Youngstown Vindicator
Thu. 10:31 a.m.: Most new Valley legislative districts are Republican
New maps of state legislative districts place the Mahoning Valley in largely Republican hands, with one exception in a Trumbull County state House district.

The powerful new redistricting panel in Ohio...

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Hillcrest Patch​.com
Ohio AG Claims Biden Coronavirus Mandate Is Illegal, But He Won't Get Into Specifics
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost insists that President Joe Biden's new coronavirus order is illegal, arguing that Biden is claiming "mon ...

Posted Thu, Sep 16, 2021 at 8:59 am ET

Ohio Attorney General...

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Hillcrest Patch​.com
Republican Majority Gerrymanders Ohio For Another Four Years
With some using words like "disappointment" and "unease," Republican majority members of the Ohio Redistricting Commission passed a map ...

Posted Thu, Sep 16, 2021 at 9:03 am ET

With some using words...

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Circleville Herald
County prosecutor denies charging staff involved in inmate death
ORIENT — Following the Feb. 6 death of inmate Michael McDaniel, 55, Pickaway County Prosecutor Judy Wolford has declined the case, denying charges being brought to staff or nurses.

According to a July...

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wlwt​.com
Ohio redistricting panel OKs 4-year plan along party lines
The powerful new redistricting panel in Ohio failed on Wednesday to reach the bipartisan consensus necessary to pass a 10-year map of state legislative districts based on 2020 census totals.
After hours...
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Cleveland MSNBC WEWS-TV Cable
COVID cases surge in Ohio: Health officials give update
49.06 percent of Ohioans are now considered fully vaccinated.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — "While we’re not at an all-time high of cases reported, these numbers are certainly troubling."

That was the concern from...

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Sojourners Truth
NAACP/Black Media "Building a Stronger Ohio"
Albert Earl, Victor Coleman, Secretary of State Frank LaRose , Fletcher Word, Rev. Willie Perryman

Sojourner’s Truth Staff

The Ohio NAACP and the Ohio Black Media Collective joined forces on Friday,...

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Cleveland Plain Dealer
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Is Gov. Mike DeWine’s voting for illegal legislative maps grounds for removing him and colleagues from office for misconduct? This Week in the CLE
By Laura Johnston, cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio Republicans approved new state legislative maps maintaining their supermajority in the Ohio House and Senate. Redistricting Commission members...

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Zanesville Times Recorder
Dems: newly approved Ohio district map 'falls far below what's considered to be fair,' lawsuit likely
Jessie Balmert
Cincinnati Enquirer

Republicans on the Ohio Redistricting Commission approved a four-year map for state House and Senate districts over the objections of Democrats shortly after Wednesday's...

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Cincinnati Magazine
Seeking Cures for Ohio’s Bungled Medical Marijuana System
Tiffany Carwile wants to give her 7-year-old son marijuana. Diagnosed at 2, Jaxsyn has severe autism. He’s nonverbal, sometimes hurts himself in violent outbursts, and is a picky eater who’s prone to gastrointestinal...
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Marion Star
Ohio records record-high hate crimes in 2020 after state submits updated data to FBI
Eric Lagatta
The Columbus Dispatch

Hate crimes surged to potentially record levels in Ohio last year, and Black people are among those most likely to be the target of such attacks.

That's according to...

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Bellefontaine Examiner
‘World’s most connected highway’ dedicated
Lt. Governor Jon Husted speaks to attendees Wednesday at the 33 Smart Mobility Corridor ribbon cutting at the Transportation Research Center in East Liberty. (EXAMINER PHOTO | MANDY LOEHR)

This content...

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Lancaster Eagle-Gazette
What voters need to know about Mike Carey, Republican candidate for 15th Congressional District
Haley BeMiller
The Columbus Dispatch

Voters in Ohio's 15th Congressional District will decide this November who they want to work for them in Washington after months without a representative.

Republican...

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Cincinnati Xavier Newswire
Pureval, Mann to debate at Xavier
The mayoral candidates focus on economic, COVID-19 recovery in platforms

By Sophie Boulter and Ethan Nichols, World News Editor and Staff Writer

Hamilton County Clerk Aftab Pureval and City Councilman...

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WCBE 90​.5 FM - Columbus
Key Lawmaker Saya Statewide Mask Mandate In Schools Wouldn't Stand
Kids were in masks in Worthington Kilbourne High School when the district reopened for in-person learning in March 2021. All K-12 students and staff in the district are required to wear masks after a mandate...
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Youngstown Vindicator
Mayor to lay out pandemic plan in October
Brown considers mandatory city employee vaccinations

YOUNGSTOWN — Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said at the next city council meeting, he plans to provide options related to addressing the COVID-19 pandemic...

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