Gov. Kasich Signs Traffic Camera Restrictions

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Police will be required to be present when tickets are generated by red-light cameras
7:44AM
December
20, 2014

Gov. Kasich has signed a bill to require a police officer’s presence for tickets to be issued from traffic cameras.

Gov. Kasich Signs Lethal Injection, Traffic Bills

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Gov. Kasich signed into law 40 bills passed by the legislature during its lame duck session
7:09AM
December
20, 2014

Gov. Kasich has signed into law 40 bills passed by the legislature during its lame duck session.

First female commander of Ohio Guard to leave post

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Major General Deborah Ashenhurst of the Ohio National Guard plans to step down next year.
1:20PM
December 19, 2014

The commander of the Ohio National Guard is stepping down next year.

November Jobs Report Brings Lowest Unemployment Rate Since 2001

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The state says Ohio has 287,000 unemployed workers last month, down 18,000 compared with October.
9:59AM
December 19, 2014

Ohio’s official unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 13 years after employers added naerly 18,000 jobs in November.

Ohio AG Addresses Police Training Advisory Group

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Mike DeWine
10:50AM
December
18, 2014

Police officers and ministers are joining mental health, probation and prosecutor’s office representatives on a new Ohio panel to study possible updates to police training.

Ohio Supreme Court Upholds Use Of Traffic Cameras

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The high court stood by its 2008 ruling in a challenge to Akron cameras that cities have "home-rule authority" to use the cameras.
9:54AM
December
18, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has again upheld use of traffic camera enforcement by the state’s municipalities.

Map-Making Overhaul Goes To Ohio Voters Next Year

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A bipartisan proposal to change the way Ohio draws state legislative and congressional lines now goes to Ohio voters.
3:51PM
December 17, 2014

A bipartisan agreement to overhaul the way Ohio draws its legislative districts now goes to the voters.

Bill To Legalize Fireworks Fizzles

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A measure to legalize consumer grade fireworks in Ohio peters out after hitting a procedural snag.
2:50PM
December
17, 2014

An effort to legalize consumer grade fireworks in Ohio has hit a procedural snag.

Out Of Control Fracking Well Displaces Eastern Ohio Families

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The well blowout occurred in Monroe County near the Ohio River. The state Department of Natural Resources says it's not sure when it will be fixed.
12:12PM
December
17, 2014

At least 25 families have been evacuated from their Monroe County homes because of an out-of-control natural gas fracking well.