Governor, Senate races, redistricting on Ohio primary ballot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans choose nominees for U.S. Senate, governor and other statewide offices in May, as well as deciding whether to approve changes to congressional map-making supported by both parties.

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  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Paperwork on $3M loan raises questions for GOP's Taylor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Documents indicate that Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor's gubernatorial campaign repaid a $3 million loan it received from the candidate to someone else: her husband.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

About 1,800 Ohioans have DUI arrests reaching double digits


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — About 1,800 Ohio residents have been arrested 10 or more times driving under the influence, state arrest data show.

About two-thirds of Ohioans arrested for drunken driving are only charged once, according to an analysis by The Columbus Dispatch.

Columbus defense lawyer Benjamin Luftman said about 90 percent of his drunken-driving clients are first-time offenders.