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Toledo, OH, United States

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Recent articles by John:

DeWine, Whaley win governor nominations

COLUMBUS — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday won his party’s nomination for a second term in office, overcoming conservative anger of his → Read More

Ohio Republican Gov. DeWine faces test of far right’s sway

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine’s performance in the state’s primary Tuesday will provide a gauge of just how far to the right his par... → Read More

Ohio Democrats make play for women's vote in governor's race

Democrats selecting their nominee for governor in Ohio have a choice between a two-woman ticket and a man-led ticket endorsed by feminist icon Gloria Steinem. Nan Whaley, a former Dayton mayor, is seeking to be the state's first elected female governor. She’s up against ex-Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley, whose running mate won Steinem's respect when talking publicly about having an abortion after… → Read More

Ohio Democrats make play for women’s vote in governor’s race

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Democrats selecting their nominee for governor in Ohio have a choice between a two-woman ticket and a man-led ticket endorsed by f... → Read More

Ohio State settles more suits over sex abuse by team doctor

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University will pay $2 million to settle more lawsuits brought by men who said they were sexually abused decades ago b → Read More

DeWine aims to overcome anger in party base

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The school closures, stay-at-home mandates and curfews that Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine imposed early in the pandemic still → Read More

Ohio’s GOP governor aims to overcome anger in party base

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The school closures, stay-at-home mandates and curfews that Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine imposed early in the pandemic still i... → Read More

Ohio's GOP governor aims to overcome anger in party base

The school closures, stay-at-home mandates and curfews that Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine imposed early in the pandemic still infuriate Donald Trump's most loyal supporters. His dismissal of the former president's stolen election lie and criticism that Trump “poured gas on the fire" before the U.S. Capitol riot put him at odds with many GOP voters. → Read More

Democratic gubernatorial candidates meet in primary debate, blame DeWine for state's woes

Two Democrats running for governor of Ohio faced off Tuesday night in a primary debate. Former Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley and former Dayton Mayor Nan Whaleymet for their first debate at Central State University. Cranley and Whaley are the only Democrats running in the gubernatorial race, trying to unseat incumbent Gov. Mike DeWine. The gubernatorial debate was hosted by the Ohio Debate… → Read More

Republican candidates in crowded race for U.S. Senate take stage for primary debate

While many questions remain about Ohio's May 3 primary election, candidates for the state's U. S. Senate seat are taking to the debate stage. Monday night, seven Republican candidates took part in a primary debate at Central State University. State Sen. Matt Dolan, Mike Gibbons, Josh Mandel, Neil Patel, Mark Pukita, Jane Timken, and JD Vance are all took part in Monday night's debate. All but… → Read More

DeWine to give statewide address after pandemic delay

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The world has turned upside down since March 5, 2019, the only time Ohio first-term Republican Gov. Mike DeWine has delivered a Stat → Read More

Ohio Gov. DeWine to give statewide address after pandemic delay

The world has turned upside down since March 5, 2019, the only time Ohio first-term Republican Gov. Mike DeWine has delivered a State of the State address. The veteran politician twice canceled the speech due to the coronavirus pandemic, but still became the most viewed governor in state history by giving dozens of televised daily news conferences documenting Ohio’s efforts to slow the spread of… → Read More

Fraternity pledge’s death a year ago spurs changes in hazing

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — During the year since a fraternity pledge died from alcohol poisoning, Bowling Green State University has hired a hazing preventio... → Read More

Fraternity pledge's death a year ago spurs changes in hazing

During the year since a fraternity pledge died from alcohol poisoning, Bowling Green State University has hired a hazing prevention coordinator and made it easier for students to tell the school about hazing, resulting in more reports. → Read More

BGSU fraternity pledge’s death a year ago spurs changes in hazing

BOWLING GREEN — During the year since a fraternity pledge died from alcohol poisoning, Bowling Green State University has hired a hazing prevention c → Read More

Purdue Pharma deal has families deflated, angry but hopeful

For those who lost loved ones in the opioid crisis, making sure the family behind OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma paid a price was never just about money → Read More

Purdue Pharma deal has families deflated, angry but hopeful

For those who lost loved ones in the opioid crisis, making sure the family behind OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma paid a price was never just about money → Read More

Purdue Pharma deal has families deflated, angry but hopeful

For those who lost loved ones in the opioid crisis, making sure the family behind OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma paid a price was never just about money. What many wanted was a chance to confront the Sackler family face to face, to make them feel their pain. → Read More

Purdue Pharma, US states agree to new opioid settlement

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has reached a nationwide settlement over its role in the opioid crisis → Read More

Purdue Pharma, US states agree to new opioid settlement

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has reached a nationwide settlement over its role in the opioid crisis → Read More