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New York Times: Six Senators Urge Stronger Warnings on E-Cigarettes

Six United States senators urged federal regulators Thursday to require stronger warning labels on e-cigarettes. In a letter to the Food and Drug Administration, the senators said labels should warn consumers of “the known dangers of nicotine use,” including risks to adolescent brain development.

Marion Star: RAMTEC hosts Sen. Sherrod Brown

MARION – Add U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown to the list of politicians that have toured RAMTEC, Marion’s Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing Technology Education Center.

Observer-Reporter: Texas Vietnam veteran gets overdue medals in Ohio

WARREN, Ohio (AP) – A Vietnam veteran from Texas who moved to Ohio this year has received a Bronze Star and other overdue medals for his military service.

USA TODAY: Reports: Regulators deferred to Goldman Sachs

Secret tapes made by a banking investigator examining Goldman Sachs show a culture of deference and risk aversion in which regulators were afraid to anger the very financial institutions they were supposed to be overseeing. The 46 hours of recordings of meetings and conversations come from Carmen Segarra, a Harvard-trained lawyer who was hired in…

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The Columbus Dispatch: State to appeal latest early voting ruling

Ohioans can start voting on Tuesday — for now. Yesterday, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower-court ruling that expanded the state’s early-voting period by a week and added weekend and evening hours leading up to the Nov. 4 election.

WFMJ: Senator Brown trying to pass proposal that would make drug treatment more accessible

The number of people dying from drug overdoses in the United States continues to climb. In Ohio alone 1,914 people lost their lives in 2012 to a drug overdose. These latest numbers reveal that more people are dying from drugs than traffic accidents. U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, who represents the Valley, says, “We know we’ve…

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The Hill: Dem senators want exit tax for inversions

Two top Democratic senators want companies seeking to shift their legal address abroad to pay an exit tax as they go. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) have introduced a bill that would force companies seeking to reincorporate abroad to first pay taxes on cash stashed offshore.