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Chronicle-Telegram: Sen. Brown opposes online caffeine powder sales

CLEVELAND — The only thing standing between online consumers and a dietary supplement that killed a Keystone teen last spring is a three- to five-day shipping period. That ease is at least part of the reason that U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Cleveland, came out against the sale of caffeine powder in a press conference Thursday….

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WFMJ: Senator Brown pushes for passage of manufacturing bill

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown was at Youngstown’s Business Incubator Friday afternoon, checking out the Bravura 3-D printing company. He is trying to pass the Revitalizing American Manufacturing and Innovation Act. It has already been approved in the House of Representatives and a Senate committee.

Youngstown Vindicator: Sen. Brown tours YBI, 3D printing company

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Cleveland, toured Bravura 3D LLC, a 3-D printing company housed at the Youngstown Business Incubator, on Friday and called for the passage of the Revitalize American Manufacturing Innovation Act. “It would ensure that ideas in the United States stay in the United States,” Brown said, adding that the bill, co-sponsored by…

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WOSU: U.S. Senator Pushes Bill He Says Would Help End Vet Homelessness

More than 60,000 U.S. veterans are homeless, according to a federal statistic from 2012. Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio is pushing legislation to help the Department of Veterans Affairs eradicate that number by 2015.

The Toledo Blade: Ohio to receive nearly $7.5M to deal with algae

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will provide nearly $7.5 million to Ohio to address harmful algae blooms in Lake Erie, most of it as grants to help farmers pay for practices that keep algae-feeding nutrients on the farm and out of the lake. Federal lawmakers and EPA administrators announced the grants Monday at the University…

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WKBN: 1 millionth Cruze raffled at GM plant

LORDSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The 1 millionth Chevy Cruze was raffled off at the GM Lordstown plant on Wednesday. Sharon Frey of Mineral Ridge got to drive home the car she builds. She is a team leader and member of United Auto Workers Local 112.

Plain Dealer: Ohio’s small businesses drive record exports and Washington notices

CLEVELAND, Ohio — While exports represent big business for Ohio, it’s not big companies driving the lucrative trade. Small to medium-sized firms account for nearly 90 percent of Ohio’s exports, which have risen to record levels. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, the top U.S. trade ambassador, made that point Thursday while on a visit to…

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