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DeWine, Cordray trade rapid-fire attacks

Ohio’s major-party governor candidates were harshly critical of each other in a spirited first debate Wednesday, jabbing each other over contrasting policy positions on opioids, abortion and e-schools, and poking the other’s record in public office as a failure.

Court allows reporters to inspect slain family’s autopsies

Reporters on Wednesday viewed preliminary autopsy reports in the still-unsolved slayings of eight Ohio family members in one of the state’s most notorious crimes, following a decision by the Ohio Supreme Court. The reports provided few new details.

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Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday bluntly questioned the

Kavanaugh nomination Accuser wants FBI probe before she testifies

Associated Press WASHINGTON Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her allegation

‘Still work to do’ in light of 50th anniversary of Fair House Act

The Fair Housing Act became law in 1968 under President Lyndon B. Johnson.

Trump to impose tariffs on $200B more in Chinese goods

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Trump administration will impose tariffs on $200 billion more in

Trump declassifies documents related to FBI’s Russia probe

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday declassified a trove of documents

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Panel aims ‘to provide ample transparency’ Associated Press WASHINGTON Republicans on Monday

Bhutanese refugees work to keep their culture alive

Refugees forced from their homes in the Asian kingdom of Bhutan have been working to create a new home in northeastern Ohio while also forming a community aimed at preserving their Bhutanese heritage.

State: Grants to help protect firefighters from hazards

State officials say $426,000 in grants aimed at protecting firefighters from carcinogens and other health hazards is being shared by 40 fire departments in Ohio.

Violence meets well-traveled reporter in hometown

Over four decades with The Associated Press, I have many times thrown clothes into a bag, withdrawn a wad of cash, and stuffed my laptop case with notebooks and pens before rushing by car or plane to a terrible event in someone else’s hometown, state or country.

Police, fire recruits quizzed about sex lives in application

Police and fire recruits in Cincinnati are being asked about their sexual history as part of an attempt to evaluate character, according to records obtained by The Cincinnati Enquirer.

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Democrats call for delay in key committee vote Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald

‘Panther’ costume designer celebrated in retrospective

By KRISTEN DE GROOT Associated Press PITTSBURGH For more than 30 years, costume designer Ruth

Plea deal raises question: What does Manafort know?

As Trump associates folded one by one over the last year under the pressure of federal investigators, there was always Paul Manafort. Until suddenly there wasn’t.