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Ohio has nearly 16,000 children in the custody of county children’s services agencies. Gov. Mike DeWine wants to increase the number of foster care families available to meet that need. Here is one effort that’s designed to recruit more foster parents.

Four medical marijuana dispensaries opened yesterday to sell the first products to Ohioans. Here's how business went on the first day.

Newly-sworn in Secretary of State Frank LaRose is already making his pitch to Ohio lawmakers for his biggest legislative priorities. Among the top issues, modernizing the voter removal process, which right now allows registrations to be removed after six years of inactivity. 

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio is holding  hearings on what could be the largest renewable energy project in the state. 

Ohioans who have been waiting to get medical marijuana in Ohio don't have to wait any longer.  

Ohio House Democrats will pick a new leadership team next week, more than a week after their leader resigned in the fallout from the battle over which Republican would be Speaker.

Four medical marijuana dispensaries are now open in Ohio and more are planned to come online in the future. And the number of conditions for which marijuana can be used in Ohio could expand too.

A coalition of business leaders and local elected officials say there’s no money for big road construction projects in the transportation budget that will come out next month, so lawmakers have to at least consider the possibility of raising the gas tax.

The state department of transportation has a bigger job than usual in changing the 36 road signs at Ohio’s borders that feature the new governor’s name. 

While not directly announcing a presidential run, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown says he’ll tour the key 2020 primary states spreading the message of what he’s calling the “Dignity of Work.”

Four different dispensaries are set to open for business at 9 a.m. tomorrow. Two are in the Eastern Ohio town of Wintersville. One is in Sandusky. Another is in Canton. 

Not long after new Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s inaugural, former Gov. John Kasich is announcing a new gig. 

Four more medical marijuana dispensaries have been awarded licenses from the state. And these businesses are now close to opening their doors.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine set his sights on working for the future in his ceremonial inauguration today. 

Surrounded by family and friends on his farm in Cedarville, Mike DeWine took the oath of office to become the 64th person to serve as Ohio Governor.

On Monday, Incoming Gov. Mike DeWine will bring a public inauguration back inside the Statehouse for the first time in 52 years, since Gov. Jim Rhodes took the oath of office in the Rotunda in 1967. And he also may bring back another tradition to the state capital.

The first of 56 medical marijuana dispensaries could open in a few days in Eastern Ohio. 

Lt. Gov.-elect Jon Husted has been asked to play several roles in the DeWine Administration, including overseeing workforce transformation efforts. 

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown is calling out President Donald Trump for his role in the federal government shut down saying it’s time for Trump to realize he made a promise on the border wall that he couldn’t keep. 

Gov. John Kasich is celebrating a $500,000 donation from Pfizer as a major boost to the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio.