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Ohio Man, Girlfriend Accused Of Plotting Violent Attack

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – Federal prosecutors say an Ohio couple charged last month in a terrorism investigation is now accused of obtaining guns and explosives in a plot to kill others. The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced the indictments that include conspiracy charges against the pair from Toledo. Authorities in court documents filed… Read More

Gov. Justice takes the oath of office as his son James C. Justice III (center) looks on.

Judge Orders W. Va. Governor’s Company To Provide Financial Info

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A coal company West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice owns has been ordered by a federal court to release financial information to prosecutors. The Charleston Gazette-Mail quotes the U.S. District Court judge’s order filed Wednesday as saying attorneys for Justice Energy Co. are required to provide the information this month. Federal prosecutors… Read More

DeWine Nominates First Woman To Lead Ohio’s Prison System

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Governor-elect Mike DeWine announced the nomination of Annette Chambers-Smith as the next director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. If confirmed, Chambers-Smith would be the first woman to lead the DRC. DeWine says the two have discussed criminal justice reform, which includes prison overpopulation and recidivism. “As we move toward prison reform, which… Read More

Ohio Announces New Ballot Issue Signature Requirements

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s elections chief has announced new signature requirements for statewide ballot issues. The numbers of signatures now required are based on total voter turnout for the governor’s race in the November 2018 election. Statewide ballot issue committees must follow the new requirements through the 2022 gubernatorial general election. Under the changes… Read More

Former Kentucky Auditor Files Paperwork To Raise Money For Governor’s Race

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A former Kentucky auditor has filed paperwork to raise money for the 2019 governor’s race. Adam Edelen filed a letter of intent with the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance on Thursday. Edelen has not officially filed as a candidate, but Thursday’s filing is an indication he will run for governor. Edelen… Read More