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House Republican leader, Democrats trade attacks on economy

Tweet The Republican leader who hopes to become the next speaker of the House criticized White House economic policies Tuesday in a speech that was met with a coordinated attack from Democrats that resembled the rapid response perfected during Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. Rep. John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) called for firing the Treasury secretary and repealing parts of the healthcare law, giving shape to a party agenda as Republicans tr ... Jump to full article >>

Ohio LGBT Kids To “Butt Out”

Tweet A chilling statistic about local teen smoking is the reason for a new program that’s being rolled out across Ohio Wednesday, starting in Cleveland. Nationally, about 25% of High School aged kids smoke. The figure is a bit lower in Ohio, where 19 percent of High School students use cigarettes. But there’s a pocket of teens much more likely to light up. Surveys show that Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender youth have smoking rates a ... Jump to full article >>