“If someone’s in the left-hand lane and someone’s trying to pass them on the right…that is dangerous. Give me one reason why someone should be driving in that (left) lane and not passing.”—State Rep. Ron Maag, R-Lebanon, is sponsoring a new bill in the Ohio House that would increase the speed limit on interstate highways to 70 also would make staying in the left lane generally illegal unless drivers are exiting or passing slower vehicles.
It was “the” white-tablecloth restaurant where families went to celebrate Mom and Dad’s 50th wedding anniversary and young men proposed to their future wives. It often was voted the best place in town for business professionals to hold a power breakfast and a great little spot to stop in after work for a drink.
As with any great establishment, it is the people who helped to make its reputation, create its ambience and give it spirit. It was the people who gave life to the Clarmont.
“As an African-American, you still have obstacles that are unique, in my opinion, to your race. Why not admit there are some people in our society that you have to go the extra mile for? I don’t like that, I don’t look at it that way, but it happens in our society. But you know what, when you are of excellence, when you produce, when you know what you’re doing — oh, they can deny you a few times, but they can’t deny you forever.”—Governor John Kasich delivered an emotional speech to a mostly African-American crowd at Central State University yesterday, speaking about his faith and the civil rights of black Americans
Anti-abortion group Ohio ProLife Action pushed Ohio senators to back the most-restrictive anti-abortion law in the country by sending well-dressed children to deliver teddy bears to the senators. The bears, bought from Build-A-Bear, would make a heartbeat sound when squeezed.
What about the Thursday op/ed page in Friday's (1/13/12) paper. Am I the only person who saw this? I didn't see a mention of it in the Saturday paper, which seems weird...Just curious about how that would occur!
Blame the usual suspects for what should be a steady rise in prices into the spring: the high price of oil; worries about the Middle East; refinery issues; more-expensive blends of gasoline sold in the summer; and the normal rise in gasoline prices during the first half of the year.