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Among the many things Ohio lawmakers will have to decide when they come back to the Statehouse this week is what to do with Ohio’s primary election, delayed last week because of coronavirus concerns. Statehouse correspondent Jo Ingles reports.

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says the late night order to close voting locations for Tuesday's primary election was to make it clear that in-person voting would be delayed.

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Gov. Mike DeWine is warning families that new public health orders could come in the future that end up closing daycare facilities. At this point, that hasn't happened and the state is taking other steps to help relieve the pressure on those centers.

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Ohio’s governor is pushing back on the Trump administration over a key issue – accepting refugees. 

2019 was a year that saw a lot of talk about bills that would lift restrictions on guns until the deadly mass shooting in Dayton turned the tables.

Abortion was a big issue in Ohio in 2019, as it has been for several years. 

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One of the first pieces of legislation signed by Mike DeWine in his first year as governor was an abortion ban. 

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State lawmakers are considering two Republican-backed bills eliminating current and future bans on single-use plastic bags enacted by local governments.  

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Lawmakers are preparing to hold more hearings on a bill that makes it easier to use lethal force as self-defense in a threatening situation.

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Thursday released a broad plan to combat the toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie, and says the plan will take time to work. 

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is calling for a review of the state's foster care system, citing the effects of the opioid crisis. 

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More than 36 hundred people have written letters, emails and made phone calls to Ohio Governor Mike DeWine in the month following the Dayton shootings. 

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Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he supports some of Governor Mike DeWine's 17-point plan to curb gun violence. 

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The State Medical Board of Ohio says its handling of sexual misconduct complaints has "substantially advanced" since its 1996 investigation of an Ohio State University team doctor who was accused of abusing male students but never disciplined. 

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says allowing the state to take over dozens of pending lawsuits filed by cities and counties against opioid manufacturers and distributers is a "serious mistake."  

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine wants to require warrants and protection orders for certain violent crimes be entered into criminal background systems. 

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is dismissing a legislator's proposal to use fentanyl to execute death row inmates as the state struggles to find a lethal injection protocol that will be approved by the courts. 

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One of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s proposed gun law changes in the wake of the August 4 Dayton shooting is an idea that’s been talked about before, and has passed in 17 states – a way to remove guns from people who are thought to be dangerous to themselves or others.

Gov. Mike DeWine, R-Ohio, is calling for a version of the "red flag" law, expanded background checks, and other gun control proposals in response to the mass shooting in Dayton over the weekend that left nine people dead. These proposals represent a dramatic shift in the way Ohio's state leadership has handled gun policies for most of the decade.

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Republican Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is responding to Sunday's mass shooting in Dayton by urging the GOP-led state Legislature to pass laws requiring background checks for nearly all gun sales, tougher penalties for violent felons, and allowing courts to restrict firearms access for people perceived as threats.  

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says evidence made public over the past two weeks makes clear that drugmakers were responsible for the U.S. opioid crisis. 

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A new Quinnipiac University poll shows a majority of Ohioans support background checks for gun sales, favor legalized abortion and oppose one of the most recent state restrictions on it.

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Mike DeWine’s first tour of the Ohio State Fairgrounds as governor Wednesday was mostly a festive affair.

A federal judge in Cincinnati has temporarily blocked Ohio's so-called "Heart Beat Bill" which bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.  

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Gov. Mike DeWine is requesting help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for ten counties that suffered damage from the tornadoes that ripped through Ohio earlier this week. 

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The National Weather Service confirms two tornadoes touched down in Pickaway County Monday night south of Circleville. 

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Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio attacked the increasingly restrictive climate surrounding women's reproductive issues this week.  

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It appears the United Auto Workers Union will not sign off on plans to sell the closed General Motors plant in Lordstown to Cincinnati-based eletric truck maker Workhorse Group. 

Plans are in the works to sell the closed General Motors plant in Lordstown to a company that intends to build electric trucks there.

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Republican Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says he's concerned about attacks at houses of worship, including at a synagogue in California over the weekend. 

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