Ohio governor wants state to regulate manufactured homes

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich believes too many people are dying in manufactured homes, and he wants oversight of those homes transferred from an industry-controlled board to the state.

  • Written by DAKE KANG , Associated Press

Democrats balk as GOP's Mandel skips hearing on TV spots

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel (man-DEHL') failed to show at a hearing discussing his handling of nearly $2 million earmarked for taxpayer-funded public service announcements.

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House Speaker Paul Ryan heads to Ohio to push tax reform

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is expected to travel to central Ohio in a visit intended to shift the national conversation from health care to tax reform.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Ohio proposal aims to clarify wrongful imprisonment payments

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Cincinnati lawmaker says a provision added to the pending Ohio budget bill aims to address an improper court interpretation of a law providing financial compensation for wrongfully imprisoned inmates.

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Lawsuit alleges excessive force at Cincinnati-area jail

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges a jail officer shoved a 61-year-old Cincinnati man headfirst into a cinder-block wall, then left him bleeding and unmoving on the floor of an isolation cell.

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