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State Auditor David Yost has ordered an examination of all cyber schools' data collection practices after his office found the state's largest online charter school operator lacked adequate systems to track the time students spent learning.

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There’s a bill in the legislature that would add the photos of food stamp recipients to their electronic benefit transfer or EBT cards.

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Some of the state's top Republican officeholders who are likely to run for higher positions in 2018 say the state needs to make some critical decisions right now.

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Republican State Auditor David Yost has announced he's running for attorney general next year.

State Auditor David Yost says a now-closed charter school in Columbus failed to repay nearly 478 thousand dollars in state foundation overpayments after overstating enrollment.

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Ohio State University would let the state auditor review its operations if lawmakers give him the explicit authority to review the performance of state colleges and universities.

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Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio rescinded his endorsement of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump late Saturday night, joining a growing list of party members withdrawing support and calling for him to drop out of the race. This comes after the release of a 2005 video showing Trump making vulgar and sexually aggressive comments about women.

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All 17 Franklin County common pleas judges have stepped away from hearing the case against former county Board of Elections director Bill Anthony.

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State Auditor David Yost wants to recover more than 60 thousand dollars in start-up money from operators of two Columbus charter schools that closed nearly three years ago. 

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The director of the Franklin County Board of Elections and a former subordinate have been indicted on felony theft in office and tampering with records charges involving bogus timesheets.

State Auditor David Yost says a 48 thousand dollar audit of Ohio's food stamp program found roughly 31 thousand in questionable costs, including benefits used by dead people and duplicate payments.

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A new state audit shows charter school attendance has improved.

The head of the Ohio Republican party says he is troubled by Donald Trump's presidential campaign.

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The state auditor is looking to remove Chillicothe from its "fiscal caution" status this year.

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The state auditor calls a reported deal between the Ohio Department of Education and Columbus City Schools administrators related to the district's data scrubbing scandal "inappropriate."

The state auditor's office says nearly 30 companies owe the Columbus City Schools thousands of dollars after an investigation uncovered years of fraud against the district. 

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Ohio’s troubled charter schools recently received a 71 million dollar federal grant. from the federal government.

The state auditor has referred a Columbus-area charter school for an ethics investigation after allegedly finding nepotism and self-serving deals. 

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Republican State Auditor David Yost says a now-closed Dayton charter school called General Chappie James Leadership Academy padded its rolls by nearly half and improperly collected 1.1 million dollars in tax money.

The possibility of a state constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana and create 10 official growing sites has critics saying it's time to change the way amendments are brought to voters.

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