Ohio governor says he won't spare condemned killer of 2


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich on Friday said he won't spare condemned killer Gary Otte, who shot two people to death in back-to-back robberies over two days, meaning the death row inmate is scheduled to die Sept. 13.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Governors urge keeping US health law's individual mandate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bipartisan governor duo is urging Congress to retain the federal health care law's unpopular individual mandate while seeking to stabilize individual insurance markets as lawmakers work on a long-term replacement.

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  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH and JAMES ANDERSON , Associated Press