Federal data shows opioid shipments ballooned as crisis grew

CLEVELAND (AP) — Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012.

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  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE Associated Press

Lawmakers slash personal income taxes in state budget deal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio would cut personal income taxes by 4%, keep a debated business tax break and change how pharmacy benefits are administered for Medicaid users to boost transparency and control those costs under a proposed two-year state budget passed Tuesday by a conference committee.

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Ohio State reviewing past donations from Jeffrey Epstein

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University says it is reviewing donations it received from financier Jeffrey Epstein who's now facing sex trafficking charges involving underage girls.

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