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A day that medical marijuana activists have been waiting on for decades dawns on September 8, when the state law creating a medical marijuana program in Ohio takes effect. But with less than two weeks to go, there’s a lot of work to do.

Copyright Henryk Sadura

Gov. John Kasich’s office is not confirming or denying reports that the state’s youth and adult prison systems might merge in the future.

Jo Ingles

The Ohio Democratic Party is appealing a federal court decision that cancels the so-called "Golden Week", when voters can register and cast ballots at the same time.

Ohio House of Representatives

Residents in the 8th Congressional district in western Ohio may be getting a little vote-weary. The people who used to be represented by House Speaker John Boehner are facing their third election since March, and another one is ahead in November.

Dan Konik

Some Ohio communities are already considering opting out of allowing medical marijuana dispensaries and facilities already opting out of hosting dispensaries before the plan is even implemented. But one Ohio community is rolling out the red carpet for the new medical marijuana industry.


The state and its largest online charter school are locked in a dispute over how to prove it’s providing an education to its more than 15,000 students. That fight is not just playing out in court but through TV, radio and web ads featuring a student defense.

M.L. Schultze

Some state legislators who couldn’t stop a law banning communities from creating local hiring quotas are pleased the city of Cleveland is taking it on in court.

Statehouse News Bureau

The Libertarian Party of Ohio made a dicey move to try to get their presidential nominee, Gary Johnson, onto the ballot. But that move ultimately paid off.

Karen Kasler

There may be no week in which Ohioans can register and cast ballots at the same time, if a ruling from a panel of three federal judges shortening Ohio’s early voting period holds up.

Karen Kasler

There’s a new tool for Apple users who want to know more about Ohio’s history in presidential elections – and its role in the upcoming one.