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Ohio Supreme Court Reschedules Executions of Two Condemned Killers

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May 30, 2014

A Columbus federal judge had postponed the execution of Ronald Phillips and William Montgomery to allowe debate over the state’s new lethal injection procedures.

Christian Group Wants Ohio Voters to Show ID

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May 30, 2014

The Ohio Christian Alliance says it will begin collecting petition signatures for a ballot effort if state lawmakers balk at a bill to require a state-issued photo ID at the polls.

Federal Judge Orders Temporary Halt To Ohio Executions

A federal judge has placed a two-and-a-half month moratorium on the death penalty in Ohio.
28, 2014

A federal judge has ordered a 2 1/2-month moratorium on executions in Ohio to allow time for arguments over the state’s new lethal injection procedures.

OHSAA Reduces Competitive Advantage of Ohio Private Schools

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23, 2014

Ohio high school athletic director have approved changes that will look to reduce the advantage well-funded private school often have over the public school rivals.

Ohio Death Penalty Committee Releases Final Report

A task force that studied the death penalty in Ohio issued its final report Wednesday. The report includes 56 recommendations.
May 21, 2014

A committee that spent over two years studying Ohio’s capital punishment law has released its final report with recommendations aimed at reducing the influence of race and geography on death penalty cases.

Bucyrus Mayor Dies Shortly After Council Meeting

Moore was elected to the post in 2012 in the city of about 12,000 people, about 65 miles north of Columbus.
May 21, 2014

City officials say 50-year-old Roger Moore died unexpectedly Tuesday night shortly after a city council meeting.

State Approves Tax Breaks For Auto Glass Manufactuer

The state’s Tax Credit Authority on Tuesday approved a 15-year, 75 percent Job Creation Tax Credit for the company, which is setting up operations at the old GM plant in Moraine.
21, 2014

The state of Ohio has approved part of an incentive package for Fuyao, the Chinese auto-glass company coming to the former GM Moraine plant south of Dayton.

Executive Pleads Guilty In Ohio Campaign Probe

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The chief Financial officer of Suarez Corporation Industries says he'll cooperate with a probe into illegal campaign contributions.
19, 2014

The chief financial officer of Suarez Corporation Industries has agreed to cooperate in a case involving allegations that the company funneled illegal campaign contributions to two candidates.

Polls Shows Majority Support For Gay Marriage In Ohio

The poll also found that women, young people and Democrats all support gay marriage in higher numbers than men, older Ohioans and Republicans.
16, 2014

A new poll still shows a narrow majority of Ohio voters support gay marriage, unchanged from a similar poll this winter.

Singer Pushes Lawmakers To Make “Ohio” State Country Song

Zach Paxson is a singer and songwriter from northeast Ohio. And he’s on a campaign of his own, for his song “Ohio”.
May 15, 2014

A northeast Ohio man is hitting the campaign trail to promote a cause that’s very personal to him: enshrining into state law a song he wrote about his home state.