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When Ohio Governor Mike DeWine responded to calls to "do something" after Dayton's Oregon District mass shooting, one thing he thought about was creating a more comprehensive background check system for people buying guns. The state is now preparing to start a pilot program with a complete rollout in 2022.

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Wednesday, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine rolled out a legislative plan to strength Ohio's system of doing background checks on gun purchases - a system he says is antiquated and "dangerously deficient."