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1/28/2015 12:00 AM
Kasich tries to up cigarette tax
COLUMBUS — In advance of Gov. John Kasich again trying to convince lawmakers to raise Ohio’s cigarette tax, anti-tobacco activists on Tuesday released a report suggesting that the state could raise $1.5 billion over five years with a $1 hike per pack.

1/28/2015 1:33 PM
Ohio Dem switches abortion stance
COLUMBUS — A Democratic congressman who is weighing a U.S. Senate run in politically divided Ohio has publicly declared a position switch on abortion, saying today the decision is deeply personal and unrelated to any political aspirations.

1/28/2015 1:57 PM
Mom charged in newborn's death
EASTPOINTE, Mich. — Police say a woman whose newborn baby was found dead at a Detroit-area recycling center has been arraigned on open murder and first-degree child abuse charges.

1/28/2015 12:00 AM
Area colleges lose enrollment
Surprising few, enrollment continued its downward trend at most area higher education institutions that reported spring enrollment figures.

1/28/2015 12:00 AM
Pro-life group calls for change
COLUMBUS — Days after the U.S. House canceled a planned vote on a similar measure, Ohio Right to Life said it plans to push the legal envelope by attempting to ban abortions after 20 weeks of gestation.

1/28/2015 12:00 AM
Warden moves to Lima institution
Ed Sheldon, who has been warden at the state prison in North Toledo since 2011, has been reassigned to the Allen-Oakwood Correctional Institution in Lima, state officials said

1/28/2015 6:50 AM
Ohio GOP campaigns spend more than Dems
COLUMBUS — Republicans in each of Ohio’s legislative chambers spent more in direct donations to candidates and other causes in 2014 than the state Democratic party spent on all its candidates combined, according to a new analysis by the Center for Public Integrity.

1/28/2015 6:46 AM
Ohioans' insurance rates expected to rise in 2015
COLUMBUS  — An Ohio insurance industry trade association says homeowner and auto insurance costs for most Ohioans are expected to increase this year.

1/28/2015 12:00 AM
Gov. Kasich pitches Medicaid expansion renewal to legislature
COLUMBUS — Pam Harris of Jamestown, Ohio, was choosing between paying the electric bill and buying her medications to fight rheumatoid arthritis and depression when she suffered a ministroke.

1/27/2015 5:34 PM
Officers shoot, kill suspected gang ringleader
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The suspected ringleader of a central Ohio gang facing more than 100 years in prison if convicted was shot and killed Tuesday after he opened fire on police, authorities said.




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