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A group of artists says a Cleveland nonprofit has awarded a disproportionate number of its grants to white artists. The group is recommending a number of changes and a public apology.

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OHIO SENATE

The Ohio Senate has passed another abortion ban – this one aimed at a specific prenatal diagnosis. 

By a nearly 2-1 vote,  majority Republicans approved the House- passed bill that would make it illegal for a doctor to perform an abortion after a Down Syndrome diagnosis. But Democratic Sen. Joe Schiavoni thinks it is a way to dissuade doctors from performing any abortions.

“This is another unconstitutional step toward taking a woman’s right to choose away.”

Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program

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Ohio’s political leaders continue to ask questions about the process used for awarding licenses for the state’s new medical marijuana program.

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The 2018 class of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees announced today include a jazz icon and a gospel legend.  

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WKSU

Republican House and Senate negotiators – including Ohio U.S. Sen. Rob Portman – have agreed on a compromise tax package will likely come up for a series of votes next week. Details are scarce but, as WKSU’s M.L. Schultze reports, Ohio’s Democratic U.S. senator continues to lambaste the foundation of the deal.

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