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  • Mother of Charlottesville suspect: 'I just knew he was going to a rally ... something with Trump'

    08/13/2017 1:18:00 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 97 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 13, 2017 | David Caplan
    The mother of the man who allegedly plowed into a group of people protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in Virginia said she knew her son was attending a rally -- but she thought it was a rally for President Trump, not for white nationalists. In an interview Saturday night in Toledo, Ohio, with The Associated Press, Samantha Bloom said of her son James Alex Fields Jr., "I just knew he was going to a rally. I mean, I try to stay out of his political views. You know, we don't, you know, I don't really get too involved, I...
  • Weekly Update: Benghazi Court Victory

    08/12/2017 10:59:31 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 11, 2017 | Tom Fitton
    Judicial Watch Victory: Court Orders State to Search Benghazi Emails of Clinton Advisors Judicial Watch / Allied Educational Foundation Stand for Rule of Law on Gerrymandering Judicial Watch Goes to Supreme Court to Protect Clean Elections Judicial Watch Victory: Court Orders State to Search Benghazi Emails of Clinton Advisors Your Judicial Watch had a major court victory this week in our effort to get accountability in the Obama/Clinton Benghazi scandal. This week, D.C. District Court Judge Amit P. Mehta ordered the State Department “to search the state.gov e-mail accounts of Huma Abedin, Cheryl Mills, and Jacob Sullivan,” former aides...
  • Campbell's Soup distribution facility to create 220 new jobs (Ohio)

    08/08/2017 8:54:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    WTOL-TV ^ | August 8, 2017 | Jonathan Monk
    FINDLAY, OH (WTOL) - A ground breaking ceremony Tuesday in Findlay marked yet another step in an effort to bring more jobs to northwest Ohio. Campbell's Soup is officially the second tenant of the new Tall Timbers West Industrial Park in Findlay. Findlay and Hancock County leaders, along with officials from Campbell's, officially broke ground on the new facility that will bring hundreds of jobs to the area. The facility is a 700,000 square-foot distribution center, costing $44 million. Campbell's chose the site due to its proximity to other facilities in Willard and Napoleon, along with improvements to I-75. "And...
  • Obamacare premiums will rise steeply in Ohio in 2018, filings show

    08/02/2017 7:28:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Plain Dealer ^ | August 2, 2017 | Stephen Koff
    Ohio insurers want big premium hikes next year for individual health care policies in the Affordable Care Act market, with typical average increases of 20 percent or more. Their rate requests have not yet been granted, but federal and state filings show the extent of the hikes insurers say they want -- and need -- because of expectations of costs for medical care, prescription drugs and the premiums necessary to cover these and other expenses. Insurers say they base their requests on how things went this year and last, and their projections for 2018. These rate requests, and requests in...
  • Hubbard, Ohio factory owner says she has jobs but few sober applicants

    HUBBARD, Ohio – An Ohio factory owner said Saturday that though she has blue-collar jobs available at her company, she struggles to fill positions because so many candidates fail drug tests. Regina Mitchell, a co-owner of Warren Fabricating & Machining in Hubbard, Ohio, told The New York Times this week that four out of 10 applicants otherwise qualified to be welders, machinists and crane operators will fail a routine drug test. In an interview Saturday with CNN’s Michael Smerconish, Mitchell said that her requirements for prospective workers were simple. “I need employees who are engaged in their work while here,...
  • Firefighters kill snake that was biting woman's face

    07/29/2017 12:29:36 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 45 replies
    chroniclet ^ | July 27, 2017 | Jodi Weinberger
    SHEFFIELD LAKE — Firefighters came to the rescue of an East Lake Road woman when they cut the head off her pet boa constrictor that had wrapped around her neck and was biting her face. The Fire Department would not release the name of the woman but said she was taken to a hospital with injuries that weren’t life-threatening. In a 911 call about 2 p.m. Thursday, the woman identifies herself as a 45-year-old who has 11 snakes — all ball pythons, except the two boa constrictors she had rescued Wednesday. She told the dispatcher that the other boa constrictor...
  • To this lifelong Valley Dem, Hillary equaled Jeb Bush, but Trump 'talked like me'

    07/27/2017 8:44:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The Vindicator ^ | July 27, 2017
    YOUNGSTOWN - When the voice on the other end of the phone said the president of the United States wanted to meet him, Geno DiFabio, a 54-year-old lifelong resident of the South Side, was skeptical. It wasn’t a completely unreasonable possibility. Just that morning, DiFabio had appeared on a Fox News show to discuss why he, a lifelong Democrat, switched parties to throw his support fully behind then-candidate Donald Trump. The voice – a White House communications official – convinced DiFabio that the call was legitimate, and they set a time to meet ahead of the president’s rally at the...
  • Amazon to offer jobs on the spot for two Ohio warehouses on Aug. 2

    07/27/2017 1:27:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Dayton Daily News ^ | July 26, 2017 | Max Filby and The Associated Press
    Amazon will make tens of thousands of job offers on the spot next week, including some at two Ohio warehouses. The offers are part of a nationwide, one-day job fair the online retailer is hosting in an effort to fill nearly 40,000 full-time positions and 10,000 part-time jobs, according to Amazon. People offered jobs on the spot will pack or sort boxes and help ship them to customers, the Associated Press reports. In Ohio, Amazon will be offering jobs at two facilities near Columbus.....
  • Ohio State Fair ride victim recently enlisted in Marines

    07/27/2017 1:06:21 PM PDT · by grayboots · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/27/2017 | Travis Fedschun
    The 18-year-old man killed Wednesday when a thrill ride broke apart at the Ohio State Fair had joined the Marines less than a week before the tragedy. The Ohio State Highway Patrol identified the lone person who was killed Thursday as Tyler Jarrell of Columbus. Seven others, who ranged in age from 14 to 42 years old, were injured when the Fire Ball ride malfunctioned and sent riders flying into the air. The Marine Corps said in a statement that Jarrell, 18, enlisted on July 21 and wanted to be in the infantry or serve as a combat engineer. He...
  • Melania Trump stuns in her 'boldest look yet' at Ohio rally

    07/26/2017 7:14:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    AOL Lifestyle ^ | July 26, 2017 | The Editors
    Melania Trump showed up at her husband's rally in Youngstown, Ohio, in what Vogue has deemed her "boldest look yet." Right off of Air Force One, FLOTUS looked fresh and revived as she arrived to hear President Trump's speech in the small city. The venue was packed with Trump supporters, all sporting "Make America Great Again" attire. Melania introduced her husband before he took the stage, quickly addressing her husband's dedication to the country. "As president, my husband will continue to fight each and every day to ensure our security, defend our livelihoods and rebuild the foundations of fortune that...
  • Letter to Me From Senator Robert Portman

    07/26/2017 2:01:23 PM PDT · by econjack · 4 replies
    personal email | 7/26/2017 | Robert Portment
    I received this email today from my senator. He doesn't have a clue: Senator Rob Portman Today at 3:49 PM Message body Dear Jack, Ensuring that U.S. workers can compete on a level playing field in the global economy is one of my top priorities the Senate. In June of 2015, I was able to pass the Leveling the Playing Field Act with Senator Brown, which gave Ohio’s steel companies new tools to fight unfair trade practices by foreign countries like China. By restoring strength to laws that allow businesses and workers in the United States to petition the Commerce...
  • Fashion Notes: Melania Wears Monique Lhuillier at Ohio Trump Rally

    07/26/2017 3:58:33 AM PDT · by KC_Lion · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Jul 2017 | John Binder
    First Lady Melania Trump brought a feminine touch to President Donald Trump’s Youngstown, Ohio, presidential rally in a pink-patterned dress. Melania, who often chooses the most luxurious designers to wear, played up her girly side in a floral, pink-patterned Monique Lhuillier frock with pale pink suede Christian Louboutin pointed stilettos. The dress is already sold out online. To top the look off, Melania wore her hair in loose waves with a center-part and opted for nothing more than her wedding rock and square black sunglasses.
  • Why the Rust Belt just gave Donald Trump a hero’s welcome

    07/25/2017 10:32:50 PM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 25 replies
    NY Post ^ | July 25, 2017 | Salena Zito
    This town was on fire. By 1 in the afternoon on Tuesday every main thoroughfare in downtown Youngstown was filled with happy people heading towards the Covelli Centre. Folks dressed in red, white and blue crisscrossed the main grids as vendors sold “Make America Great Again” ball caps, American flags and bottles of water. Thousands had filled the gravel parking lot to wait until the doors opened at 4, license plates revealing they had traveled as far as Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania and West Virginia to see the president speak directly to them in this Rust Belt city. Music played on...
  • Protesters get into Trump Rally, but supporters are encouraged by speech

    07/25/2017 10:15:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    WFMJ-TV ^ | July 25, 2017 | Michelle Nicks
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - While thousands of supporters waited to see President Donald Trump others who are apparently against his policies also made their way inside the packed venue. 21 News focused it's lens on those who were escorted out. A pregnant Lara Trump took the stage saying "O-H!" President Trump's daughter in law who is married to Eric Trump started things off and within minutes a protester tried to steal the show. But Youngstown Police immediately jumped into action and quickly ushered the protester out of the arena. When it was time for the main even President Trump barely had...
  • 130 high paying jobs coming to Toledo ($90,000 to $100,000 plus per year in Ohio)

    07/25/2017 7:34:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    WTVG-TV ^ | July 25, 2017
    130 new high paying manufacturing jobs are coming to Toledo. The Cliffs Natural Resources Corporation is building a new $700 million dollar iron processing facility. It will be built along Front Street right next to the Oregon/Toledo city lines. "We will hire locals," says Cliffs President and CEO Lourenco Goncalves, "The jobs will start at $90 thousand and some will pay over $100 thousand." The project is also expected to create over 1,200 construction jobs when the company breaks ground in 2018. The facility is expected to open in 2020. "This can be extremely exciting for Toledo" says Goncalves "The...
  • LIVE STREAM: President Trump Rally in Youngstown, OH 7/25/17 (TRUMP speaks at 7PM ET)

    07/25/2017 3:29:08 PM PDT · by blueyon · 81 replies
    Tuesday, July 25, 2017: RSBN's Steve Lookner and Margaret Howell will be on the ground bringing you exclusive LIVE coverage of the rally beginning at 2:00 PM Central.
  • President Trump's Tuesday 'Rally in the Valley' seeks converts in Mahoning Valley

    07/23/2017 6:24:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | July 22, 2017 | Thomas Suddes
    Donald Trump is scheduled to appear in Youngstown Tuesday. That's Youngstown, seat of Mahoning County, which, albeit by a tiny margin, voted for Hillary Clinton last November. That's also the Mahoning County that, since 1932, has only voted twice for a Republican for president: Richard M. Nixon (by about 1,700 votes) in 1972, and Dwight D. Eisenhower (by about 4,900 votes, in 1956). And only twice since 1950 has Mahoning County supported Republicans for the U.S. Senate - George V. Voinovich, for re-election, in 2004, and Rob Portman, also for re-election, last November. (Election data are from Mike Dawson's peerless...
  • JobsNOW: Vienna plant hiring people with basic skills, good work ethic (Ohio)

    07/20/2017 8:25:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    WKBN-TV ^ | July 18, 2017 | Dave Sess
    VIENNA, Ohio (WKBN) – If you’re looking for work, you take advantage when opportunity knocks. And right now, opportunity is knocking at Starr Manufacturing in Vienna. Starr Manufacturing is looking for production workers — a position that used to be known as a laborer. The description still fits. “If somebody comes in and they’re bright and they’re willing to work, we’re willing to train them to move up,” said Rich Rodemoyer, a manager at Starr. It’s a plus to have experience with plate and structural steel but it’s not required. An applicant should have experience with basic tools and know...
  • Rob Portman for US Senate - Repealing Obamacare (Portman campaigns on repeal/replace in 2016)

    07/20/2017 8:35:10 AM PDT · by xzins · 26 replies
    RobPortman.com ^ | 2016 | Rob Portman
    Senator Rob Portman believes that Obamacare must be repealed and replaced with reforms that will actually lower costs and improve the quality of our health care. According to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, the health care law the Democrats shoved through Congress in 2009 will slow economic growth over the next decade, cost 2.5 million jobs, and contribute a trillion dollars to the deficit. The Obamacare rollout has been disastrous, filled with technical glitches and poor management. But the problems with the Obamacare law are much worse than a just few glitches. President Obama promised that if you liked your...
  • 600 jobs coming to downtown Dayton; businesses get ready (10,000 more possible in Ohio)

    07/19/2017 9:42:20 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Dayton Daily News ^ | July 19, 2017 | Cornelius Frolik
    Taylor Communications in October is expected to start moving nearly 600 workers into an underutilized downtown office tower, which local shops, restaurants and residential property owners hope will be a boon for business. The city of Dayton today is expected to approve a $1 million development agreement with Taylor — formerly Standard Register — to help fund the renovation of the building at 111 W. First St. so the company can relocate employees from its current home on Albany Street on Dayton’s west side. The company has agreed to lease space in the building for at least 10 years and...