State lawmaker's son to challenge US Rep. Latta in Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The son of a former state lawmaker says he'll challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Bob Latta next year in the congressional district covering much of northwestern Ohio.

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Feds: Man dubbed 'Buckeye Bandit' pleads guilty to robberies

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal authorities say a man dubbed by law enforcement as the "Buckeye Bandit" who robbed numerous central Ohio banks since 2013 has pleaded guilty to eight counts of armed bank robbery.

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Dems push back against Kasich teacher 'externship' proposal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Democratic state lawmakers are reacting to Republican Gov. John Kasich's (KAY'-sik's) proposal to require Ohio teachers to complete externships with a local business with a counter proposal.

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