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The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump continues; and KY lawmakers press ahead on requiring photo IDs for voters.

2020Talks - January 24, 2020 


Businessman Tom Steyer and former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the two billionaires in the Democratic primary, have spent far more than the rest of the Democratic hopefuls combined. But Steyer also uses grassroots tactics. What do other candidates and voters think about the influence of money in elections?

Public News Service - OH: Women's

Nearly 5,000 Ohio females are incarcerated, one of the highest per-capita rates in the country for women, according to the Ohio Dept. of Rehabilitation and Corrections. (Adobe Stock)<br />

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio ranks in the top eight states nationwide for the number of girls in youth detention facilities, and Cuyahoga County is now working to change that. Bridget Gibbons, director of programming for the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court, says her colleagues began by reviewing the rec

In 2018, law enforcement agencies across Ohio received more than 75,000 calls related to domestic violence, according to the Ohio Attorney General's office. (Adobe Stock)

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An Ohio woman is reflecting on being given a second chance after spending more than a decade in prison for killing an abusive partner in self-defense. Thomia Hunter was granted clemency earlier this year by then-Gov. John Kasich. Hunter already had served 13 years of her 15-years-

The percentage of female veterans is expected to increase from about 9% to 16% by 2042. (AdobeStock)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Veterans Day parades, ceremonies and service projects are taking place across the state to honor those who have served. And some of Ohio's so-called invisible veterans may soon have their own observance. A bill on Gov. Mike Dewine's desk would designate June 12 as Women Vetera

In Ohio, women of child-bearing age are the demographic most likely to live in poverty. Pexels/Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Exactly how women are faring in Ohio varies by county, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis. In its new "Status of Women," fact-book, the Center for Community Solutions examined data from Ohio's 88 counties on women in key areas of life - including health, economic status and

The state legislature added $1 million to the Ohio budget for domestic-violence services. (AdobeStock)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Domestic Violence Awareness Month begins today, and advocates are gathering at the Ohio statehouse to reflect on progress made to help survivors while remembering lives lost. The Ohio Domestic Violence Network is honoring Rep. Laura Lanese, R-Grove City, with the Croucher Fa

Sojourner Truth was in Ohio when she delivered one of the most important women's rights speeches in American history. (Ohio History Connection)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – It's been 99 years since American women gained the right to vote – a milestone achieved thanks in part to the dedication of many Ohioans. Women's Equality Day is celebrated on Aug. 26 each year to commemorate the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the United States Cons

Will heartbeat bills force the U.S. Supreme Court to re-examine Roe v. Wade? (zimmytws/Adobe Stock)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Reproductive- and civil-rights organizations are hoping to strike a final blow against Ohio's so-called "Heartbeat Bill." Senate Bill 23 bans abortions if a fetal heartbeat is detected, which typically is around six weeks of pregnancy. The law was temporarily blocked from go

Ohio ranks 14th-worst nationally for its gender pay gap. (ink drop/Adobe Stock)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Procter & Gamble called on the U.S. Soccer Federation to be "the strength on the right side of history" in the fight for equal pay. Some policy groups are encouraging the Ohio-based company to act on its own advice. P&G announced a $529,000 donation to the U.S. Women's Soccer

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