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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther said Friday he is asking Columbus City Council to approve an ordinance on Monday limiting hours of operation for bars, nightclubs and restaurants as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. 

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says he was on a call with a White House official who said Columbus is one of 11 major cities that should take 'aggressive' steps to mitigate coronavirus outbreaks. 

A new analysis by the non-partisan Center for Public Integrity shows Republicans in the Ohio Legislature made more direct donations to state-level elections in 2014 than the state Democratic party made to all its candidates combined.