Mike DeWine

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Here are your morning headlines for Friday, Jan. 9:

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OHIO SECRETARY OF STATE

The governor's race is shaping up to be expensive, according to the campaign finance filings for the last six months of 2017. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports the money leaders in the Republican and Democratic primaries easily out-raised their opponents.

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KAREN KASLER / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

State stats show overdoses from opioids – including heroin and fentanyl – are killing at least nine people a day. And that figure is likely to rise by the time new numbers are released this summer.  The crisis brought advocates to Columbus for a daylong conference on how local groups and communities can fight it.

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STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Here are your morning headlines for Friday, Jan. 12:

Republican gubernatorial candidate Mary Taylor has reached beyond the stable of professional politicians to choose Nathan Estruth, a Cincinnati-area businessman and social activist as her running mate.

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