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A new mobile application launched by medical helicopter company MedFlight will help connect first responders to MedFlight crews and dispatchers in situations where a helicopter may be needed.

A ban on most abortions after the first detectable fetal heartbeat has once again cleared the Ohio House, leaving the rest of the two-year session for advocates to lobby the bill's opponents in the Ohio Senate.
Backers of an effort to legalize marijuana in Ohio for medicinal and recreational use have started collecting the thousands of signatures needed to get the proposal before voters.
Ohio's transportation budget was expected to head to Gov. John Kasich without a provision to boost the speed limit to 75 mph on certain rural freeways and the turnpike.
An agreement has been reached over death row inmates' subpoenas of Board of Pharmacy information about drugs used for lethal injection in Ohio.
The panel commissioned by Gov. John Kasich to study police and community relations in Ohio is getting closer to a final report.

A bill cracking down on low-performing Ohio charter schools and imposing a host of new accountability standards on sponsors has cleared its first legislative hurdle.

State senators have passed Ohio's transportation budget after a committee dropped a proposal that would have raised the speed limit to 75 mph on certain rural freeways and the turnpike.

Update 3:43 p.m. The Ohio Senate has approved a proposal to extend the 20-year time period for prosecuting rape and sexual battery.

The bill provides an additional five years for prosecution from the time a potential suspect is identified through DNA testing.

The state Supreme Court has ordered a northeastern Ohio school board to release the names of replacement teachers brought in during a 2013 strike.