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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.
Politics Jun 23Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health plan
The doubts about the latest plan from Washington came from Republicans, Democrats and the nation's one independent governor.
Politics Nov 03Ohio votes down legalizing pot for medical, recreational use
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio voters rejected a ballot proposal Tuesday that would have legalized both recreational and medical marijuana in a single vote — a vote-getting strategy that was being watched as a test case for the nation.
Education Feb 16New standardized tests throw technology curve at some students
Standardized tests have multimedia components, written essays and multi-step calculations needed to solve math problems that go beyond just using rote memory. Students in some states will take adaptive versions in which questions get harder or easier depending on their…