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Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich Says GOP Is 'Afraid' Of Trump
Ohio Gov. John Kasich, pictured in October 2018 in Washington, D.C., tells NPR that Trump's refusal to concede is "absurd."

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Originally published on November 22, 2020...

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Dayton Daily News
Pandemic expected to stunt holiday travel in Ohio
UPDATED Nov. 17, 2018 AAA predicts that 50.9 million Americans will travel over the Thanksgiving holiday, a 3.3 percent increase over 2016 and the most since 2005.

Local News | 12 minutes ago

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Youngstown Vindicator
Ohio tops 350,000 cases as it nears 6,000 deaths
New coronavirus cases reported across the state on Sunday reached 8,133 — the second-highest daily total since March — with Ohio surpassing 350,000 cases since the pandemic began last spring.

The Ohio...

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Daily Kent Stater
Bill to limit health orders passes, but DeWine promises veto
Farnoush Amiri, AP
Bryce Schlenker, Colt Hutchinson
Opinion Writers
Jessica Goodwin
Opinion writer
Brandon Lewis
Columnist
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine — after promising a veto —...
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Highland County Press
AG Yost announces proposed settlement over liquor law violations
...effort to protect Ohio businesses that sell alcohol and keep the local economy strong, Ohio Attorney Dave Yost has reached a proposed settlement agreement with the first of seven out-of-state companies...
11/22/2020 Online
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Bellefontaine Examiner
Utility regulator targeted by FBI saw a whirlwind rise
FBI agents remove items from the German Village home of Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Chairman Sam Randazzo in Columbus, Ohio on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. (Adam Cairns/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)
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Highland County Press
Bill allowing arming of teachers passes Ohio Senate
The Ohio Senate pushed forward a bill that will allow school personnel such as teachers to be armed while in school, if authorized by a local school board.

In a 21-to-10 vote, Senate Bill 317 passed along...

11/22/2020 Online
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WJW TV - My Fox Cleveland
Ohio coronavirus numbers: 8,133 cases reported, 12 additional deaths
...Gov. DeWine’s recent press conference on the coronavirus pandemic above.*

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WJW) — The Ohio Department of Health released the state’s latest coronavirus numbers on Sunday.

Cleveland...

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WTTE Fox 28 Columbus
Ohio nears 6,000 COVID-19 deaths, over 8,100 new cases as part of incomplete data
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Sunday, November 22nd 2020
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Ohio coronavirus map on Nov. 22, 2020. (WSYX/WTTE)/p

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — The Ohio Department of Health reports 8,133 new COVID-19 cases with...

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Fostoria Review Times
Lawmakers aim for DeWine
Nov 22, 2020 1:30 PM

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Legislature spurned the medical community and aligned itself with anti-vaccine groups Thursday, sending to Gov. Mike DeWine legislation that scuttles the state...

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Avon Lake Patch​.com
Lawmakers Send Bill To Governor To Kneecap Health Department Authority
The Ohio Legislature spurned the medical community and aligned itself with anti-vaccine groups Thursday, sending to Gov. Mike DeWine leg ...

Nov 21, 2020 10:15 am ET

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Akron Beacon Journal
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Several physicians applied to be Ohio's next health director. DeWine hired a lawyer
...Ludlow
The Columbus Dispatch

Nearly a dozen physicians — including two short-term state public health directors — applied to become director of the Ohio Department of Health amid the COVID-19 crisis,...

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Ravenna Record Courier
DeWine's curfew gets mixed reviews in Portage
Bob Gaetjens
Record-Courier

Locally, opinions are mixed on Gov. Mike DeWine’s three-week-long 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew, which took effect Thursday evening.

"It really wasn’t a very strict curfew that...

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Cleveland MSNBC WEWS-TV Cable
'Rally for Freedom' anti-curfew protest held in Lake County, where COVID-19 case rate is among highest in Ohio
Author: Rachel Polansky (WKYC)

Published: 12:30 AM EST November 22, 2020

Updated: 12:30 AM EST November 22, 2020

MENTOR, Ohio — Ohio’s 10:00 p.m. COVID-19 curfew is now in effect and some people are...

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Youngstown Vindicator
Portman faking bi-partisanship
DEAR EDITOR:

It must be that time again. Rob Portman is worried about his re-election, so he’s pretending to be bipartisan once more, after four years of kowtowing to Donald Trump’s every single whim....

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Youngstown Vindicator
LaRose to Trump: ‘Present your evidence’
Election fraud claims ‘sound pretty unbelievable,’ secretary of state says

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose said he hasn’t vetted claims from President Donald Trump about election fraud, "but certainly...

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WCMH NBC 4 Columbus
Travelers say risk is worth seeing family for Thanksgiving
COLUMBUS (WCMH) — With coronavirus cases on the rise, the CDC and public health officials are recommending against travel for the thanksgiving holiday.

That warning has many families making tough decisions...

11/21/2020 Online
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New Philadelphia Times Reporter
7,863 new COVID-19 cases reported while Ohio says deaths dropped on Saturday
...Decker
The Columbus Dispatch

New coronavirus cases dropped on Saturday as Ohioans began their first weekend under Gov. Mike DeWine's mandated statewide overnight curfew, although the number remains...

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