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Ohio Democrats Introduce Birth Control Bill

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8:23AM
July
23, 2014

Democrats in the Ohio Legislature are introducing a bill that they say would require employer-provided health care plans that cover prescription drugs to cover contraceptives under the same terms without charging a co-pay.

Secretary Of State Orders Training For All Poll Workers

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Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says in a statement that about 40,000 poll workers are needed on Election Day, and his directive will ensure that all poll workers are ready for the Nov. 4 election.
8:19AM
July
23, 2014

The directive issued Tuesday by Secretary of State Jon Husted would require training for every poll worker this year, regardless of previous experience. That’s a change from current state law.

Bucyrus Mayor Dies Shortly After Council Meeting

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Moore was elected to the post in 2012 in the city of about 12,000 people, about 65 miles north of Columbus.
9:00AM
May 21, 2014

City officials say 50-year-old Roger Moore died unexpectedly Tuesday night shortly after a city council meeting.

Poll Shows Kasich Widening Lead Over Fitzgerald

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The survey said 63 percent of voters don't know enough about Ed FitzGerald to form an opinion of him.
8:16AM
May 14, 2014

A new poll shows Ohio Gov. John Kasich widening his lead over Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald with about six months to go before the election.

Ohio “Campaign Lying Law” Goes Before U.S. Supreme Court

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The billboard campaign against Dem. U.S. Rep. Steve Driehaus was abandoned before any ads went up.
7:44AM
April
21, 2014

The case arose after an anti-abortion group falsely accused an Ohio Congressman of supporting taxpayer-funded abortion.

Kasich Rolls Out First TV Ad In Campaign For Governor

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The ad debuted Tuesday morning and is expected to run on local television stations for one week.
10:01AM
April 15, 2014

The incumbent Republican governor on Tuesday released a television ad titled “Deliver” that focuses on his humble western Pennsylvania roots, entering Ohio politics, and starting a family.

Libertarians Fight Order To Remove Them From Ballot

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Charlie Earl (eft) and Steven Linnaberry say they have filed a legal challenge to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted's ruling that both should be removed from the May primary ballot.
8:30AM
March
10, 2014

Two Libertarians being removed from Ohio’s May primary ballot have filed a legal challenge against the state.

Kasich Heads To Medina For State Of The State Speech

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Kasich took his second State of the State on the road to Steubenville in 2012. He gave the 2013 address in Lima.
8:01AM
February
24, 2014

The Ohio media descends on the northeast Ohio city of Medina tonight as Governor John Kasich gives his fourth State of the State address.

New Poll Shows Ohio Voters Pick Clinton Over Kasich For President

11:40AM
February
20, 2014

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is among prospective Republican challengers lagging Democrat Hillary Clinton in an independent poll of prospective 2016 presidential matchups.

Dems Named In Drilling Memo Call It “Insulting”

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Dem. Representative Bob Hagan says he's never seen such a "campaign", while Antonio calls the memo "insulting."
8:51AM
February 19, 2014

The two Democratic state lawmakers listed as adversaries to a state agency’s plan to promote drilling in state parks are speaking out.