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A bill designed to help protect victims of dating violence that lawmakers said was a high priority is on its way to the Senate. 

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A program that helps working families in Ohio afford health care for their children with serious medical conditions is in limbo right now. 

Dan Konik

Drug addiction councilors are speaking out against a bill that would send an ex-convict to jail if they fail a drug test. They say this proposal uses the judicial system to solve a health care crisis. 

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The annual statewide Martin Luther King Jr. oratory contest brought out some strong words from its student winners.

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The state has honored seven people for carrying on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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This week has been one long series of candidate shuffling as different Democratic and Republican contenders for governor have either joined forces with other candidates or moved to another race. One candidate has now dropped out completely.

Andy Chow

A state lawmaker is introducing a bill that would require drug companies to slash their prices. The legislation is similar to the measure voters overwhelmingly voted down on last year’s ballot. The senator says there are some key differences that might help its chances, though Democrats are deep in the minority.

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Many schools throughout the state are closing early because the ice and snow is expected later this afternoon. Ohio Department of Transportation crews are preparing for it.

Andy Chow

The Trump Administration is clearing the way for states to attach work requirements for Medicaid. The announcement has sparked outrage among health care advocates. This can mean some changes for the state’s program.

Karen Kasler

The state’s largest online charter school could be in danger of closing in the near future with the news that the school is losing its sponsor. This is just the latest domino to fall for the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, which has been battling financial and regulatory issues for years now. 

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