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3:01 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Kasich's Medicaid Maneuver Could Trigger Political Trouble Ahead

Members of the Ohio controlling board prior to the Medicaid expansion vote. From front to back, Rep. Chris Redfern (D-Port Clinton), Rep. Jeff McClain (R-Upper Sandusky), Controlling Board Secretary Anne Dean, Controlling Board President Randy Cole, and Sen. Bill Coley (R-Cincinnati).
Credit Jo Ingles / Ohio Public Radio

Governor Kasich bypassed the Ohio legislature this week when the state's controlling board approved federal money to expand Medicaid. One day after that decision, anti-abortion groups and six Republican lawmakers filed a suit to stop the measure. Emily McCord speaks to Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler for PoliticsOhio. Kasler reports the move could spell trouble for Kasich's agenda going forward.

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Arts & Culture
12:33 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

National Bronze Sculpture Symposium To Culminate in Bronze Pour Event

Over the past few weeks, Yellow Springs has been a hot spot for bronze sculpture as the Village hosts the National Bronze Sculpture Symposium.  Antioch College's Dennie Eagleson and sculptor Susan Byrnes visited the WYSO studios to talk about Symposium and its culminating event, a bronze pour at the foundry at Antioch College on Saturday, October 26th. 

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Statewide News
8:04 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Ohio Report Due on Shared Police Information

Security and protocols for Ohio's law enforcement information-sharing system could become clearer with the release of a new report.

At issue is the Ohio Law Enforcement Gateway, a searchable system that gives police and other investigators near-instant access to records including drivers' licenses, vehicle registrations, the sex offender registry, and the computerized criminal history at the state's Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

A panel reviewing the system planned to release a report on its findings Friday.

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Statewide News
7:20 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Aviation Rivals Team Up

Inside the Wright "B" Flyer Hanger at Wright Brothers Airport
Credit Jerry Kenney

Ohio and North Carolina both claim the designation “First in Flight”. The Wright Brothers are from Dayton and made their historic flight in the Outer banks of North Carolina in 1903. Now, the two states are teaming against a new rival - Connecticut.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:26 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Rocking Horse Founder Fighting Ouster

A controversy at the Rocking Horse Community Health Center in Springfield is spurring protests and spelling trouble for the future of the organization.  The founder, Dr. James Duffee, is at odds with the board and may be forced to leave the clinic.

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