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Ohio budget director defends Kasich's sales tax increase

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's budget director is defending a proposed increase in the state sales tax, saying he believes reductions in the state income tax would allow consumers more choice in how they spend their money.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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Family of executed Ohio inmate drops civil rights lawsuit

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The family of an Ohio inmate whose troubling execution more than a year ago led to an unofficial moratorium on capital punishment in the state is dropping their civil rights lawsuit.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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Trial delayed for Ohio suspect in plot to attack US Capitol

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge has postponed trial for an Ohio man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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Ohio budget director: Proposal would fund Medicaid expansion

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich's state budget plan would continue to fund an expansion of Medicaid as his administration seeks to charge a monthly premium to certain residents on the health care program, state officials said Monday.

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Plans modified for natural gas pipeline through Michigan

HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — Plans for a natural gas pipeline are being modified to pass through fewer Michigan counties following resistance to the project from residents near the initially proposed route.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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Ohio University settles students' free speech lawsuit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio University will revise its student conduct code and pay $32,000 to a student and his attorneys to settle a lawsuit challenging that code.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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Ohio senator upset with Obama's cut in Great Lakes money

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Democratic senator isn't happy with President Barack Obama's budget proposal to cut $50 million from a program to clean up the Great Lakes.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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Hearing slated on returning tigers, lion to owner in Ohio

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — The debate over Ohio's decision to seize six tigers and five other exotic animals at a sanctuary is moving to a northern Ohio courthouse.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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