate, voters in the swing state of Ohio weigh in on what issues matter most for the middle class this election and who won the debate.

Battleground Ohio: Governors past and present on election 2012

Oct 3, 2012
Ahead of tonight's debate, current republican Governor John Kasich and the state's former democratic Governor Ted Strickland share their views on Ohio's economy and how it fits in the national election this year.

It's never too early for a good start in education

May 9, 2012
Kids who are well-prepared for kindergarten have a better shot at making it all the way through high school. But in poor neighborhoods, there are lots of obstacles. One Cincinnati program is fighting to remove them.