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12:44 pm
Tue March 20, 2012

Ohio Governor Creates Panel on Jobs for Disabled

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed an executive order creating a taskforce aimed at expanding job opportunities for the developmentally disabled.

The order creating the Employment First Policy and Taskforce notes that less than 6 percent of adult service funding is used to place and support those with developmental disabilities in the workforce. It also says people with such disabilities have some of the highest unemployment and poverty rates

Politics
9:45 am
Tue March 20, 2012

Illinois Primary Results

Results from the Primaries being held in Illinois on March 20, 2012 - updated throughout the day as results come in.

 

Environment
8:35 am
Tue March 20, 2012

Poor Will's Almanack: March 20 - 26, 2012

Cabbage Butterfly
Flickr Creative Commons user auntiepauline

Poor Will’s Almanack for the Final Week of Early Spring

White cabbage butterflies are the surest sign of the end of Early Spring. And once you notice the familiar white cabbage butterfly, then you know the more elusive mourning cloak butterflies and the question mark butterflies and the tortoise shell butterflies and the tiny blues are flying too.

 When you see cabbage butterflies, then you know that gold finches are turning gold, and you may soon see ants working on the sidewalk.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Mon March 19, 2012

Conrad's Corner: March 19, 2012

Steve Broidy reads his poem, "March is not Kansas"

Education, Antioch University
2:43 pm
Mon March 19, 2012

Antioch University Board of Governors Appoints New Chancellor

 Felice Nudelman currently serves as Executive Director of Education for The New York Times Company.  She develops and oversees education initiatives, including The New York Times Knowledge Network.  Nudelman says she looks forward to building on Antioch’s existing mission.

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