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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says the state's coronavirus testing capacity is about to expand dramatically. 

Updated at 11:16 p.m. ET

The Food and Drug Administration is cautioning the public about the reliability of a widely used rapid test for the coronavirus. The test, made by Abbott Laboratories, has been linked with inaccurate results that could falsely reassure patients that they are not infected with the virus.

The Trump administration has promoted the test as a key factor in controlling the epidemic in the U.S., and it's used for daily testing at the White House.

Columbus City Council last night approved tax breaks for five companies that officials say will retain or create a total of 723 jobs. 

As Ohio's heroin overdose epidemic nears a record high in deaths, lobbyists representing prescription drug makers poured more than 3.5 million into Ohio political coffers over the last decade.