Attorney General Mike DeWine

Youngstown, OH
Tim Rudell / WKSU

Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, June 21:

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JO INGLES / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Ohio’s top law enforcement official is offering two things to school districts statewide to enhance plans to defend their buildings against active shooters.

Schools are already required to provide floor plans as part of their annual safety reports. 

Attorney General Mike DeWine is offering to loan districts one of six drones to to take realistic pictures of their school buildings. He says those pictures will then be loaded into a safety database used by first responders.

M.L. SCHULTZE / WKSU

Here are your morning headlines for Wednesday, June 20:

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KAREN KASLER / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

A task force of eight health insurers convened by the Ohio Attorney General’s office has come up with 15 recommendations on how they can help with Ohio’s deadly opioid crisis. Their list includes proposals on prevention, intervention and treatment of opioid addiction.

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KAREN KASLER / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Republican candidates on this fall’s ballot are distancing themselves from the founder of what was the state’s largest online charter school. This follows a state audit that could result in criminal charges and reports of an FBI investigation for illegal campaign contributions.

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