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7 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo
Elmore Police Officer Jose "Andy" Chavez was gunned down last weekend while celebrating his birthday with relatives at a the Last Call Bar in Fremont.
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12 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
The Ohio Department of Taxation has launched a mobile app that will allow taxpayers to check the status of their tax refunds from a mobile device.
14 hrs ago | Lucianne.com
Good morning. My name is Bill Johnson, and I'm proud to represent Eastern and Southeastern Ohio in the House of Representatives.
Backers of a constitutional amendment that would expand early voting hours and potentially lead to more provisional ballots being counted have been given the green light to begin collecting signatures to qualify for the November ballot.
Judicial Watch on Friday announced through media communications that it has joined forces with the Allied Educational Foundation in filing an amicus curiae brief in support of a lawsuit seeking a permanent injunction against an Ohio law preventing state initiative sponsors from recruiting out-of-state volunteers from gathering ballot initiative ... (more)
If so, you will become eligible for Medicare and will likely have questions about your health care benefits.
For many years, most residents of the Northern Panhandle and East Ohio have been able to count on volunteer fire departments to come to our aid in emergencies.
Gov. John Kasich's proposed mid-biennium budget review would cut income tax rates by about 8.5 percent and make up the difference by boosting taxes on cigarettes and fracking.
The United States is fortunate to have more coal than any other country in the world.
Why, with no proof of widespread voter fraud, would you want to make it harder for entire groups of Americans -- mostly black, low-income, female and elderly -- to cast their ballots? It's as pathetic as it is horrifying, and it's happening where I live, in the battleground state of Ohio, which every Republican presidential candidate has had to win ... (more)
A Florida woman who's son, Jordan Davis, was killed at a gas station after an argument over loud music was in Ohio Thursday urging lawmakers not to pass a bill that opponents claim is "stand your ground."
There are many bills in the Ohio Legislature to be voted upon regarding companion animals and livestock and the care and cruelty convictions on behalf of the animals.
A Republican lawmaker from the Cincinnati area wants to change a state tax policy that he says penalizes married heterosexuals.
A group pushing to enshrine voting provisions in the Ohio Constitution got the green light Thursday morning to collect signatures to put the amendment on the November ballot.
Robert Cole Sprague , Chairman of the House Prescription Drug Addiction and Healthcare Reform Study Committee, announced Wednesday that House Bill 367 passed out of the Ohio House of Representatives.
Facing what looked to be a vote in its favor on the floor of the Ohio House of Representatives, a bill to overhaul Ohio's tow truck industry was sent back to committee Wednesday.