Tag: Midwest

The Midwest Report – Friday, June 28, 2013

The Midwest Report is a news-roundup devoted exclusively to the American Midwest. 1)   Ohio “Ohio Democrat warns GOP: ‘Warrior women’ are coming for the unrelenting womb-regulators,” written by Eric. W. Dolan for The Raw Story, and published on 06/27/13. “State Senator Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) warned Republicans on Thursday that ‘warrior women’ wouldn’t tolerate their attempts […]

The Midwest Report – Friday, June 21, 2013

The Midwest Report is a daily news-roundup dedicated exclusively to the American Midwest.   1)   Ohio – Story One “Ohio’s Gargantuan Anti-Abortion Bill Is Anti-Doctor, Anti-Patient, and Beyond,” written by Alexander Abad-Santos for The Atlantic Wire, and published on 06/20/13. “It doubles the waiting period for a wealth of “misinformation.” It makes ultrasounds mandatory, even […]

Infrastructure of the Midwestern Plains States Nearing a Breaking Point

  The Big Picture According to an analysis of federal data from Transportation for America, 67,000 of the nation’s 605,000 bridges are rated “structurally deficient;” that translates to 11%, or one in nine bridges across America. Bridges that are deemed structurally deficient are in need of substantial repair, or outright replacement; they can become dangerous, […]

The Midwest Report – Thursday, June 20, 2013

The Midwest Report is a daily news-roundup dedicated exclusively to the American Midwest.   1)   Ohio – Story One “Anti-Abortion Group In Ohio Is Fundraising By Selling Assault Rifles,” written by Tara Culp-Ressler for Think Progress, and published on 06/19/13. “Personhood Ohio, a far-right group attempting to outlaw all abortions by defining life as beginning […]