Possible expulsion, charges for teens with BB gun in school

FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) — Reports of a student with a weapon at a southwestern Ohio high school has resulted in the suspension and possible expulsion of four teens who may also face criminal charges in juvenile court.

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Ohio probing whether state school violated lobbying laws

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's attorney general is investigating whether a state university and its consultant violated state lobbying laws when the university paid him nearly $2 million without a state board's prior approval.

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APNewsBreak: Kasich aides helped craft abortion restrictions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) –€” Believing state legislators were solely responsible for abortion restrictions added to the 2013 budget bill, activists and editorialists across Ohio called on Gov. John Kasich to veto the provisions. What they didn't know at the time was that Kasich's office had a hand in developing some of the language.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent