APNewsBreak: Cordray, Sutton to merge Ohio governor bids

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former federal consumer watchdog Richard Cordray will join forces with former congresswoman and Obama-era official Betty Sutton on Wednesday in the race for Ohio governor, a Democrat close to the campaign told The Associated Press.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Judge urges action on '100 percent manmade' opioid crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday set a goal of doing something about the nation's opioid epidemic this year, while noting the drug crisis is "100 percent man-made."

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Lawsuit challenges 'racial quota' in Ohio marijuana program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A company that wasn't chosen for Ohio's new medical marijuana program filed a lawsuit against the state claiming it was bumped because of "an unconstitutional racial quota."

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