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.


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