Stories tagged with: President Barack Obama

January 23, 2014 - 12:29pm
26 weeks 2 days ago

Comments from President Barak Obama sparked debate into which is worse alcohol or marijuana.

In a recent "New Yorker" article the president said he tried smoking marijuana and that he doesn't think it's more dangerous than alcohol.

The executive director of Muskingum Behavioral health said the substances can't really be compared.

"The marijuana that he may have experienced back in the day isn't the same marijuana today," said Executive Director...

August 21, 2012 - 5:01pm
1 year 48 weeks ago

President Obama has declared Muskingum County and 36 other counties in Ohio as major disaster areas after the June 29th severe storms.

Muskingum County EMA Director Bo Keck said the money will be made available to the county as well as cities and villages, but not to the general public.

Keck believed the money will help many local governments struggling to pay bills, offset the costs of the damages and clean up.

"These small villages especially and townships they don't...

June 6, 2012 - 5:15pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

President Obama's re-election campaign now has a headquarters in Zanesville.

More than 100 people attended the grand opening of Organizing for America's Zanesville office Tuesday.

Volunteers are preparing for long campaign, and hope to drum up support for the president heading into the November election.

"It's all about getting out there and talking to people, because if we're not talking to people then they don't really know we're there, and we need that strength...

October 31, 2010 - 12:47pm
3 years 38 weeks ago

President Barack Obama will stop in Cleveland Sunday following a visit to his hometown of Chicago. The Ohio trip marks the final campaign rally for the president. His appearance with Vice President Joe Biden is the last stop in a four-state weekend effort to hold back a Republican wave that could cost Democrats control of Congress.

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