Third-term legislator out of jail; faces OVI, gun counts

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Rep. Wes Retherford, R-Hamilton, in his official Ohio House of Representatives portrait, left, and in his mugshot from the Butler County Jail early Sunday.

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A state lawmaker facing a felony firearms charge in southwestern Ohio has been released under $2,500 bond.

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US Attorney for northern Ohio among those asked to resign

CLEVELAND (AP) — The top federal prosecutor for northern Ohio was among the 46 U.S. attorneys from across the country asked last week to immediately resign by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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Great Lakes fund has aided Ohio's algae fight, river cleanup

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A Great Lakes cleanup program that may be on the Trump administration's chopping block has plunked money into fighting Lake Erie's toxic algae and putting new life into Ohio's polluted rivers.

  • Written by JOHN SEEWER , Associated Press

Think tank: GOP health care plan could cost Ohio billions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A nonpartisan think tank says Ohio would lose billions of dollars in federal Medicaid funding under the Republican plan to replace former President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Ohio governor says Medicaid expansion must be maintained

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sihk) is reiterating his plea that Medicaid expansion be maintained as President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers take on a health care overhaul.

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