6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

An old friend of mine, Cathy Green, started a series of “15 Books” postings on Facebook a few days ago. The idea is to list 15 favorite books that you can think of within 15 minutes.
Here’s my list:

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, seems to send me a new press release every five minutes or so. He must have a very busy staff.
The senator has a couple of useful public service announcements in two recent releases that I want to share with you.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

The Pulitzer Prizes for journalism were awarded Monday, many of them for investigative stories that required a lot of digging.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Michael Munger, an economist who is the chairman of the political science department at Duke University, says Americans are being pushed to recycle even when it doesn’t make any sense.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010
President Barack Obama's campaign is seeking to mobilize an army of supporters to help him push his policies through Congress.
6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Ohio's unemployment rate hit 9.7 percent in March.

That's up from 9.5 percent in February. Ohio had 578,000 unemployed workers last month. Official state press release is here.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Connie Schultz had a column in last weekend's Plain Dealer arguing that bankers working for troubled banks should not get big bonuses. She also praises "populist rage." 

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

I got a speeding ticket a few weeks ago in Sandusky. I went to the court clerk's office, pleaded guilty to not being a police chief, city manager or city attorney and paid my $125.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

As Indians fans gear up for the team’s first home series of the season, it’s time to spare a couple of thoughts for the game’s least appreciated and most unloved participants — the umpires.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

On Saturday, I went with five other Sandusky Register journalists to a Society of Professional Journalists conference in Columbus. It was our day off. The paper covered our registration fees, but we covered our own food, lodging, bar tab, etc.

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