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Vice president visits Ohio to promote tax cuts

CINCINNATI (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will visit Ohio to promote the Trump administration's tax cuts and attend campaign events for Republican candidates. Pence will speak Tuesday afternoon at a downtown Cincinnati hotel about President Donald Trump's tax reforms and ways the ...

Democrats look to longshot territory for midterm gains

By DAN SEWELL and BILL BARROW, Associated Press MASON, Ohio (AP) — As Aftab Pureval campaigns for Congress in southwest Ohio, he sometimes smilingly introduces himself as "a brown dude with a funny name." The Ohio native is the son of a Tibet-born mother and India-born father. He first ...

Trump tweet jabs Kasich; Ohio governor posts laughing Putin

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump and Ohio Gov. John Kasich are trading jabs on Twitter days after a special congressional election the two Republicans tried to influence ended too close to call. Trump skewered Kasich on Monday as a "very unpopular" governor who hurt GOP state ...

2 sons of slain doctor found dead after SWAT standoff

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two men found dead after a 12-hour standoff near Cleveland were the sons of a doctor who died from multiple gunshots at his home. Police have found the bodies of 29-year-old Mark Warn and his 31-year-old brother Michael Warn inside a South Euclid ...

Museum seeks to buy president’s life insurance application

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum in Ohio has launched an online fundraiser to buy a life insurance policy application filed by the former president more than five years before his assassination. The Repository in Canton reports the museum is seeking ...

Officer shoots, kills dog attacking other dog

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police say an officer shot and killed a dog that attacked another dog in a park. WCPO-TV reports the incident happened Monday evening in Eden Park. Lt. Steve Saunders says the dog, which wasn't on a leash, attacked a dog that was walking with its owner. Police ...

Toledo backs lawsuit seeking action on Lake Erie algae

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's fourth-largest city and one of its suburbs are backing a federal lawsuit that's seeking to force action on Lake Erie's persistent algae problem. Toledo and the city of Oregon (ohr-EE'-gahn) filed a joint motion Friday in support of a lawsuit environmental groups ...

Homeless advocates oppose county-wide encampment ban in Ohio

By ANGIE WANG, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — Criminalizing homelessness by banning encampments throughout a southwest Ohio county is not the answer, advocates for the homeless said Friday. Civil rights lawyer Joe Mead described as "troubling" the scope of an Ohio judge's order that ...

Democrat Richard Cordray says GOP ads in governor race false

By JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray demanded on Friday that Ohio television stations pull a Republican Governors Association ad alleging a consumer agency Cordray led secretly collected and left vulnerable ...

Vice president headed to Ohio to promote Trump tax cuts

CINCINNATI (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Ohio next week to promote the Trump administration's tax cuts. The White House says Pence will be in Cincinnati on Tuesday. America First Policies, an organization that promotes President Donald Trump's policies, says it's ...