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12 ways trasportation budget might affect Ohioans

COLUMBUS -- The transportation budget signed into law by Gov. John Kasich Wednesday includes more than $7 billion in spending on roads and bridges and related infrastructure projects and lots of other law changes that will affect average Ohioans.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 April 2015

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Judge orders Ohio to reinstate Medicaid for those in lawsuit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Ohio officials to reinstate Medicaid benefits for people in a lawsuit, while denying a request to expand such relief to others being terminated from the program.

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Ohio GOP incumbent reports $2.75M more for 2016 campaign

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio's Republican senator's campaign says it has added $2.75 million in the first three months of this year, giving Rob Portman more than $8 million on hand for the 2016 race.

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Wright State applies to host presidential debate

FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio university has applied to host one of the 2016 general election presidential debates.

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Ohio man pleads guilty in 8-year-old nephew's death

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter after prosecutors said his drive-by-shooting led to the death of his 8-year-old nephew riding in the car with him.

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Northeast Ohio nuclear plant gets OK for hotter fuel rods

PERRY, Ohio (AP) — Regulators are allowing a nuclear plant east of Cleveland to start using hotter fuel rods that are designed to increase energy production and use lower levels of enriched uranium.

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Justice Dept.: No contempt charges for former IRS official

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department won't seek criminal contempt charges against Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of a controversy over how the agency treated conservative political groups.

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Kasich strikes voter item from Ohio's transportation budget

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich used his line-item-veto authority on Wednesday to strike a provision in the state's transportation budget that Democrats claimed would discourage out-of-state college students in Ohio from voting in the swing state.

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