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Ohio Official’s Advisory Group Studies Police Training

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A state panel, created by Ohio AG Mike DeWine, is considering whether changes should be made to Ohio police training.
2:54PM
March
5, 2015

The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.

Heroin Antidote Maker To Give Rebates To Ohio Agencies

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Some Ohio agencies say prices for naloxone doubled during 2014.
11:51AM
March
4, 2015

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the manufacturer of a drug overdose antidote will provide rebates for public agencies buying the drug over the next year.

Columbus Razes 1,300 Housing Units With State Grant Funds

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Demolition crews razed more than 1,200 blighted properties in Columbus and Franklin County during the last two years.
2:46PM
February
27, 2015

Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.

Ohio Statewide Leaders Blast Proposed Marijuana Ballot Issue

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Top Ohio elected leaders oppose legalization of marijuana.
12:29PM
January 29, 2015

Four of Ohio’s statewide officers expressed opposition to a proposed ballot measure that would legalize marijuana in the state.

Ohio Sues Federal Government Over Fee In Affordable Care Act

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DeWine calls the fee “a blatantly unconstitutional expansion of power by the federal government.”
11:55AM
January 26, 2015

Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine has made good on threats to sue the federal government over a tax in the Affordable Care Act.

DeWine Vows To Stand Behind Ohio’s Gay Marriage Ban

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DeWine has long been a vocal opponent of gay marriage, but says he's defending the state's gay marriage ban because voters approved it.
7:46AM
October 8, 2014

The Ohio Attorney General’s comments on Tuesday came after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear appeals to rulings striking down gay marriage bans in five states.

DeWine Defends Video Decision In Walmart Shooting

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John Crawford III was fatally shot by police inside a Beavercreek Walmart store earlier this month. His family has called the shooting unjustified.
12:08PM
August
26, 2014

Ohio’s attorney general is standing behind his decision to let the family of a man killed by police inside a Dayton-area Walmart view surveillance footage of the shooting. But John Crawford III’s family want the video released publicly.

Fewer Police Have Access To Facial Recognition Software

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7:33AM
August 1, 2014

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office says fewer than 6,000 law-enforcement officers statewide now have access to facial-recognition technology that was kept from the public for months.

AG DeWine Certifies clean energy ballot issue

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The Ohio Attorney General today certified a clean energy ballot isse.
1:44PM
July
7, 2014

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today certified a petition for a proposed Ohio Clean Energy amendment to the Ohio Constitution.

Zanesville Nursing Home Owner Faces 39 Charges

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12:28PM
June
27, 2014

A grand jury has indicted the owner of a Zanesville nursing home on 39 charges, including forgery, tampering with evidence, and Medicaid fraud.