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Daily Court Reporter - News The problem with too much information

 

The problem with too much information

Lee Hamilton, Center on Congress, Senior Advisor

Many sources of information today cater to a narrow political view, making no pretense of objectivity. Their goal is to incite, not inform. What’s needed is a common base of knowledge we can use to forge agreement.

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Date Published: March 10, 2017

 

Center on Congress

 

Convicted felon sentenced to 42 months in prison for illegal gun possession

DAYTON – Christopher Watson, 29, of Dayton, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 42 months in prison followed by three years of court supervision for illegally possessing a firearm.

Crafted in Cincinnati, Ohio: Brewmania announced for October

CINCINNATI, OHIO --- BREWMANIA, a brand new three-day event crafted in Cincinnati, Ohio will be a celebration of the Queen City’s craft beer industry and take place October 1-3, 2019. BREWMANIA will take place at various locations throughout Cincinnati as outlined and explained below, for a full list of participating locations please visit: www.brewmania.com/venues.php. Also, attendees of Brandemonium will be able to access Brewmania at no charge.

Supreme Court of Ohio considers declaring an end to “free bite” rule for dogs

The Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday, May 8th, heard four oral arguments, including one from the city of Cincinnati disputing an interpretation of state law that contends a dog must be designated “dangerous” through a formal process before a local government can seek restitution from a dog owner whose dog has bitten or injured a person or another animal.

ODNR provides more than $297,500 to help support Ohio rural fire departments

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Forestry strives to support Ohio’s rural fire departments and the communities they serve. Through the Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) grant program, the Division of Forestry recently approved grant funding for 52 projects totaling $297,520 for fire departments in rural parts of eastern and southern Ohio. The protection of life, property and forest resources provided by cooperating fire departments is important to all Ohioans.

Refund checks coming to tech support scam victims

A dozen Ohioans who fell victim to a widespread tech support scam will soon receive refunds totaling more than $5,000, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and the Federal Trade Commission announced recently.

DeWine, Husted announce InnovateOhio platform

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced the launch of the InnovateOhio Platform, which will coordinate data and resources across state government to improve the way Ohio tackles our most challenging problems. It will also streamline technology service across agencies to give Ohio citizens and businesses a better experience when interacting with state government.

Current city official, former Dayton City Commissioner among those charged with fraud

DAYTON – A federal grand jury here has returned indictments against a former Dayton city commissioner, a current city official and two Dayton businessmen, charging them with fraud and public corruption.

Current City Official, Former Dayton City Commissioner among those charged with fraud

A federal grand jury here has returned indictments against a former Dayton city commissioner, a current city official and two Dayton businessmen, charging them with fraud and public corruption.

Women's suffrage movement was widespread in Ohio

The Ohio Woman Suffrage Association helped unified the movement to support women's right to vote in the 19th Century and early 20th century.

Medicaid project manager fired, reprimanded for soliciting employment with vendor

A state Medicaid worker who sought employment for both himself and his wife from a vendor faulted insufficient ethics violation notices posted in the workplace when approached by investigators, a new Ohio Inspector General's report detailed.

Woman uses fledgling technology training program to jump start her new career

After losing her hospital job more than a year ago, Adrianne Clark started the next chapter of her technology career recently at Huntington National Bank after completing three months of technical training through the Apprenti program.

Supreme Court of Ohio considers if father paid enough child support to contest stepfather's adoption of son

The Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday, May 7th, heard four oral arguments, including one asking how much material support a father has to provide his child to be allowed to contest the adoption of that child by a step-parent.

Northwest Territory's first state, Ohio embodied young nation's best traits at admission

More than one historian has proclaimed Ohio the first truly American state, in part because it was created from the first organized territory of the relatively new United States of America.

House bill calls for infrastructure study for electric vehicles

A Democrat plan in the Ohio House of Representatives would create an Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Study tasked with setting statewide electric vehicle infrastructure standards to encourage investment and economic growth.

AG Yost announces student design contest for ‘Stop Bullying’ license plates

Ohioans will soon have an option to spread the “Stop Bullying” message on license plates, and an Ohio child will be the artist responsible for the design.

Two Canadian men indicted for selling opioids over the Internet and shipping the drugs to Ohio

Two Canadian men were indicted for their roles in a conspiracy to sell carfentanil, fentanyl, heroin and other drugs over the Internet and ship the drugs to locations in Europe, Canada and the United States, including Northern Ohio.

New projects expected to create more than $91 million in investments

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted recently announced the approval of assistance for four projects set to create 380 new jobs and retain 455 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners. Collectively, the projects are expected to result in more than $23 million in new payroll and spur more than $91 million in investments across Ohio.

Proposal designed to encourage young Ohioans to take up farming

A bipartisan proposal in the Ohio House of Representatives would help ensure a new crop of farmers succeeds the state's aging agricultural population, sponsors of the bill say.

529 Facts for the financially curious

With summer upon excited parents and even more excited students, it’s time to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about 529 college savings plans. There’s much to consider when you’re thinking of saving for your children’s future higher education costs. Here are some facts about 529s.

Ohio State Bar Association to recognize excellence in the profession at its Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon

On Friday, May 10, 2019 the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) recognized excellence in the legal profession at its 2019 Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon at the Grand Event Center in Grandview, Ohio.