May 26, 2016

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DeWine inadvertently announces governor’s bid in 2018

COLUMBUS — Mike DeWine, the state attorney general and a former U.S. senator, confirmed Thursday what political prognosticators have reported for months: He’s running for governor. The 69-year-old Republican shared his less-than-secret plans with a Dayton charter school official in a conversation overheard by a reporter. DeWine told the Dayton Daily News the discussion had Read More…

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DeWine inadvertently announces governor’s bid in 2018

COLUMBUS — Mike DeWine, the state attorney general and a former U.S. senator, confirmed Thursday what political prognosticators have reported for months: He’s running for governor. The 69-year-old Republican shared his less-than-secret plans with a Dayton charter school official in a conversation overheard by a reporter. DeWine told the Dayton Daily News the discussion had Read More…

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AP delegate count: Trump clinches nomination

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Thursday reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president, completing an unlikely rise that has upended the political landscape and sets the stage for a bitter fall campaign. Trump was put over the top in the Associated Press delegate count by a small number of Read More…

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Sobriety checkpoint scheduled for Friday in Brunswick

The Medina County OVI Task Force will set up a sobriety checkpoint in the city of Brunswick Friday night, according to a press release. The exact time and location will be announced Friday morning and posted on the Medina Gazette website. Commander of the task force Lt. Brian Ohlin said the federally funded checkpoint program Read More…

10 things to know, Thursday, May 26

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Nuclear realities hover over Obama’s trip to Hiroshima The visit, coinciding with the G-7 summit in Japan, comes amid concern over North Korea’s growing nuclear and missile capabilities. 2. Who’s lending unlikely support to Trump An increasingly Read More…

Small but vocal pro-Trump Hispanic voting bloc faces ridicule, suspicion from friends, family

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piñatas — clashing with police, at times — to protest the Republican presidential contender’s hard line approach to immigration. Yet far from the protests, an increasingly vocal Hispanic minority is speaking out in favor of the Read More…

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Clinton’s message not to trust Trump loses impact with email revelations

SALINAS, Calif. — Hillary Clinton is telling voters not to trust Donald Trump. But a new government report about her usage of a private email server as secretary of state is complicating that message. The sharp rebuke from the State Department’s inspector general, which found Clinton did not seek legal approval for her homebrew email Read More…

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11 states sue Obama administration over transgender directive

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity. The lawsuit announced Wednesday includes Oklahoma, Alabama, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Tennessee, Maine, Arizona, Louisiana, Utah and Georgia. It asks a Read More…

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High-end police cars don’t seem out of place in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Image is everything in Dubai — even when fighting crime. Police in this desert metropolis have built up a high-horsepower arsenal of luxury sports cars and SUVs over the years to complement their fleet of green-and-white patrol cruisers. The high-end squad cars fit into the greater gearhead ethos of Dubai, Read More…

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State legislators pass bill to legalize medical marijuana

COLUMBUS — A medical marijuana legalization bill has been sent to Gov. John Kasich in an effort by state lawmakers to offset support for a proposed fall ballot measure. The measure cleared the Ohio Senate by just three votes, and the House followed by OK’ing Senate changes 67-28. The proposal, which Kasich has not committed Read More…

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