Ohio

Ohio Senate to weigh changes to state weapons laws

COLUMBUS, Ohio – An Ohio Senate panel has approved changes to the state’s weapons laws that include relaxing some requirements for a concealed carry permit and letting hunters use noise suppressors on their guns under…

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Appeals court upholds Ohio ruling on early voting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court panel Wednesday upheld an order from an Ohio judge that expands the swing state’s voting schedule……

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Ohio to judge: Hold off enforcing voting decision

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials asked a federal judge Friday to hold off from immediately forcing the state to comply with his ruling that……

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Ohio Lawmakers Urged to Repeal Common Core Standards

Common Core opponents spent three days in hearings this week urging Ohio lawmakers to pass a bill that would repeal the Common Core standards in their state. House Bill 597, jointly sponsored by Reps. Andrew…

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CLEVELAND TO HOST 2016 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION

UPDATED: Cleveland picked to host 2016 Republican National Convention
Who will be next to call Cleveland home: LeBron James, or…

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Ohio coal company sues over carbon emissions rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the nation’s largest coal companies on Wednesday sued President Barack Obama’s administration seeking to block the……

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Homeland Security app: ‘See something, send something’

Ohio Homeland Security officials are asking smartphone users to “see something, send something” with the release of an app to…

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‘In Jesus name, we pray’ sparks ire at Ohio council meeting

The attorney for one Ohio local government body — the Cuyahoga Falls City Council — said the Freedom From Religion Foundation has sent a threatening letter over prayers led by the local chaplain that end…

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Fracking foes pump out votes in Colorado and Ohio where wells are dry

DENVER — The four local anti-fracking initiatives approved last week by voters in Colorado and Ohio should have roughly the same impact as outlawing surfing in Denver or cliff-diving in Cleveland.
That’s because there’s virtually…

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Ohio town readies for battle over weapons in parks law

The small town of Oberlin, Ohio is preparing for a big fight over a change in its law that would permit people to carry weapons in local parks, in accordance with a state statute.
The…

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Ohio: Health Premiums to Soar

The fight over Obamacare premiums has a new home base: Ohio.
Customers in the key swing state can expect to pay 41 percent more on average for individual health insurance coverage next year because of…

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Ohio’s Most Vulnerable House Republican Raises Big Bucks

Rep. David Joyce, R-Ohio, raised a strong $406,000 in the second quarter of this year as he gears up for what will likely be a tough re-election race.
National Democrats have already said they see…

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Judge orders Ohio village’s speed cameras seized, fines reimbursed

CINCINNATI – A judge on Thursday found a southwest Ohio village in contempt of court, saying it violated his order against using traffic cameras to catch speeders.
Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Robert Ruehlman also…

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