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GOP incumbent, accuser at odds over texts in Ohio House race

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A woman with whom an Ohio state lawmaker acknowledged exchanging sexual text messages has launched a campaign to unseat him and threatened to release more details about their rel...

3 in Ohio House want lawmaker to resign over crass remarks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group of Democratic women in the Ohio House say a veteran Republican lawmaker who has apologized for offensive remarks he made during a staff member's going-away party should r...

Ohio bans doctors from performing Down syndrome abortions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome, joining two other states with similarly strict legislation. Republi...

Ohio senator who resigned is sorry for inappropriate conduct

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio state senator who resigned abruptly this week is apologizing for inappropriate conversations and physical contact with a state worker. Republican Cliff ...

Abortion clinic dispute to be argued in Ohio Supreme Court

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A dispute over whether to shut down Toledo's last abortion clinic is headed to the Ohio Supreme Court in a case both sides view as pivotal. At issue in Tuesday's ...

Ohio governor works to erase state's 'Rust Belt' label

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich has a pet peeve: the use of the term "Rust Belt" to describe his state. The Republican governor wants to send the label to the scrap heap ...

Ohio becomes 1st state to ban plywood on vacant properties

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Boarded-up property will no longer be synonymous with blight in Ohio. With the governor's signature Wednesday, the state has become the first to outlaw the use ...

Ohio pulls license of 1 of state's last few abortion clinics

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has revoked the operating license of one of the state's few remaining abortion clinics on grounds it failed to obtain a required transfer agreement with a nearby hospital fo...