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Majority Republicans in the Ohio House aren’t united behind a plan to impeach Governor Mike DeWine over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine told CNN Sunday he and First Lady Fran DeWine tested negative on Sauturday for COVID-19. 

Following a second test administered today in Columbus, Governor Mike DeWine has tested negative for COVID-19. First Lady Fran DeWine and staff members have also all tested negative for the virus. 

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine tested positive for COVID-19 today, just ahead of a planned meeting with President Trump in Cleveland. DeWine says he took the test as part of standard protocol. The governor held a press conference later in the day from his home in Cedarville.

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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. 

As the Ohio Department of Health reported the second highest single-day total of COVID-19 cases, Governor Mike DeWine ordered mandatory face masks for the entire state beginning Thursday at 6pm.  

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Ohio health officials Sunday reported 11-hundred new cases of COVID-19 and 42 more deaths. 

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine vetoed a bill Friday, as promised, that would have prohibited criminal penalties for violations of state or local health orders related to the coronavirus pandemic as the number of daily cases hit a new record of 1,679 cases.

Ohio Governor Mike Dewine made an unusual direct address to Ohioans late this afternoon, as the number of COVID-19 cases and hospital admission rises. 

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A potential showdown is coming between state lawmakers and Gov. Mike DeWine, over a bill passed last month that hits at the power and reach of public health orders issued during the pandemic. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

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A company partly owned by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is among those that received loans under the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program. 

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Franklin County is one of seven counties that scored highest  on color-coded coronavirus risk map of Ohio unveiled today. 

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Ohio Governor Mike Dewine says he is not ordering increased restrictions on businesses.  

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A new Quinnipiac University poll of registered Ohio voters shows a statistical tie between President Trump and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. 

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Six pop-up testing sites will open around Columbus on Friday, part of the state's effort to identify potential COVID-19 hotspots with more aggressive testing. 

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is proceeding with plans to create what he says will be more accountability and oversight for law enforcement. 

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says casinos, amusement parks and racetracks will be allowed to reopen June 19.  

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Ohio's governor and one of its two U.S. senators say the military shouldn't be sent into their home state as police brutality protests continue. 

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Gov. Mike DeWine changed his initial mask mandate as a condition of businesses reopening, instead requiring masks for employees but not for customers. But while mask wearing has become something of a partisan symbol, DeWine said it shouldn’t be.

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The Ohio Senate has rejected a house-passed measure to limit the powers of the governor and state health director in issuing health orders. 

Salons, barbershops and outdoor dining can begin to reopen May 15th, under guidelines being released today by Governor Mike DeWine, and restaurants and bars can fully reopen by May 21.  But he says  reopening Ohio carries a risk.

Karen Kasler / Statehouse News Bureau

Republicans in the Ohio House have approved a bill that would limit the power and length of public health orders on coronavirus that their fellow Republican, Gov. Mike DeWine, has been issuing through Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports the bill reflects a split in the GOP on how to restart the economy that could carry over into the future.

Ohio's "Stay at Home" order has been extended to May 29, and is being rebranded as "Stay Safe Ohio". 

Associated Press

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says the state's stay-at-home order that was set to expire today will be extended until May 29.

Dentist offices are among the medical providers permitted to reopen Friday as part of the governor's health services reopening in Ohio. 

Associated Press

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is backtracking on his Monday order about the use of protective masks by retail customers, saying instead that they're a strong recommendation.  

Doctors, dentists and veterinarians may begin reopening May 1st, but restaurants and hair salons remain on hold. 

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is calling on the federal government to help provide crucial materials that would allow for an increase in testing for coronavirus. 

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says plans to begin reopening businesses in Ohio continue to evolve.  He gave a few more details at Friday's press conference on plans to slowly begin phase one May 1st.

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