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Four people steal $2.7 million worth of mail and high-end vehicles in Ohio, feds say

Four Ohio natives were arrested and charged with conspiracy to steal and sell high-end vehicles, to rob Postal Service carriers and to steal U.S. mail, federal officials said. All four individuals, from Cuyahoga County, were charged with conspiracy to sell or receive stolen vehicles, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio said in a news release. From December 2021 to February 2022, the four are accused of stealing cars from Michigan to transport and sell in northern Ohio. The targeted vehicles included a “Dodge Durango, Dodge Ram TRX, Dodge Hellcat, Audi 8.”
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Nan Whaley for Governor this November. Get DeWine out of there There’s also a special election [coming up in August 2nd]( I’m not sure where exactly they’ll be or if it’s all statewide, but if you’re generally able to participate, here’s a chance to have an impact here as well (abortion or otherwise)! Of course, every election needs to be participated in in general! (Pixelcitizen98)
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Same-sex marriage plaintiff worried following Roe ruling

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – The plaintiff in another landmark Supreme Court case is sounding off after Friday’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Jim Obergefell learned seven years ago this week that he’d won his case, Obergefell v. Hodges, giving people of the same sex the right to marry in all 50 states. He said […]
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How the abortion ban is impacting the only abortion clinic in Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - In Ohio, the six-week abortion ban is now law, so abortion clinics, like Toledo Women’s Center, have to adjust. “At this point, if you want to get an abortion in Ohio, you have to know before two weeks after your missed period,” said Toledo Women’s Center volunteer Kristin Hady.

Experts warn companies paying for employees to travel for abortions are at risk for lawsuits, criminal penalties

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Abortions in Ohio are now illegal once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Now that Roe v. Wade is no longer the law of the land companies across the country are vowing to help their employees get access to safe, legal abortions in other states. Experts say this could open these companies up to lawsuits and even put them at risk for criminal liability.

The Ohio State Fair begins in one month

COLUMBUS—Opening day of the 167th Ohio State Fair is just one month away. Wednesday, July 27, Ohio Expo Center & State Fair General Manager Virgil Strickler along with Ohio Governor Mike DeWine will cut the ribbon to welcome Ohioans and out-of-state guests to experience the magic of the Ohio State Fair.

Press Release: Van Wert man joins Ohio’s “Saved by the Belt” Club

6/27/22- Press Release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol: Van Wert County – Van Wert resident Roderick K. Bowen joined Ohio’s “Saved by the Belt” Club today after his safety belt saved him from sustaining life-threatening injuries. The crash occurred on Wren-Landeck Road in Van Wert County on May 12, 2022.
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Backers of menthol cigarette ban cite health benefits for Black Ohioans

The Food and Drug Administration could soon ban the manufacture and sale of menthol cigarettes, a move advocates in Ohio said could have a positive impact on health, particularly in Black communities. Yvonka Hall, executive director of the Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition, explained menthol tobacco products have a cool,...

What are the potential consequences in Ohio for abortion patients, providers?

CLEVELAND — The Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade ended 50 years of abortion precedent, leaving it up to each state to allow, restrict, or ban abortion. Ohio went further than most, making abortion illegal once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. So, does that mean states can immediately start penalizing or prosecuting people or providers who violate abortion bans?

Photos: Ohio Democrats for Abortion Rights Protest

Editor’s note: Thousands of marchers and protestors gathered at multiple events this past weekend to protest the Supreme Court’s decision on June 24th to overturn Roe v Wade. On Saturday, protestors gathered at the Ohio Statehouse for the “Ohio Democrats for Abortion Rights” protest, featuring speakers including Democratic candidate for Governor Nan Whaley, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Tim Ryan, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio President & CEO Kersha Deibel and many others.