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Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, November 28th:

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Speculation that Richard Cordray is getting ready to enter the Democratic race for governor has not publicly altered the plans of the four who are already in the race.

Bill O'Neill
OHIO SUPREME COURT

Three women who are running for the Democratic nomination for governor --  Congresswoman Betty Sutton, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley and former state Rep. Connie Pillich -- are calling for Ohio Supreme Court justice Bill O’Neill to resign over comments he made on Facebook alluding to his sexual past.

In response to sexual harassment allegations against Senator Al Franken, O’Neill wrote that he has been "sexually intimate with approximately 50 very attractive females." 

Overview Rover Spill
Ohio EPA

Editor’s note: Rover’s statement has been added to this story.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is suing the Rover pipeline, accusing it of  “a series of calculated business decisions or complete indifference” that led to millions of gallons of drilling fluids and other pollution being dumped into Ohio waterways and wetlands. 

Pillich, Schiavoni, Whaley, Sutton
Statehouse News Bureau

The Democrats vying for the party’s gubernatorial nomination are starting to announce more endorsements before next month’s first primary debate. 

With four contenders in the race, the Democratic candidates for governor are laying out who’s supporting their campaigns.

Former state Rep. Connie Pillich and current state Sen. Joe Schiavoni both have a handful of labor groups and plan to unveil more endorsements soon.

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