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The elected members who run the state GOP have selected the delegates for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this summer.

Ohio Republican Party Chairman Matt Borges will be the delegation chairman. Other top party members will serve in key positions, including Tracey Winbush, the newly elected treasurer of the state central committee.

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 State officials, utilities and other groups have worked on deregulating the energy market in Ohio for more than a decade. Now two major utility companies want to go back toward re-regulation after the feds nixed their temporary rate-hike plan.

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It’s not every day that a group known for defending the free market celebrates federal intervention. But a conservative group in Ohio is saying the feds made the right choice by blocking a temporary rate hike plan from AEP and FirstEnergy.  

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After nearly a year of negotiations, the United Steelworkers have a tentative agreement on a new contract with Arcelor-Mittal. The steel-maker has 15 plants across the U.S including facilities in Cleveland and Warren.

In last night's first round of the NFL draft, the Cleveland Browns traded down and selected Baylor wide receiver Corey Coleman with their 15th pick. They made deals taking them from picking 2nd to 8th and ultimately 15th, and they racked up more future draft picks as a result.

Coleman, scored 20 touchdowns last season and will be a downfield target for new Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III, who also went to Baylor. 

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