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State Lawmakers Consider Bill To Help Doctors Fight Lawsuits

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December 3, 2014

The state Senate is expected to take up a measure next week that would allow doctors to acknowledge fault without the admission turning up in a malpractice lawsuit.

Member Of “Lucasville Five” Appeals Death Sentence

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December 2, 2014

Arguments are scheduled in a federal court in Cincinnati Tuesday in the death penalty case against one of the inmates sentenced to death after the Lucasville prison riot in 1993.

State Orders All Deer In Holmes County Hunting Preserve Be Killed

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2, 2014

Ohio officials have ordered that all deer at a private hunting preserve in Holmes County be killed because the owner didn’t follow quarantine rules after one tested positive for a rare disease.

Portman Bows Out of 2016 Race For President

Portman is perhaps best known outside Washington for having reversed his position on same-sex marriage after learning his son is gay.
December 2, 2014

U.S. Senator Rob Portman says he will not run for president in 2016, choosing instead to seek a second term in the Senate.

State Lawmaker Pushes Bill To Pay Off Unemployment Debt

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December 1, 2014

The fund that pays benefits to unemployed workers in Ohio owes more than a billion dollars in debt to the federal government, but there may be a fix in the works.

Hunters Flank Out Across State For Shotgun Hunt

ODNR officials expect Ohio hunters to bag about 65,000 deer in the week-long hunt that begins Monday.
1, 2014

Hunters are out in orange and camouflage today as Ohio’s annual shotgun deer season gets underway.

Ohio Unemployment Down In October

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November 21, 2014

State labor officials say Ohio employers added about 1,000 workers in September, and about 14,000 people left state unemployment roles.

The Cost Of Ohio’s Ebola Scare

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November 19, 2014

A panel of public health and law experts says the cost was likely worth it, but improvements can be made.

Major Change Coming To Execution Drug Bill

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November 19, 2014

A fast-moving bill would shield the names of companies whose drugs are used for lethal injections in Ohio, but its Republican sponsor says he’s open to allowing the secrecy provision to expire at some point in the future.

Health Care Advocates Race To Meet ACA Deadline

Groups like Enroll America are using social media to get people signed up for coverage ahead of the Dec. 15 deadline.
17, 2014

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act are knocking on doors and using social media to get people signed up for health plans ahead of the December 15 open enrollment deadline.