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A state representative from southern Ohio is reviving his efforts to impeach Governor Mike DeWine over actions taken to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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The Ohio House has approved a bi-partisan bill that pushes back on Governor Mike DeWine's authority to shut down businesses in a future health order.

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced a three-week curfew running from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. to slow the spread of COVID-19 as cases stay at near-record high levels.

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State health officials Monday reported 7,268 new cases of COVID-19 and 20 new deaths.  

As coronavirus cases spike in Michigan at an alarming rate, state officials announced a new emergency order sharply limiting indoor gatherings for three weeks.

Then a top Trump administration coronavirus adviser urged the state's residents to "rise up" against such measures, prompting the governor to respond that she is "not going to be bullied."

White House coronavirus adviser Dr. Scott Atlas tweeted Sunday, "The only way this stops is if people rise up. You get what you accept."

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With Ohio in the third week of COVID hospitalizations setting a new record each day, Governor Mike DeWine on Wednesday evening laid out two new health orders and previewed the possibility of a limited shutdown.

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says the state's ban on alcohol sales after 10 p.m. is under review, citing the hardship on bars and restaurants. 

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The state is allowing retailers to once again sell buffet style and to-go self-serve food items. 

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is rejecting a proposal from a Republican lawmaker who wants to cancel the state of emergency order he issued at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March. 

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The White House says President Trump will stop in Dayton on Monday for a campaign event. 

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has issued an order requiring schools to develop a COVID-19 reporting system for parents of kids who test positive.   

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine said Friday a health order for performance theaters is in the works. 

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A Franklin County judge has upheld the state's order banning the sale of alcohol after 10 pm at bars and restaurants. 

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A revised health order continues to state that contact sports teams cannot conduct games with other teams, and cannot allow spectators at their scrimmages.

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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.

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

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says the state is shifting to a new phase in the battle against the coronavirus, moving from state orders to strong recommendations.  

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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.