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The auditor of state has the power to look over the books of college and university foundations, according to Ohio’s attorney general.  Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports that opinion comes over the objections of three universities.

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COLUMBUS DISPATCH

A former leader of the Columbus Dispatch newspaper has been appointed to a top post in Republican State Auditor Dave Yost’s office. 

Former Columbus Dispatch Editor Ben Marrison will be Yost’s new communications director for the Public Affairs Department.

Marrison had worked at the newspaper for 16 years but resigned last year, shortly after the Wolfe family, who had owned it for 160 years, sold it to a new company.

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Ohio’s auditor has been looking into citizen complaints about government agencies that have not complied with requests for public information. Statehouse correspondent Jo Ingles reports he's calling out some agencies.

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Ohio’s Republican auditor has released a Facebook post saying he will not support his party's current presidential front runner.

  

Ohio Auditor Dave Yost says Donald Trump wants power that he will use at the expense of the good of the country. He says he’s already getting hate messages over his Facebook post saying he won't support Trump.

  Yost also says he won’t be able to go to the national convention in Cleveland this summer if Trump wins the nomination.

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A high-ranking state official is blasting a reported deal between the Ohio Department of Education and those involved in a school data-scrubbing scandal. 

When Auditor Dave Yost released his report on the Columbus City Schools data-rigging scheme two years ago, he said administrators created a culture of manipulation and employee intimidation.

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