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Here's your morning headlines for Tuesday, June 12: 

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The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of Ohio’s death penalty law.  Attorneys for 54-year old Maurice Mason claimed that since the U.S. Supreme Court threw out Florida’s death penalty because it gave execution sentencing power to judges and not juries, Ohio’s law is also unconstitutional. In Ohio, judges impose the actual sentence.

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Here are your morning headlines for Monday, Jan. 29:

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MOVE TO AMEND

If you go to a parade or public festival this weekend, you might see groups collecting signatures for a variety of issues. One is to try to limit campaign contributions.

The group Move to Amend Ohio has a problem with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that allows a lot of money from unknown sources to fund political campaigns anonymously.

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ANDY CHOW / OHIO PUBLIC RADIO

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump met with conservative Christian leaders last week, but then went more than three days without addressing a major Supreme Court ruling that rejected abortion restrictions in Texas that are similar to ones in Ohio.

Donald Trump didn’t mention the Supreme Court ruling on Twitter or in campaign rallies. But days after it happened, he told a conservative talk show host that if he got to pick the Supreme Court justices, the ruling would’ve been different.

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