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Ohio's elections chief has identified an additional 385 non-citizens who are registered to vote in the presidential battleground state, including 82 who cast ballots in at least one election.

Those 385 represent about .005 percent of all registered voters in Ohio.

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Columbus Police say more officers will carry a drug overdose antidote after dozens of heroin users were revived with it during a pilot program.

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A state certification process will require that all Ohio police departments for the first time collect data on the race and gender of people they pull over in traffic stops or take aside for questioning.

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The judge who will preside over the murder retrial of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a black driver during a minor traffic stop plans to get an update from attorneys on pretrial progress in the case.

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Ohio is celebrating 214 years of statehood this year, and the Statehouse in Columbus is marking the occasion with a family-friendly party on March 5.

We know that in times of heightened stress, human instincts tell us to fight or flee. For some American Muslims, the current political climate has created a need for more Muslims to stand up and fight by seeking political office.

"Muslims didn't ask to be dragged into the spotlight, but now that we're there and we need to push back," said Robert McCaw, director of government affairs at the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). "Getting into elected offices is one of the best means."

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If Columbus City Council wants a change, both liberal and conservative advocates say a committee proposal will just lead to more of the same.

Tuesday night, President Trump will address a joint session of Congress for the first time. After a chaotic first month, it will be a chance for Trump to reset his relationship with voters, who currently give him historically-low approval ratings.

It will also be a chance for him to reassure congressional Republicans, whose view of the new administration runs the gamut from optimism to unease.

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700,000 Ohioans are enrolled in Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. And concerns about the repeal of the ACA brought Gov. John Kasich to Washington to meet with President Trump and other Republican governors this weekend.

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