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Politics Aug 05Ohio gunman’s ex-classmates decry missed chances to stop him
High school classmates of the gunman who killed nine people in Dayton, Ohio, say he was suspended years ago for compiling a "hit list" and a "rape list," and questioned how he could have been allowed to buy the military-style…
Nation Jul 03Judge blocks Ohio abortion law, allowing clinics to remain open
The ruling by U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett halts enforcement of the so-called heartbeat bill law that opponents argued would effectively ban the procedure. That's because a fetal heartbeat can be detected as early as six weeks into pregnancy, before…
Health May 28Thousands of unvaccinated kindergartners allowed to enroll without waivers
Unvaccinated or undervaccinated kindergartners in at least 10 states were allowed to enroll provisionally for the last school year, without any formal exemption.
Nation May 20Gov. Dewine orders probe of medical board handling of Ohio State abuse case
Gov. Mike DeWine declared the late Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss a monster Monday as he ordered a review of the state medical board's handling of his case decades ago and called for lawmakers to lift the statute…
Nation May 17Former Ohio State team doctor abused at least 177 students, report says
Numerous university officials got wind of what was going on but did little to stop the team doctor, the report said.
Nation Apr 19U.S. judge blocks part of Ohio ban on abortion procedure
The ruling comes as the state's ban of abortions in cases involving a Down Syndrome diagnosis also is before the courts, and the ACLU plans a court challenge to a heartbeat abortion ban signed last week.
Politics Apr 10Ohio ban on abortions after 1st heartbeat sent to governor
Five other states have now passed similar bans, two of which have been blocked by the courts.
Nation Mar 19This river was once so dirty that it caught fire. Now its fish are safe to eat again
The easing of fish consumption restrictions on the Cuyahoga was lauded Monday by Republican Gov. Mike DeWine as an important step toward ultimately delisting the river altogether as an area of concern.
Politics May 09Republicans pledge to show Ohio is still ‘a Trump state’
In the GOP Senate race, Renacci emerged victorious with 47 percent of the vote. He urged Republicans to unite after a five-way primary that saw investment banker Mike Gibbons sue him and accuse him of making defamatory campaign statements including…
Politics Oct 19Ohio Republican Pat Tiberi resigns from Congress
In an announcement Thursday, U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi says he has not decided on an exact departure date, but it will be sometime before Jan. 31.