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Morning Headlines: Captiol Theatre Reopening Delayed; Sen. Portman Touts Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan
Published June 21, 2021 at 8:44 AM EDT

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The historic Capitol Theatre in Cleveland’s Gordon Square neighborhood won't reopen next month as planned. The theater that's been closed since the pandemic...

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Ohio’s unemployment rate increases to 5% in May
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by: Joe Clark
Posted: Jun 21, 2021 / 09:21 AM EDT / Updated: Jun 21, 2021 / 09:21 AM EDT

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Ohio saw its unemployment rate increase to 5% in May, compared to 4.7% in April....

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Cleveland WEWS-TV
Law, religion come together in support of death penalty ban
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The Rev. Dr. Jack Sullivan, Jr., executive director of the Ohio Council for Churches speaks on a measure to abolish the death penalty in Ohio.

Posted at 8:41 AM, Jun 21,...

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Cleveland Jewish News
Ohio reports less than 400 new COVID-19 cases over weekend
Ohio has had 1,108,902 total cases of COVID-19, the Ohio Department of Health reported June 20.

The number of reported cases increased by 166 from June 19, exceeding the state's 21-day average of 332....

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Highland County Press
Ohio bill to reform electric rates aims to preserve coal plant subsidies under attack in wake of corruption probe
Rep. Shane Wilkin

By Kathiann M. Kowalski
Energy News Network
https://energynews.us/

This story is from the Energy News Network in collaboration with Eye on Ohio, the nonprofit, nonpartisan Ohio...

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Bowling Green Sentinel Tribune
Latta named ‘Taxpayer Super Hero’
Congressman Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, was named a "Taxpayer Super Hero" by the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste for his votes to cut wasteful government spending in 2020.

Latta scored 100%...

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Bowling Green Sentinel Tribune
Latta leads SELF DRIVE Act in House
U.S. Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, Republican leader of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, reintroduced the Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research in...
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Cincinnati Enquirer
Ohio budget bill: Candidates for top judge seats would have party label on the ballot
Jackie Borchardt
Cincinnati Enquirer

Ohio voters would for the first time see a judicial candidate's party affiliation on the November ballot next year under language added to the state budget bill passed...

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Steubenville Herald Star
Improvement projects set for council consideration
STEUBENVILLE — Legislation authorizing the city manager to advertise for bids for Steubenville’s 2022 hot-mix resurfacing project will be brought to council for consideration Tuesday.

Fourth Ward Councilman...

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Medina County Gazette
Proposed bill could leave Ohio casinos without sports books
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CLEVELAND — Some Ohio casinos and racinos could be left with losing tickets if the state Senate's sports betting legislation giving professional teams priority for obtaining a brick-and...

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Cleveland Plain Dealer
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Does Donald Trump still have the political juice to torpedo Congressman Anthony Gonzalez? The Wake Up podcast
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Listen to cleveland.com's The Wake Up podcast on audio.

By Cliff Pinckard, cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Former President Donald Trump will be in Lorain later this week and he will...

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WHIO 1290 AM/95​.7 FM
Final drawing for Ohio’s Vax-A-Million is today
June 21, 2021 at 7:17 am EDT
By WHIO Staff

The State of Ohio will select the fifth and final winners of the state’s Vax-A-Million drawing.

Winners will be selected today, but a state-wide announcement...

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Dayton Daily News
Increasing number of dead birds found around Dayton
Credit: Ohio Department of Natural Resources (Custom Credit

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By Ben Conroy, Staff Writer

People in the Dayton...

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Ohio Senate Budget Bans Municipal Broadband Programs
Published June 21, 2021 at 5:10 AM EDT

Senate President Matt Huffman says he doesn't want municipalities competing with private companies as broadband service providers. Instead, he would like to see...

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Senate's Sports Gambling Bill Could Shut Out Two Ohio Casinos
The Statehouse News Bureau | By Karen Kasler

Published June 21, 2021 at 5:05 AM EDT

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The JACK Cleveland casino, one of Ohio's four casinos that will be permitted...

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Columbus Daily Reporter
Ohio Senate approves legalized sports betting bill
COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio Senate approved legislation to legalize sports betting in Ohio on Wednesday along with a bill to allow college athletes for the first time to earn money based on the use of their...
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Youngstown Vindicator
Ohio nears one-half of population vaccinated
The Ohio Department of Health reported 166 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday to bring the statewide total to 1,108,902.

The state also reported nearly one-half of the population has been vaccinated, with 47.4...

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Streetsboro Portage County Legal News
School funding at heart of Ohio legislative budget debate
Ohio Senate Finance Chairman Matt Dolan, a Republican from Chagrin Falls, discusses details of the Senate version of the state's $75 billion budget after passage by the Finance Committee, on Tuesday, June...
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Cleveland Plain Dealer
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Sen. Rob Portman calls Democrats’ infrastructure plan a ‘$6 trillion grab bag of progressive priorities’ on ‘Meet the Press’
By Jane Morice | jmorice@cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman appeared on NBC’s "Meet the Press" Sunday morning to discuss the bipartisan infrastructure proposal he is leading negotiations...

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Highland County Press
Senate Bill 52 stifles Ohio’s solar potential
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Renewable energy projects in Ohio, including solar, are facing a large obstacle. Solar energy is a valuable asset for the state, and as Senate Bill 52 (SB 52) moves through the legislature,...

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