Voters reject collective-bargaining limits

Voters Tuesday rejected an Ohio collective bargaining law and a Mississippi anti-abortion measure and recalled the writer of Arizona's anti-immigration law.
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Election Day 2011 may yield clues to 2012

Election Day 2011 may yield clues to 2012

Voters Tuesday decided, among other things, whether to repeal Ohio's new collective bargaining law and whether to pass Mississippi's personhood amendment.
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Ohio bargaining law headed for defeat

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Early results Tuesday showed Ohio's law restricting collective bargaining for public employees losing by a large margin.
Black cat, white dog syndrome

Black cat, white dog syndrome

I haven't seen a black cat that had been roaming the neighborhood before Halloween. I hope nothing happened to it.
AL SWANSON, United Press International

Exotic animal owners fear losing them

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- As Ohio moves toward stricter regulation of ownership of exotic animals, animal owners say they are being punished for the actions of a few.

Ohio eyes exotic animal ownership rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- TV host Jack Hanna, a former director of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, has called for strict controls on ownership of exotic animals in Ohio.

Kasich cracks down on exotic animal owners

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich Friday vowed to increase enforcement of existing laws on exotic animal ownership and develop new laws to limit the practice.

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Nugent blasts Kasich on exotic animal law

Nugent blasts Kasich on exotic animal law

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Rocker Ted Nugent, an avid hunter, says Ohio Gov. John Kasich is to blame for a devastating exotic animal escape near Zanesville, Ohio.

Trustee wants bear cub banned

MEDWAY, Ohio, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A brown bear cub named Daisy has a township trustee in Ohio growling the state needs to change laws governing exotic animals.
GOP: Clinton compromised, Obama can too

GOP: Clinton compromised, Obama can too

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- A former senior Republican congressman now governor of Ohio, John Kasich, said President Obama could take a lesson from former President Bill Clinton.

Ohio governor's approval drops in poll

HAMDEN, Conn., July 20 (UPI) -- Republican Gov. John Kasich and his policies are losing ground with Ohio voters, a poll released Wednesday indicates.

Ohio law allows guns in bars

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 2 (UPI) -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed into law a bill allowing people with concealed carry permits to take their guns into bars and restaurants.
Obama, Boehner win in golf game

Obama, Boehner win in golf game

WASHINGTON, June 18 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner scored a bipartisan victory Saturday in a small-stakes golf game at a course near Washington.

Ohio Legislature passes broad gun law

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 16 (UPI) -- A law allowing Ohio gun owners with the appropriate permit to take their weapons almost everywhere, including bars, has passed the state Legislature.

Ohio governor commutes death sentence

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 9 (UPI) -- A man convicted of a 1989 double murder who was scheduled for execution in Ohio next week has been spared the death penalty.

Hacker makes Ohio lawmaker 'liberal'

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 2 (UPI) -- Tweets with liberal messages purporting to be from William Batchelder, the Republican speaker of the Ohio House, were created by a hacker, his staffers say.
Ohio governor doesn't like pink licenses

Ohio governor doesn't like pink licenses

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 18 (UPI) -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich said his recent comments about doing away with the state's pink driver's licenses were made "sort of tongue in cheek."

Ohio Parole Board rejects clemency

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 13 (UPI) -- The Ohio Parole Board voted unanimously Wednesday against recommending clemency for a man sentenced to death for a double homicide in 1984.

No clemency for condemned Ohio man

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 7 (UPI) -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich refused Thursday to commute the sentence of a man facing execution for killing another inmate in a jailhouse fight.

Kasich signs Ohio bargaining bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 31 (UPI) -- Gov. John Kasich signed what he called an Ohio taxpayers' victory Thursday evening, a bill adding new restrictions on the power of public employee unions.

Ex-prison chief hopes to stop execution

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 29 (UPI) -- A former head of the Ohio prison system says an inmate scheduled to be executed in April was condemned for a fight "that got tragically out of hand."

No clemency for Ohio death row inmate

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 22 (UPI) -- The Ohio Parole Board has unanimously recommended against clemency for jailhouse killer Clarence Carter, who faces an April 12 execution date.
Ohio ready to execute serial killer

Ohio ready to execute serial killer

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Frank Spisak, a serial killer who dreamed of igniting a race war, is scheduled to be executed this week in Ohio.
Frat-house shooting suspects denied bail

Frat-house shooting suspects denied bail

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Two young men charged with the aggravated murder of an Ohio university student at a fraternity party were denied bail Tuesday.
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