Thu 20 Feb' 20
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Great Oaks Turns 50

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In November of 1970, voters in southwest Ohio approved funding for a new kind of public-school system. This joint vocational school district (JVSD) would serve multiple school districts in Hamilton and Warren Counties. The result: Great Oaks Joint Vocational School District. It quickly grew as other area school districts decided to join. From there, the […]

Thu 20 Feb' 20
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Distracted Driving Laws

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Calling while driving in Ohio…better hang up or get pulled over! Ohio is cracking down on distracted driving. Earlier this year, a new bill introduced by State Rep. Mary Lightbody would make cell phone use in a car a primary offense, meaning a police officer could pull someone over for that reason alone. The Columbus […]

Thu 23 Jan' 20
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Freeway to Freedom

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Ohio launches human trafficking summit to build ‘freeway to freedom’ for victims. But, do we need it here in Hamilton County? Recently there have been too many news stories of prostitution and human trafficking occurring in the 28th House District & Hamilton County…affecting communities from Blue Ash to Springfield Township. Human Trafficking Summit In January, […]

Thu 23 Jan' 20
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A WeTHRIVE Community

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Public health is so important for Hamilton County & District 28. So, how can your community become a WeTHRIVE community? WeTHRIVE! aims to create a culture of health, safety, and vitality throughout Hamilton County. WeTHRIVE! began in 2009 as a county-wide initiative to make healthy living easier. Hamilton County Public Health engaged schools, businesses, churches, […]

Thu 23 Jan' 20
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TechCred for Ohio in Place

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Ohio House Bill 2 for TechCred is officially in place now. So, what is TechCred and how can it help you? Ohio Governor Mike DeWine recently signed House Bill 2, also known as the “tech cred” legislation. The bill creates a governor’s office program that seeks to make it easier for companies to provide recognized […]