COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state Controlling Board today takes up a proposal for $22.5 million to build and run new electronic raffle machines for veterans' and fraternal groups. Lottery officials say 188 posts and lodges have committed to taking 555 machines. The proposal was made after Attorney General Mike DeWine declared earlier raffle machines illegal and ordered them shut down.
CINCINNATI (AP) - State Attorney General Mike DeWine is expected to resume his normal schedule this week after spending Friday night in a Cincinnati hospital. The Republican sudden fell ill at a "First Friday" luncheon with business and public policy leaders. Officials have not detailed what his ailment might have been.
FREMONT, Ohio (AP) - Police continue to seek a suspect in yesterday's shooting at a Fremont nightclub southeast of Toledo that killed three people. The victims included off-duty Elmore police officer Jose Andy Chavez, a bartender and a customer at the Last Call Bar. Investigators say the attacker may have been in the bar for some time and gotten into a fight with another patron.
CANTON, Ohio (AP) - One woman was killed when a train hit a car in Clinton Township, in Wayne County, yesterday. Raven Nicole Caskey was riding in a car that was hit after it drove off a road. Area media report the driver was also hospitalized with serious injuries.
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