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Ohio hemp businesses hire powerful Statehouse lobbyist

A powerful Statehouse lobbyist is leading a new coalition representing Ohio's burgeoning hemp industry.

July 21, 2019 1:30 pm


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Ohio raises age to buy tobacco to 21

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio is raising the minimum age to buy tobacco and related products from 18 to 21.

July 20, 2019 9:40 am


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Cyclist critically injured in Williams County collision

A bicyclist was critically injured Friday morning in a collision with a vehicle on a Williams County, Ohio, road, the Ohio State Highway...

July 20, 2019 6:32 am


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2 workers dead after being trapped in grain silo

TOLEDO, Ohio -- A grain shipping business in Ohio says two of its workers have died after they were trapped inside a silo.

July 19, 2019 2:10 pm


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Governor signs next 2-year, $69B Ohio budget, with 25 vetoes

Republican Gov. Mike DeWine approved a 4% cut in personal income taxes as part of Ohio's next state budget but vetoed 25 other items...

July 18, 2019 12:40 pm


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Pathogen that causes tree-killing disease found in Ohio

A plant pathogen that causes the tree-killing disease known as sudden oak death has been found in Ohio.

July 18, 2019 11:30 am


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Hot air balloon festival prepares for its 17th year

A hot air balloon festival in Ohio is preparing for its 17th year, despite challenges including the loss of a major sponsor and last year's...

July 18, 2019 11:30 am


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Ohio Senate OKs financial rescue of nuclear plants in state

The state Senate has approved legislation that would give Ohio's nuclear plants up to $150 million a year by adding a fee onto consumers'...

July 18, 2019 11:30 am


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Ohio workers' comp budget omits PTSD coverage for responders

Lawmakers have approved a two-year budget for Ohio's insurance fund for injured workers after missing the initial deadline at the end of...

July 18, 2019 11:10 am


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Ohio lawmakers vote to allow growing hemp, selling CBD oil

The Republican-led Legislature has passed a measure that would allow Ohio farmers and university researchers to grow industrial hemp and...

July 18, 2019 11:10 am


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Court to hear arguments about video showing judge being shot

Ohio appellate judges will hear arguments on Thursday about whether a surveillance video showing a county judge being shot and wounded is a...

July 18, 2019 11:10 am


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Former death row inmate could learn whether he'll go home

A 49-year-old Jordanian man who spent two decades on Ohio's death row could soon find out whether he is going home.

July 18, 2019 10:30 am


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Vote nears on financial rescue for Ohio's nuclear plants

State lawmakers are closing in on a decision on whether to OK a financial rescue for Ohio's two nuclear plants.

July 17, 2019 4:20 pm


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Dad builds 5-year-old son $30K 'Field of Dreams'

An Ohio boy's wish for a "Field of Dreams" has become reality two years later.

July 17, 2019 11:00 am


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Ohio city council proposes reducing marijuana penalties

The city council of Ohio's capital city is considering legislation reducing penalties for possessing marijuana.

July 17, 2019 11:00 am