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7:59 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

Conrad's Corner: April 7, 2012

Conrad Balliet reads Robert Brimm's poem, "When Words Fell."

Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Fri April 6, 2012

Conrad's Corner: April 6, 2012

Conrad Balliet reads Herb Martin's poem, "Ballad."

Politics
5:45 pm
Fri April 6, 2012

PoliticsOhio: Prof Says 'Right-to-Work' Law Means More Money for Workers

Ellen Belcher, who's filling in for Emily McCord, interviews Richard Vedder, the author of a new study advocating that Ohio become a "right to work" state. Next year Ohioans could vote on whether employers can require their workers to join a union to get and keep their jobs.

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Health
5:43 pm
Fri April 6, 2012

Ohio Selects New Contracts For Medicaid Program

Ohio has picked managed care organizations for new state Medicaid contracts that will provide health care services for more than 1.5 million poor and disabled people.

State officials say they selected Aetna Better Health of Ohio, CareSource, Meridian Health Plan, Paramount Advantage and United Healthcare Community Plan of Ohio.

Medicaid beneficiaries will be offered five managed care plan choices, up from the current two or three.

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Politics
4:40 pm
Fri April 6, 2012

Bennett says he's willing to be Ohio GOP chairman

The longest-serving chairman in the history of the Ohio Republican Party says he's willing to return to the job, as party infighting has led its current chairman to announce his resignation.

Former state Chairman Bob Bennett said in a letter Friday to the party's governing body that his decades of experience could help to unite the party's focus.

Bennett says he would intend to stay through the election and get things ready for the 2014 cycle.

Current state party Chairman Kevin DeWine says he will resign next week amid feuding with Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sihk).

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