Ohio House Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood

There was an outburst in the Ohio House after it voted 59-32 to pass a bill to defund Planned Parenthood. The bill now awaits Governor Kasich’s signature.
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After John Kasich surged to second place in the New Hampshire presidential primary,frontrunner Donald Trump declared he may have to get tougher on the Ohio governor in the next phase of the campaign – in part because of Kasich’s attacks on him. 

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The city of Cleveland has filed a legal claim against the estate of Tamir Rice over a $500 bill for an ambulance ride.

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Three Ohio women who filed a federal lawsuit accusing Chipotle Mexican Grill of gender discrimination have been awarded a total of about $600,000 in damages.

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While Donald Trump claimed the top spot in the New Hampshire primary, Gov. John Kasich generated a lot of buzz with his second place finish.

With Kasich finishing in second, topping other big hitters such as Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, he seems to have new momentum going into the next round of primaries.

New Hampshire prides itself on surprising people with the outcome of its first-in-the-nation presidential primary. This year, though, the top winner in each party was the candidate the polls had long predicted would win.

So if there was any surprise, it was that the candidates those polls had been smiling on were Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. Less than a year ago, neither would have been thought a likely candidate, let alone a plausible winner.

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Police in Marysville say two people have been taken to a local hospital after a train derailed Tuesday morning.

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Capital University has a new president.  The board of trustees has unanimously elected Elizabeth Paul as Capital’s 16th president.  Paul, who takes office July 1st currently serves as executive vice president and provost at Stetson University in Florida. 

The Ohio Supreme Court has sent a lawsuit challenging Cleveland's traffic camera ticket system back to a judge for further deliberation.

The court's 4-3 decision Tuesday said the judge must first decide whether drivers had to use the city's administrative appeal process before suing for damages.

The Supreme Court said an earlier appeals court ruling allowed the lawsuit to continue but didn't address the issue of the administrative process

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The Ohio Department of Health reports its first case of Zika virus in a 30 year old woman who traveled to Haiti and lives in Cleveland.

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The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the state's elections chief by backers of an effort aimed at controlling prescription drug prices.

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