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Wrong patient received a kidney transplant at Ohio hospital, officials say

Wrong patient received a kidney transplant at Ohio hospital, officials say

The kidney was transplanted into a compatible patient, officials said.
New law authorizes local control over solar, wind projects

New law authorizes local control over solar, wind projects

When the measure takes effect, county commissioners will be able to block proposed wind turbines, solar farms or other renewable projects or site them in specific areas of a county. 
COVID-19 outbreak reported after Ohio church retreat

COVID-19 outbreak reported after Ohio church retreat

More than 800 people attended the retreat from June 27 to July 3.
Ohio IDs 117 noncitizens who voted or registered in 2020

Ohio IDs 117 noncitizens who voted or registered in 2020

“We want all Ohioans who are eligible to be able to cast a ballot, but certainly that means only citizens are able to do so,” Secretary of State Frank LaRose said.
Volkswagen seeks to stop Ohio lawsuit seeking damages

Volkswagen seeks to stop Ohio lawsuit seeking damages

The company asked the state Supreme Court on Thursday to delay its ruling while it appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Business groups want action on Postal Service reform bill

Business groups want action on Postal Service reform bill

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman's bill allows the Postal Service to restructure its pension obligations without cutting benefits to current retirees.
WEEKLY ROUNDUP | Delta is on a rampage in the Midwest. Is Ohio next?

WEEKLY ROUNDUP | Delta is on a rampage in the Midwest. Is Ohio next?

The coronavirus delta variant has taken hold in the U.S. and is on a rampage in places with low vaccination rates. 
Late Rep. Don Manning remembered as a 'man of the people'

Late Rep. Don Manning remembered as a 'man of the people'

Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday visited North Lima for a ceremonial signing of Ohio House Bill 191, which names a North Lima bridge after the former state representative, who died in March 2020.
UPDATE | Phantom Fireworks CEO calls DeWine ‘coward’ after bill’s veto

UPDATE | Phantom Fireworks CEO calls DeWine ‘coward’ after bill’s veto

The governor said he felt the bill created more allowances for fireworks usage — including 25 separate holidays where fireworks can be set off — but it doesn't provide safety measures where needed.
Was Vax-a-Million a successful incentive? New study raises questions

Was Vax-a-Million a successful incentive? New study raises questions

A study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association "did not find evidence that a lottery-based incentive in Ohio was associated with increased rates of adult COVID-19 vaccinations." Gov. Mike DeWine's office calls it "flawed."