Northeast Ohio man pleads guilty in extensive fraud scheme

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland man has pleaded guilty to 20 federal charges in an identity theft and credit card fraud scheme that authorities say bilked banks and a company out of nearly $270,000.

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Ohio Senate panel weighs online voter registration bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Backers of a bill that would let Ohioans register to vote online are telling a legislative panel that it would allow for more accurate voter rolls in the swing state.

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Senate panel to vote on Ohio's 2-year $71.3 billion budget

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state Senate panel is poised to vote on a sweeping budget proposal that would increase Ohio's tobacco taxes, boost higher-education funding and eliminate state taxes for certain small business income.

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