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Columbus, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Andrew:

Death row inmate with execution date dies of heart attack

The state says a condemned prisoner with a scheduled execution date for killing his 3-year-old son has died of a heart attack. → Read More

Ohio’s GOP elections chief faces conservative foe in primary

The winner of Tuesday’s GOP primary will face Democrat Chelsea Clark, a suburban Cincinnati City Council member and businesswoman, in November’s general election. Clark is running unopposed Tuesday. → Read More

Ohio’s GOP elections chief faces conservative foe in primary

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Republican primary for secretary of state features a matchup between incumbent elections chief Frank LaRose, endorsed by ... → Read More

Ohio's GOP elections chief faces conservative foe in primary

Ohio's Republican primary for secretary of state features a matchup between incumbent elections chief Frank LaRose, endorsed by former President Donald Trump, and conservative challenger John Adams, who has questioned the results of the 2020 presidential election. → Read More

Cities ask Netflix, Hulu, streaming services to pay cable fees

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Should Netflix and other streaming services have to pay local governments the same fees levied on cable operators? That was the question before the Ohio Supreme Court during a Wednesday hearing, as the court debates whether streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu are covered by a state law that would require them to pay to play. → Read More

Cities ask Netflix, Hulu, stream services to pay cable fees

Should Netflix and other streaming services have to pay local governments the same fees levied on cable operators? → Read More

Cities ask Netflix, Hulu, stream services to pay cable fees

The Ohio Supreme Court is debating whether Netflix and other streaming services should have to pay local governments the same fees levied on cable operators → Read More

Ohio Cities ask Netflix, Hulu, stream services to pay cable fees

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Should Netflix and other streaming services have to pay local governments the same fees levied on cable operators?That was the → Read More

Ohio prisons ramp up fight against contraband

COLUMBUS, Ohio — From X-ray body scanners to anti-drone technology, the state is ramping up efforts to keep contraband out of Ohio prisons as drugs a → Read More

Ohio collecting surplus helmets, vests for Ukraine defense

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Friday the state will collect hundreds of donated helmets, protective vests and other surplus police equipment for the civilian defense of Ukraine. → Read More

Ohio GOP lawmakers push sexual orientation discussion ban

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio educators would be banned from teaching about sexual orientation or gender identity in kindergarten through third grade under n → Read More

GOP lawmakers, Ohio AG, want public safety a factor in bail

Judges in Ohio would be required to consider criminal suspects’ threat to public safety when setting bail amounts under a state constitutional amendment proposed by Republican lawmakers that could go before voters this fall. → Read More

Political mapmaking body approves previously rejected plan

The next set of proposed boundaries for new state legislative districts has arrived at the Ohio Supreme Court, which must decide for the fourth time whether the maps are constitutionally sound. → Read More

Work continues on next set of Ohio maps

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s political mapmaking body disagreed along partisan lines Monday on the best way to finish work on a new set of constitut → Read More

Woman accused of smuggling drug-soaked papers into prisons

Federal prosecutors have alleged that a South African woman helped orchestrate a scheme to smuggle dozens of packages containing sheets of paper soaked in drugs into prisons in Ohio and elsewhere. → Read More

Ohio high court to weigh end of $300 weekly unemployment payment

The court on Thursday set a May 25 hearing. → Read More

Dewine delivers first State of the State address in 3 years

Gov. Mike DeWine used his first State of the State speech in three years on Wednesday to boast about Ohio’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and its economic health while also pledging new investments in Appalachia and calling for more efforts to address mental illness treatment. → Read More

DeWine makes 1st statewide address in 3 years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine used his first State of the State speech in three years on Wednesday to boast about Ohio’s recovery from → Read More

Ohio capital city to spend millions on upgraded bodycams

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s capital and largest city will spend nearly $19 million on an upgraded police body-worn and in-cruiser camera system tha → 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