Report: Ohio ground-zero for opioid overdose deaths
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ohio saw more opioid overdose deaths than anywhere else in the nation in 2014, and the numbers continue to rise, according to a recent report. The Buckeye State topped the list of opioid overdose deaths among all 50 states, racking up 2,106 deaths in 2014, the report from The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation says. […]
Hillbilly Elegy’ author leaving San Francisco to return to Ohio
“Hillbilly Elegy” continues to be near the top of the bestseller list and appears on every major publication’s end-of-year list of notable books. Now author J.D. Vance wants to use his newfound fame and fortune to return home to Ohio and make a difference – and maybe one day run for office. If you haven’t […]
Hillbilly Elegy’ made J.D. Vance the voice of the Rust Belt. But does he want that job?
NEW YORK — Here is J.D. Vance, a long way from Middletown, Ohio, arriving at the gilded Fifth Avenue temple of the University Club, a massive pile of excess born of robber-baron lucre and standing in the shadow of its glass-and-steel successor, Trump Tower. Vance has no tie. The club requires that he wear one. […]
Vance ready to battle opioid crisis
On Thursday, the 32-year-old Vance was the featured speaker at the Shelby County Republican Central Committee Lincoln Day dinner at the Palazzo in Botkins. More than 100 people attended the event at which a Jackson Center man was named 2016 Republican Person of the Year and a financial report was read detailing 2016 campaign contributions. […]