State Highway Patrol in Ohio gets $2.5M more for security

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state budgetary panel has agreed to release another $2.5 million to the State Highway Patrol, with some of that going to provide security for Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) as he campaigns for president.

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A look at Ohio House proposal to legalize medical marijuana

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Polling is now consistently showing that a strong majority of Ohioans favor the legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes, inspiring a steady stream of ballot proposals that would lift the state's current prohibition.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent

Funeral services set for slain Ohio police officer

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Funeral services are set for an Ohio police officer who was fatally shot when a man opened fire on a SWAT team that was trying to arrest him.

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