Statement from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on #SaveTheCrew Lawsuit

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine issued the following statement regarding the latest developments in the lawsuit against Precourt Sports Ventures and Major League Soccer to #SaveTheCrew:

“I am pleased by the dismissal of this unfounded appeal. We hope that the defendants will not seek to engage in further delay, and that they will participate in the conversations here in Columbus directed by the trial court while working towards complying with the statute.”

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Michael Percy New Rotary Club President

District Governor-elect, Craig Maxey, installs Michael Percy as president of the Rotary Club of Mount Vernon.

Passing of the Gavel, new officer installation, new member welcomed…..and pie for dessert!

Tuesday Michael Percy was installed as our club’s new president. Four new board members were welcomed- Jan Thomas, Brittany Whitney, Tracy Elliot and John Ruckman.… Read full story

On Senate Floor, Brown Calls for Passage of Amendment to Track VA Overpayments to Better Address Veteran Debt

Brown’s Amendment Inspired by Massillon Veteran who Raised VA Overpayment Issue with Brown


WASHINGTON, D.C. —On the Senate floor, U.S. Senator Brown (D-OH) called for passage of his amendment to the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill (MilCon-VA Bill) to require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to track overpayments to veterans, which leads to veteran debt.

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Ohio Crayfish

Ohio’s various crayfish are just fine persisting out of the spotlight, away from spying eyes and prying predators. You mostly have to look hard to find one under a creek rock or mired in an underground burrow. If you know that Ohio has 22 different crayfish species, count yourself among the enlightened few.… Read full story