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The Ohio Supreme Court building in downtown Columbus, Ohio.

In 2018, Ohio Supreme Court Made Big Decisions On Abortion, Death Penalty

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It was a big year for the Ohio Supreme Court, with decisions on abortion, the death penalty and bobbleheads and the final blow to what had been the state’s largest online charter school. These and others  decisions from the court were some of the stories that made headlines in 2018. One of the biggest rulings… Read More

Cincinnati Zoo’s Premature Hippo Fiona Hits Big Milestone

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CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo is celebrating another milestone for its famous premature baby hippo. The zoo said Wednesday that Fiona has hit 1,000 pounds. The zoo acknowledges reaching that weight mark is more of a sentimental milestone since full-grown female hippos weigh about three times that. Senior keeper Jenna Wingate tells WVXU radio that it’s “a big… Read More

Ohio Legislature Fails To Pass ‘Heartbeat Bill’ Over Kasich’s Veto

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The “Heartbeat Bill” has once again failed to overcome Gov. John Kasich’s veto. Legislators returned to session after Christmas to reconsider the controversial abortion ban, and while the Ohio House managed to reach a two-thirds majority to overturn the veto, the bill did not pass the Ohio Senate. The so-called “Heartbeat Bill” would end abortion… Read More

Ohio Legislature Override Kasich Veto On Self-Defense Gun Bill

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The Ohio House and Senate have voted to override Gov. John Kasich’s veto on, HB228, a bill that would revamp the way the state handles self-defense cases in court. The bill shifts the burden of proof in self-defense cases from the defense to the prosecution. The legislation had strong support from pro-gun groups who said this… Read More