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9/13/2014 12:00 AM
FitzGerald rips Kasich's policies
GROVE CITY, Ohio — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald used a tour of a food bank warehouse Friday to help make his case that the policies of Republican Gov. John Kasich have created Ohio haves and have-nots, with the have-nots increasingly showing up at food pantries.

9/12/2014 3:56 PM
Teen found dead in home, mother abducted, killed
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A western Kentucky sheriff says a teenage boy has been killed and his mother abducted by an ex-boyfriend and found dead in Ohio.

9/12/2014 12:37 PM
Farm Bureau adds $1M to water plan
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation said today it is committing $1 million toward a statewide water quality action plan that will keep Ohio's farming industry sustainable while showing where improvements can be made to reduce excessive soil nutrients that feed algae.

9/12/2014 12:47 AM
FitzGerald endorses medical weed
COLUMBUS — Democrat Ed FitzGerald has quietly become the first candidate of a major party for Ohio governor to endorse legalization of marijuana for medical purposes.

9/12/2014 12:34 AM
State Rep. wants tougher texting law
COLUMBUS — Amid criticism that Ohio’s two-year-old ban on texting while driving is hard to enforce and is having little impact, the lawmaker behind it said on Thursday he wants to strengthen the law.

9/12/2014 11:37 AM
Ohio panel struggles with redistricting
COLUMBUS — A state panel is struggling to move forward on a way to change how Ohio draws political maps.

9/12/2014 12:00 AM
Latta is named deputy whip in U.S. House
U.S. Rep. Bob Latta (R., Bowling Green) has been appointed to the GOP leadership post of deputy House whip by recently elected Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R., La.).

9/11/2014 10:14 PM
Chardon shooter escapes from prison
LIMA, Ohio — Authorities were searching late tonight for Thomas “T.J.” Lane, who killed three students at Chardon High School in 2012, and another inmate after they escaped from the Allen/Oakwood Correctional Facility near Lima.

9/11/2014 11:39 AM
DeWine announces director of crime center
BOWLING GREEN — Jon E. Sprague, who holds a doctorate in pharmacology and toxicology, has been tapped as the first director of the new Ohio Attorney General’s Center for the Future of Forensic Science at Bowling Green State University.

9/11/2014 1:03 PM
Probe of OSU's handling of sex abuse ends
COLUMBUS — The U.S. Department of Education said today it’s closing a four-year investigation into Ohio State University’s handling of sexual abuse allegations and commended the school’s inquiry into its marching band.