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Evan Smith
Staff Writer

Evan Smith is a staff writer and radio producer from Ohio who has spent more than five years covering local and national news for a variety of publications. Before joining OL, he served as an investigative reporter for the USA Today Network with a focus on the economic and political issues facing rural Appalachia. When he's not writing daily feature stories for OL, he serves as producer on "Opportunity Vive, with Israel Ortega", a weekly rush-hour talk radio program airing in the Miami market that focuses on Hispanic issues.

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When Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker saw the zombies approaching, he wanted to scream. Of course, they weren’t real zombies. The year was 2011. The …

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For U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio), the decision was simple: either he got bipartisan support for his bill or his bill would be pointless. …

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All successful people have a version of the classic “first job” story. Whether it involved dressing up in a goofy costume and handing out …

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Wisconsin is on a roll. Since Governor Scott Walker was elected and Republicans took control of the legislature in 2010, the state has undertaken …

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The U.S. Air Force has no short supply of heroes, and the 334th Fighter Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is no different. …

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Honest, decent, caring, experienced: Those are the words U.S. Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) used to describe Dr. Tom Price (R-Ga.), President Trump’s nominee for …

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The White House is at work on an executive order that would increase federal funding for historically black colleges and universities, a move that …

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President Trump ended almost a full year of uncertainty in the nation’s highest court by nominating Appellate Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court …

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The greatest flaw with President Trump’s most recent executive order, which aims to slash federal regulations, is that it doesn’t go far enough. Signed …

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For most students across America, simply enrolling in an AP college-level course while still in high school can be a daunting step, especially when …