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Board OKs 1st Ohio standards for police use of deadly force

The action Friday also capped a review process launched by Kasich in December, shortly after the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice by a Cleveland police officer

More calls for Ohio charter-school reform

The General Assembly failed to pass a bill that would put stricter standards on charter schools before the start of 2015-16 school year

Backers supporting legalizing pot challenge ballot language

At issue is the use of the word 'monopoly'

New poll: Ohio GOP voters support Kasich prez bid

The Donald continues to outpace Kasich in Pennsylvania and Florida

Ohio hits target for minority business purchases

It is the first time the state has met a mandate established 35 years ago

Ballot Board OKs language for 2 legal-pot issues

The group who wants to legalize marijuana challenges the language and vows to take the matter to the Ohio Supreme Court.

Lines drawn in Ohio's pot-legalization battle

Voters will decided in November whether to approve marijuana for both medicinal and recreational use

Ballot board OKs language to lower prescription drug prices

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, a nonprofit, must gather more than 90,000 initial petition signatures,

Who really was first in flight?

Conn. lawmaker thinks his state deserves ‘first-in-flight’ designation

Ohio says the Wright Brothers. A Connecticut lawmaker says it was Gustave Whitehead

Panel upholds suspension of operations at Trumbull County injection well

Panel upholds suspension of operations at Trumbull County injection well

Pot issue qualifies for Ohio ballot

ResponsibleOhio got more than 320,000 verified signatures to get the marijuana-legalization amendment on the November ballot

Kasich pleased with debate performance

He said he's lifted Ohio, and he wants to do the same for the country

Gov. Kasich in prime time tonight in Cleveland

Bob Kunst of Miami Beach, Fla., wears a Hillary Rodham Clinton mask on his head outside the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland Wednesday, a day before tonight's prime time Republican debate, featuring 10 presidential hopefuls.

Funds OK'd for online checkbook initiative

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel requested the funding to make government's checkbooks publicly available online

More pot signatures submitted for Ohio ballot

ResponsibleOhio collected the 95,572 new names over the past 10 days

ORDC approves Mahoning Valley rail funding

The grant amount is $285,500

25 things in the Ohio budget you need to know

Another line in the budget requires a new study commission to form a working group to complete negotiations on a potential increase in tax rates on oil and gas produce via horizontal hydraulic fracturing, or fracking

Petitions submitted for legalizing marijuana in Ohio

The group ResponsibleOhio submitted nearly 700,000 signatures to the secretary of state's office

Ohio governor to announce his presidential bid in July

Kasich's new website is now live

Safety experts: Stay away from fireworks

About 10,500 people nationally went to emergency rooms last year seeking treatment for fireworks-related injuries

Kasich praises Republicans and Youngstown schools plan

Kasich praises Republicans and Youngstown schools plan

Ohio House passes $71B-plus biennial budget

Governor to sign the spending plan on Tuesday

Senate OKs $71B-plus state budget

Plan includes tax cuts, MORE SCHOOL FUNDS, tuition freeze, abortion restrictions

The budget includes pay raises for judges

Senate bill would close poor-performing charter schools

The bill passed 30-0 with bipartisan support

Poll: Kasich's prez bid strong in Ohio, lacking in two other swing states

The governor was the lone GOP candidate in double digits in his home state

Ohio Senate: Probate judges can issue search warrants

The impetus for the bill originated in Alliance

Bill would exempt precious metals from sales tax

The tax break also would cover investment coins

Frack tax won't be part of Ohio spending plan

The severance-tax issue would be put before a new Ohio 2020 Tax Policy Study Commission

Ohio vets bonuses exceed $72M

Nearly 82,000 military men and women have received checks since the voter-approved program began five years ago

Ohio vets bonuses exceed $72M

Nearly 82,000 military men and women have received checks since the voter-approved program began five years ago

Youngstown killer wants his case reconsidered

Scout Group says his defense counsel did not effectively represent him

O'Brien bill encourages use of natural gas

The legislation would provide tax breaks for consumers, businesses and public agencies that switch to natural gas-powered vehicles

Amazon to begin collecting sales tax, bringing 1,000 jobs to Ohio

Action to boost state coffers, bring jobs to Columbus area

The jobs come as Amazon expands its Midwest operations

Ohio lawmakers urged to allow emergency care for pets

The proposed bill prohibits first responders from administering drugs to injured animals without first consulting a licensed veterinarian

Senate back plan to move Ohio primary a week

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The state's 2016 primary election would be the second week of March

Ohio proposal would back Pete Rose reinstatement

This summer's All-Star game is in Cincinnati, where Rose played and managed.

Ohio Dems push bill to life limitations on rape cases

The lawmakers also want to ensure victims of rape and sexual battery can pursue charges against their spouses.

Boardman soldier killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq was honored by state lawmakers

Mahoning County soldier killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq was honored by state lawmakers

HB 135 would prohibit abortions in cases where the procedure is sought only because of a Down syndrome diagnosis

Bill would prohibit abortions in cases where procedure is sought only because of Down syndrome diagnosis

HB 135 would prohibit abortions in cases where the procedure is sought only because of a Down syndrome diagnosis

Bill would led wine-makers sell products at farmers markets

HB 178 would create a new “F-10” liquor permit that would allow sale of small samples and bottles of wine.

Valley lawmaker gets fire-training safety experience

Rep. Sean O’Brien of Bazetta, D-63rd, pushed forward on his knees with a high-powered nozzle in hand while flames leapt across the ceiling

Ballot Board OKs second issue to legalize marijuana in Ohio

Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted said it’s time for lawmakers to begin discussions on marijuana legalization

Ohio bill would extend prosecution time for rapists

HB 6 would extend the time frame from 20 to 25 years to prosecute rapists

Gun groups want some concealed-carry restrictions lifted

Those with gun permits cannot carry their guns on college campuses and into churches

Ohio House offers flu vaccination bill

Private companies and public agencies would be banned from acting against current or potential new employees who refuse flu vaccinations

700-plus folks cited for texting while driving

Eight adults have been cited in Mahoning County since the texting ban took effect.

Abortion-rights advocates rally at Statehouse

The rally was organized by the National Council of Jewish Women and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio

House bill would expand handgun possession

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The bill allows Ohioans to carry handguns without a license.

Bill would provide tax relief to contributions to college savings accounts

The legislation focuses on 529 plans, which allow users to save for college, with contributions and earnings not subject to federal or state taxes if they are withdrawn for college costs.

Ohio bill would ban Down syndrome abortions

The Ohio House of Representatives began hearings Tuesday on legislation to ban abortions solely because of prenatal diagnoses of Down syndrome.

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