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Ohio Highway Patrol troopers and Ohio National Guard personnel were at the Ohio Statehouse starting this weekend and continuing through Wednesday.

Security Remains High At Ohio Statehouse On Inauguration Day

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — On this inauguration day, security remains high at the Ohio Statehouse after preparations for a weekend armed march that never fully materialized. They included a stepped-up increase of law enforcement and limited access to the building. Gov. Mike DeWine said there were “credible threats” of violence directed at Ohio, which led him to authorize 580… Read More

A group of Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers helps with putting up fencing around the closed-off entrance to the west side of the Ohio Statehouse, where protests are often held.

More Ohio National Guard Called Up For “Armed March” Planned This Weekend

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Saying “violence will not be tolerated in Ohio”, Gov. Mike DeWine says the Highway Patrol and the Ohio National Guard will back up Columbus police forces for a planned “armed march” by right-wing and pro-Trump supporters this weekend. DeWine said 700 members of the Ohio National Guard will be… Read More