It's All Politics
11:03 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Meet The New GOP, Same As The Old GOP?

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus rides the Mitt Romney campaign bus days before the presidential election. Despite Romney's loss and other GOP failures, Priebus, who helped the party raise huge sums of money in 2012, may seek a second term.
Justin Sullivan Getty Images

Originally published on Thu November 15, 2012 4:16 pm

There has been no dearth of post-election Republican self-flagellation.

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, on the eve of heading out to a meeting of Republican governors in Las Vegas, warned the GOP to "stop being the stupid party." At the gathering Wednesday night, he leveled more harsh criticism at party presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

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Shots - Health News
10:43 am
Thu November 15, 2012

A Peek Inside Rappers' Brains Shows Roots Of Improvisation

Some rappers have an impressive ability to make up lyrics on the fly, in a style known as freestyle rap.

These performers have a lot in common with jazz musicians, it turns out.

Scientists have found artists in both genres are using their brains in similar ways when they improvise.

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The Two-Way
10:41 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Update: United Airlines Says It's Back In Operation

United Airlines jets in San Francisco earlier this year.
Justin Sullivan Getty Images

Originally published on Thu November 15, 2012 11:08 am

Update at 11:05 a.m. ET: "Our system is up. We're resuming operations for affected flights," United Airlines says. There's no word yet on how long it will take to get everyone where they need to go.

Our original post:

If you're headed to the airport and planning to fly on United today, be aware:

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News
10:21 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Attorney General Looks To Close Loophole In Drug Law

Ohio's top cop is calling on state legislators to crack down again on synthetic drugs that he calls deadly.

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News
10:17 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Shigella Still A Problem In Columbus

Health officials in Ohio's capital city say they're investigating more than 770 cases of a bacterial illness that primarily affects young children, and they're urging parents to take precautions to help stop the outbreak.

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News
10:03 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Puppy Mill Crackdown Passes House

A crackdown on so-called “puppy mills” in Ohio is closer to law, after many years and many rewrites.

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The Two-Way
9:58 am
Thu November 15, 2012

What Are They Smoking In Seattle? Check Out Police Dept.'s Guide To Pot Use

A young cannabis plant at grows at The Joint Cooperative in Seattle, Washington Jan. 27.
Cliff DesPeaux Reuters/Landov

Originally published on Fri November 16, 2012 12:11 pm

We love when police departments put some personality and pizzazz into their public statements.

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News
9:56 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Student Workers Win Back Lost Wages

Three companies - including one in central Ohio - have agreed in a federal settlement to pay back wages to hundreds of international students for summer jobs they held at a Hershey candy company facility in Pennsylvania.

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News
9:47 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Bill To Reduce Planned Parenthood Funding Heads To House

An Ohio house committee has recommended a bill that would re-prioritize funding for family planning services so that Planned Parenthood would be last on the list.

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The Two-Way
8:56 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Superstorm Sandy Sends Jobless Claims Up Sharply

The line was long last week at a job fair in Chicago.
Scott Olson Getty Images

There were 439,000 first-time claims for unemployment insurance last week, up by 78,000 from the week before, the Employment and Training Administration says. Behind the big increase: Superstorm Sandy, which threw some people in the Mid-Atlantic onto the unemployment rolls and shut down state unemployment offices the week before — meaning that some claims were postponed into last week.

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