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US subpoenas Oregon insurance website documents

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed state records for a grand jury investigation of the troubled Cover Oregon health insurance website, the governor’s office said Tuesday. Oregon abandoned its plans for an independent online exchange after it...

Tuesday’s Scores

Strongsville 5, Garfield Hts. 0 Holland Springfield 12, Perrysburg 1 Notre Dame Academy 2, Whitehouse Anthony Wayne 1 Cols. DeSales 1, Marysville 0 Delaware Hayes 7, Lancaster 0 Powell Olentangy Liberty 5, Worthington Kilbourne 0 Sunbury Big Walnut 9, Pickerington Cent. 2 Cle....

New distribution center to share tax savings

McLane Co., which will open a grocery distribution center on Findlay’s north end in 2016, eventually employing 425, will benefit from two large tax breaks, state and city officials announced Tuesday. The business won a $3.6 million job creation tax credit from the state. McLane...

Ohio Inducts 12 More Into Senior Citizens Hall

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials have honored 12 people with inductions into the state Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. The hall recognizes the impact of the contributions of leaders in their fields, community activists and others who have benefited the state. The induction...

$1.5 Million Seized In Ohio Gambling Investigation

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have seized more than $1.5 million in what they’re calling an investigation into illegal gambling in eastern Ohio. Warrants were served at eight locations in and around Steubenville (STOO’-behn-vihl) in the investigation by the...
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Court halts Missouri execution; state appeals

FILE – In this Feb. 9, 2014 file photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections is Russell Bucklew who is scheduled to die for killing a romantic rival as part of a crime spree in southeast Missouri in 1996. Bucklew, who suffers from a congenital condition that...

Correction: Physician Assistants Story

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a May 18 story about an Ohio bill, The Associated Press, relying on information from the office of the bill’s sponsor, reported erroneously that the measure would give physician assistants the authority to write prescriptions. Current state law...

Ohio’s Bar On College-athlete Unions Moves Forward

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate committee has approved legislation saying college athletes are not employees under state law. The employee status of full-scholarship football players became an issue in March, after a federal labor official ruled Northwestern University...
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Editorial: Larry Hogan for Maryland governor

MARYLAND’S MORIBUND Republican Party is holding a primary for governor next month, though voters might be excused for not noticing. Even compared with the lackluster Democratic contest, which has not set pulses galloping, the GOP race is a low-key affair, featuring...
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Editorial: Some in GOP would allow schools to opt out of nutritional standards for students’ lunches

THE FEDERAL government spends more than $10 billion a year on the National School Lunch Program, which serves more than 30 million students in kindergarten through 12th grade. For that, taxpayers should expect schools not to feed their children junk. That was the reasonable logic...