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A PARTA bus drives by the M.A.C. Center on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. 

Proposed budget plan could hurt PARTA

Hannah Coleman February 13, 2017

Transit agencies in Ohio are bracing for the loss of millions of dollars in their budgets starting in July. The financial impact comes from the state no longer collecting the sales and use tax on Medicaid...

Ohio governor and republican hopeful John Kasich speaks to supporters at the Ohio CAT Headquarters on Tuesday, March 8, 2016.

Kasich ends bid for Republican nomination

KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press May 4, 2016

The last man standing in Donald Trump's path to the Republican nomination, Ohio Gov. John Kasich ended his campaign Wednesday, making Trump the party's presumptive nominee.Speaking to reporters in Columbus,...

Our View: Kasich chooses advice over answers

April 19, 2016

Republican presidential-nominee John Kasich found himself again in metaphorical hot water after presenting his solution to college sexual assault at a town hall in Watertown, New York, April 15.A female...

Lucas Misera

Opinion: Kasich deserves our attention

Lucas Misera April 17, 2016

Midway through April, the Republican and Democratic races have seemed to reach a degree of inevitability. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is making a last-ditched effort to keep Trump away from the 1,208 delegate count,...

Gov. John Kasich speaks to a crowd of supporters at the Lou Higgins Recreation Center in Berea, Ohio after winning the Ohio Primary election Tuesday, March 15, 2016 .

A win at home: Kasich takes Ohio

Skye McEowen March 15, 2016

In the white, brown and gold gym at Baldwin Wallace University, Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s campaign staff, volunteers and attendees gathered to see him celebrate his win in the Ohio primary election.Kasich...

Our View: Kasich’s win, Trump’s loss

March 15, 2016

Gov. John Kasich won the Ohio primary Republican vote Tuesday night, earning the 66 delegates his home state. Kasich’s win helped his own presidential campaign, but the significance behind his victory...

Presidential nomination hopeful Bernie Sanders meets with supporters after his rally at Baldwin Wallace University on Feb. 25, 2016.

Perspectives: Ohioans welcome presidential candidates

Karl Schneider March 9, 2016

Presidential candidates have peppered Ohio with rallies for the upcoming primary election. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders was the first to touch down in Ohio back in December 2015 with a visit to Cleveland...

Ohio Governor John Kasich talks to supporters at a rally at the Ohio CAT Headquarters on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 during his campaign for president.

WRONG ONE DON’T PUBLISH Kasich brings his message to Ohio CAT days before state primary

Mitch Felan March 8, 2016

Kasich took to the stage Tuesday evening in front of a construction loader to address his supporters in a town hall. The discussion, taking place at the Ohio CAT in Broadview Heights, brought supporters...

Lucas Misera

Opinion: GOP debates lack substance

Lucas Misera February 14, 2016

CBS is home to various reality television programs, ranging from "The Amazing Race" to "Undercover Boss". On Saturday, the GOP debate looked more like a heated Tribal Council on "Survivor" rather than...

Governor John Kasich celebrates his reelection with a roaring crowd at the Republican Parties watch party in Columbus on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.

Why Ohio matters in the race to the White House

Ben Kindel January 31, 2016

Today’s Iowa caucus signifies a beginning to the election season. Any time from now until March 15, the crowd of candidates will focus their attention on what they can do for Ohio. Doing so may be more...

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Opinion: Kasich 2016 worth a thought

Ray Paoletta April 15, 2015

As Hillary Clinton, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio and others announce their candidacy for the White House, Ohio’s own Gov. John Kasich is flying under the radar. Kasich was first elected governor of Ohio in...

Ohio public university budget receives failing grades

February 26, 2015

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