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No child should ever be without a home

Recently, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released its Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress. This report provides a “point-in-time” count of homeless Americans, an estimate which is based upon the numbers collected on one particular night in January.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Access Affordable Health Care and the insurance marketplace

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides Americans with better health security by expanding coverage, lowering healthcare costs, guaranteeing more choices, and enhancing the quality of care for all Americans. Everyone is entitled to affordable healthcare.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Judge dismisses spat over subpoenas in Ohio pot issue probe

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a dispute over subpoenas issued in an investigation into a marijuana legalization effort in Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Ohio group seeks grand jury probe of ex-charter school head

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A liberal policy group called Tuesday for a grand jury probe into a former Ohio education official who resigned this summer after acknowledging he omitted failing grades from certain charter-school sponsor evaluations.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Ministers cancel meeting with prosecutor on Tamir Rice case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A group of ministers has canceled a planned meeting with the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County prosecutor to discuss the grand jury's decision not to indict two white Cleveland police officers in the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy playing with a pellet gun outside a recreation center.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Report: Shootings in Cincinnati increase nearly 28 percent

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A newspaper is reporting that shootings in Cincinnati increased nearly 28 percent in 2015 compared with the previous year, and the city's mayor says reducing gun violence is the top priority in the new year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Mom, 16-year-old daughter apparently slain in southern Ohio

MINFORD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a mother and her 16-year-old daughter found dead in their mobile home in a southern Ohio village apparently were shot.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Nurse pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud in malnutrition death

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A nurse serving a 10-year prison sentence in the malnutrition death of an Ohio teenager with cerebral palsy has pleaded guilty to health care fraud.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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