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Pennsylvania will soon have new congressional maps.

The United States Supreme Court has decided not to block a state court ruling requiring Pennsylvania's Legislature to immediately redraw its legislative boundaries.

Pennsylvania's state Supreme Court had previously ruled those 18 congressional districts — drawn by a Republican Legislature and signed by a Republican governor in 2011 — were overly partisan and violated the state Constitution.

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Jan 29, 2018
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Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor's relationship with Gov. John Kasich has become distant since Lt. Gov. Taylor announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination for governor. Gov. Kasich has endorsed and supports Lt. Gov. Taylor's campaign.  

We'll take a look at the governor's race, Gov. Kasich's Supreme Court pick, and more of the latest in state and national news with our reporter panel. 

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Franklin County Sheriff’s office has released the name of the deputy who shot and killed 16-year-old Joseph Haynes, as well as video of the day of the incident.

Esther Honig

Rianne Dotson smokes a cigarette on the front steps of her grandmother’s home off South Parson’s Ave. Like the rest of the family, Dotson says she’s feeling an immense amount of grief after receiving a phone call yesterday informing her that her 16-year-old nephew had been fatally shot.

“We’re feeling a lot of pain, a lot of hurt, and we’re wanting justice,” Dotson says.

Esther Honig

Sixteen-year-old Joseph Haynes was killed in a shooting after a fight broke out at the Franklin County Courthouse on Wednesday afternoon, the Sheriff's Office confirmed.

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A Hilliard teenager has pledged no contest to charges of plotting to murder classmates in a mass shooting at Hilliard Davidson High School.

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Ohio officials and civil liberty advocates are in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday for a U.S. Supreme Court case that could have implications for how several states update their voter rolls.

Joseph Helle

Former Army Sgt. Joseph Helle didn't realize something was wrong until he was at his polling place.

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As we head into the new year, Ohio teachers’ unions are keeping a close eye on a U.S. Supreme Court case that could negatively impact membership numbers.

Updated at 8:10 p.m. ET

The U.S. Supreme Court will allow the Trump administration to fully enforce its revised ban on allowing entry to the United States by residents of eight countries while legal challenges are heard by a federal appeals court.

Six of the countries — Syria, Libya, Iran, Yemen, Chad and Somalia — are majority-Muslim nations. The other two are North Korea and Venezuela.

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