The main entrance to Mount Carmel West Hospital is shown Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.
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Ohio Department Of Health Investigating Mount Carmel

State health officials are joining the investigation into Mount Carmel Health System after a doctor was fired for giving 27 people an excessive dose of the pain medication fentanyl.

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With negotiations over reopening the government at a standstill, President Trump offered to back temporary protections for some immigrants brought to the country illegally as children, many of whom are now adults, in exchange for funding for a wall on the Southern border.

In a White House speech on Saturday, Trump also offered to extend the Temporary Protected Status program that blocks deportation of certain immigrants fleeing civil unrest or natural disasters.

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Ohio beneficiaries of SNAP, the federal food assistance program, will see more money turn up on their cards before the end of the month.

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, left, and Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, speak to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018.
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Both of Ohio’s U.S. Senators are speaking out against the federal government shutdown, but U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown and U.S. Senator Rob Portman are taking different stances to bringing it back open.

The main entrance to Mount Carmel West Hospital is shown Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.
Andrew Welsh-Huggins / Associated Press

State health officials are joining the investigation into Mount Carmel Health System after a doctor was fired for giving 27 people an excessive dose of the pain medication fentanyl.

Gov. DeWine, GM CEO Discuss Future Of Lordstown Plant

Jan 18, 2019
The GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio, is slated to close in 2019 as part of a massive company restructuring.
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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has urged the head of General Motors to keep the automaker's Lordstown plant open or allow it to be sold quickly.

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Ohio has nearly 16,000 children in the custody of county children’s services agencies. Gov. Mike DeWine wants to increase the number of foster care families available to meet that need and has a plan to recruit more foster parents.

Joan Caleodis, of Martin's Ferry, Ohio, celebrates after making one of the first patient purchases of Ohio's Medical Marijuana program at Cresco Labs CY+ dispensary in Wintersville, Ohio, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019.
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Four medical marijuana dispensaries opened Wednesday to sell the first products to Ohioans.

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They may have missed their 30-day window for a referendum, but opponents of Columbus’ new ticket tax are still pursuing efforts to keep it from going into effect.

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Christine Allison remembers calling emergency services for her husband Troy, who was having trouble breathing.

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The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio is holding hearings on what could be the largest renewable energy project in the state.

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