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Ohio governor's race ads pitched at working class

Ohio governor's race ads pitched at working class

COLUMBUS (AP) — Working-class Ohioans: The candidates for Ohio governor want you.
If the airwaves are any indication, scoring support among the blue-collar and union workers around the state seems to be key to the fall election that pits Republican Gov. John Kasich against Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald, the Cuyahoga ... (full story)

Bacteria levels reach record high at Ohio lake

BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio (AP) — Harmful bacteria levels have reached record levels at a popular central Ohio lake, leading officials to post advisories warning people not to go in the water.
Swimming advisories were issued for two beaches at Buckeye Lake east of Columbus after E. coli levels reached record highs this month. It's ... (full story)

Small-business man, farmer in Kasich ad also exec

COLUMBUS (AP) — The farmer featured in radio ads for Gov. John Kasich airing across rural Ohio is not just a small-business man.
Paulding County soybean farmer Terry McClure also sits on the board of Nationwide, one of the world's largest insurance companies, and formerly chaired the boards of agribusiness specialty lines ... (full story)

State says Ohio measles outbreak could be at end

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio's measles epidemic appears to be winding down, according to the Ohio Health Department, as cases of mumps, while slowing, continue to infect people.
The last confirmed case of measles was in Holmes County on June 30, which epidemiologist Brian Fowler says puts the outbreak's unofficial end at July 21 a ... (full story)

Shipwreck's gold inventory released

Shipwreck's gold inventory released

CINCINNATI (AP) — Deep-sea explorers recovered millions of dollars in gold and silver and a slew of personal items that are a virtual time capsule of the California Gold Rush, according to newly unsealed court documents obtained by The Associated Press that provide the first detailed inventory of a treasure trove being resurr ... (full story)

Drug trafficker claiming poor representation loses appeal

A panel of three judges in the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio at Columbus recently.
The opinion, authored by Judge Stephen Murphy, who sat by designation, held that a defendant’s constitutional right to counsel does not apply to preindict ... (full story)