Ohio attorney general inadvertently reveals run for governor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mike DeWine, the state attorney general and a former U.S. senator, confirmed Thursday what political prognosticators have reported for months: He's running for governor.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press

Protest march route set for Republican National Convention

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland has designated a route for protest marches during the Republican National Convention while leaving open the possibility that marches would be allowed outside the event zone surrounding the arena where it's being held.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Legal medical marijuana on deck as Ohio lawmakers near break

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal to legalize medical marijuana in Ohio squeaked through a critical Senate panel Wednesday over opposition of some Republicans and Democrats, signaling a busy day of political deal-cutting ahead as lawmakers head into their summer break.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press ANN SANNER, Associated Press