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5:54 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Police Training Working Group Holds First Meeting

Police officers and ministers joined mental health, probation and prosecutor's office representatives Thursday on a new panel to study possible updates to police training.

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7:16 am
Fri December 12, 2014

DeWine Creates Working Group To Study Police Use Of Force Training

Mike DeWine

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has directed the state police training commission to study possible updates in officer instruction in use of force. 

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12:24 am
Thu October 9, 2014

"Bottle Bill For Ohio" Clears One Ballot Hurdle

A proposal in Ohio to create a refundable deposit on glass, metal, plastic and other containers has cleared an initial hurdle.  

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12:05 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Response To Heroin Use Becomes Campaign Issue

David Pepper (L) and Mike DeWine

Heroin has become a campaign issue in Ohio this year as politicians disagree over who has done the most to tackle the epidemic of overdose deaths blamed on the narcotic.

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4:47 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Ohio AG Says He Will Continue To Defend Same-Sex Marriage Ban

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Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says he’ll continue to fight for the state's same-sex marriage ban even if a federal appeals court strikes it down.

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9:27 am
Wed October 1, 2014

AG Says He Doesn’t Expect Executions To Resume As Scheduled In February

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine
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After several years of multiple executions, one was carried out in Ohio this year.

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9:02 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Democrats Accuse Attorney General Of Trying To Thwart Sexual Harassment Investigation

Democrats continue to blast Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine for the way he handled a sexual harassment case in his office.

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7:32 am
Tue August 5, 2014

AG Investigating Bottled Water Price Gouging In Toledo

Toledo Mayor Michael Collins has lifted the water ban put in place because of toxins from algae that contaminated Lake Erie.

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7:54 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Individuals, Law Firms Associated With Ohio AG's Office Donating To DeWine Charity

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The Associated Press has learned attorneys, law firms and a lobbyist with a business stake at Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's office have contributed to a charity important to the Republican and his family.

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7:04 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Records Review: AG Hiring Of Outside Counsel Undocumented

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine
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An Associated Press review of state records shows Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's selection process for hiring outside securities-fraud litigators has gone essentially undocumented.

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7:23 am
Tue May 20, 2014

DeWine Rejects Petition For Clean Energy Ballot Measure

The Ohio Attorney General has rejected a petition for a ballot measure requiring billions of dollars worth of state investments in alternative energy.

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11:55 am
Mon April 14, 2014

New Ohio Gay Marriage Ballot Language Approved

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has certified the language in a new version of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at overturning the state's 2004 voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. 

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6:29 am
Fri March 28, 2014

AG Rejects "Bottle Bill" Petition

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has rejected the petition of a proposal that aims to create a refundable deposit on glass, plastic and other bottles and containers.

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7:31 am
Fri February 14, 2014

DeWine Rejects Voter Bill of Rights Summary

A proposed state constitutional amendment designed to protect voter rights has hit a snag.

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7:36 am
Fri January 17, 2014

AG Appealing Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

The Ohio Attorney General's office has filed a notice of appeal of a federal judge's order that the state recognize same-sex  marriages on death certificates.

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6:13 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Settlement In Wake Of Steubenville Rape Case Focuses On Reporting

There’s been a settlement in a case involving one of the adults charged in connection with the Steubenville rape case.

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12:28 pm
Thu December 26, 2013

DeWine Calls Electronic Raffle Devices Unconstitutional

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the Ohio Lottery's plan to replace illegal video raffle machines with new gambling devices at veterans posts and fraternal lodges is unconstitutional.

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11:59 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Judge Permits Use Of Electronic Raffle Devices

A Franklin County judge is allowing veterans and fraternal posts to continue operating electronic raffle machines while their lawsuit against Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine proceeds.

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6:44 am
Fri December 20, 2013

AG Issues Annual Report On State Tax Breaks

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says 55 percent of companies that got state tax breaks in 2012 met requirements to retain and create jobs.

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7:04 am
Thu December 12, 2013

State Processes More Rape Kits

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the state crime lab has processed nearly 5 thousand previously untested rape kits as it searches for DNA matches that could help solve reported sexual assaults.

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