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A Cuyahoga County grand jury has indicted the former warden of the troubled Cuyahoga County Jail and two corrections officers, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s office announced Thursday.

Prosecutors accused former warden Eric J. Ivey of ordering an officer to turn off his body camera during an incident involving the death of an inmate. Yost’s office accused Ivey of lying to investigators about the incident.

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A special grand jury indicted five Cuyahoga County corrections officers Monday on civil rights and other charges. Attorney General Dave Yost’s office accuses the guards of mistreating jail inmates.

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A group has filed paperwork in Ohio for an ballot issue to get rid of the Electoral College and award the presidency to the candidate who actually gets the most votes.

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The Ohio Statehouse in downtown Columbus.
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Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has said he will caution a federal appeals court against striking down the Affordable Care Act as wholly unconstitutional.

Yost said last week that he agreed when a federal judge in Texas ruled the individual mandate unconstitutional. But Yost -- and Governor Mike DeWine -- disagreed that the entire law should go.

Today on All Sides, that and more on our weekly reporter roundtable. 

Ohio’s Republican attorney general is asking a federal court not to strike down the Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional. He’s filed a brief in a lawsuit over the ACA, or Obamacare, after the Trump administration asked for the entire law to be thrown out.

Auditor Dave Yost (left) discusses the bill alongside Sen. Dave Burke (R-Marysville), the chair of the Health, Human Services and Medicaid committee.
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Ohio is suing a company that managed prescription benefits for the state Bureau of Workers' Compensation, seeking to recover nearly $16 million in alleged overcharges for the fund for injured workers.

The main entrance to Mount Carmel West Hospital is shown Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.
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Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost will litigate hearings for 25 nurses cited by the Ohio Board of Nursing for their involvement in what Mount Carmel Health System calls "excessive" dosing of dozens of patients.

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is creating a new office to keep track of any potential conflicts of interest among the 400 attorneys working in the AG’s office.

Federal, local and state authorities announce federal charges against Columbus Police officer Andrew Mitchell on March 11, 2019.
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Federal prosecutors on Monday announced the indictment of Columbus Police Vice officer Andrew Mitchell, who authorities allege kidnapped victims under the guise of an arrest and forced them to exchange sex for their freedom.

Dave Yost speaks at the Ohio Republican Party event, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. Yost was elected as the next Ohio attorney general.
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The state has joined two briefings filed with the U.S. Supreme Court on cases dealing with gun ownership and regulations. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost says one of the legal fights is about protecting the country from setting a dangerous precedent related to constitutional rights.

Flyers for Issue 1, the successful 2018 ballot issue that created a new redistricting process.
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The state of Ohio and voting rights groups face off Monday in a Cincinnati courtroom to determine the fate of the 2020 political map.

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The family of a man who died as the result of alleged neglect at a Columbus nursing home has filed a civil lawsuit. 

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Ohio’s attorney general said at a session with the Ohio Associated Press that one of the prescription drug middlemen working with the Bureau of Workers Compensation took millions of dollars in overpayments that rightfully belong the state.

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Ohio’s top elections official, Secretary of State Frank LaRose, says giving workers a day off for Election Day is an interesting idea, but he’s not convinced it’s the one and only solution.

Dave Yost speaks at the Ohio Republican Party event, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. Yost was elected as the next Ohio attorney general.
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Ohio's four statewide elected officials, leaders of the House and Senate and Gov. Mike DeWine were among officials who gathered Tuesday at an annual legislative forum sponsored by The Associated Press.

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