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A customer fills up at a gas station in Chillicothe, Ill., in December. Low prices have meant big savings for consumers, but urban planners worry that cheap gas will encourage sprawl. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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$1.22 A Gallon: Cheap Gas Raises Fears Of Urban Sprawl

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In 1999, then-Rep. John Kasich rode a dog sled after participating in the World Championship Sled Dog Derby award ceremony in Laconia, N.H. When he ran an "exploratory" campaign back then, few people knew who he was. Joel Page/AP hide caption

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Ohio's proposal to legalize recreational and medical marijuana is being met with opposition from residents who generally support legalizing pot. iStockphoto hide caption

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Fears Of Marijuana 'Monopoly' In Ohio Undercut Support For Legalization

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Dr. David Burkons holds the licensing certificates that allowed him to open a clinic that provides medical and surgical abortions. It took about 18 extra months of inspections, he says, to get the approval to offer surgical abortions. Sarah Jane Tribble/WCPN hide caption

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Bucking Trend, Ohio Doctor Opens Clinic That Provides Abortion Services

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A water tower in Marion, Ohio. The city has been gripped by heroin addition. Maddie McGarvey for NPR hide caption

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Ravages Of Heroin Addiction Haunt Friends, Families And Whole Towns

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio, is greeted after speaking at an event with activists and businesses in New Hampshire in March. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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12 Motivational Moments With An Ohio Republican. No, Really

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States Aim To Restrict Medically Induced Abortions

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States Fund Pregnancy Centers That Discourage Abortion

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The Akron Police Department training class works out at Kent State Basic Police Officer Training Academy. Donald Clayton is the only African-American in the class of 20. M.L. Schultze/WKSU hide caption

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In Recruitment Effort, Akron Police Seeks To Mirror The Community

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Donna Giron wheels through the halls of the nursing home she's lived in since May. Finding an affordable home of her own has been difficult. Sarah Jane Tribble/WCPN hide caption

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When Home And Health Are Just Out Of Reach

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Gay-marriage supporters follow an opponent of same-sex marriage in August, when four courts argued to preserve their bans on the unions in a federal court in Cincinnati. The court confirmed the states' bans. Al Behrman/AP hide caption

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Gay-Marriage Bans Are Upheld In 4 States By Circuit Court

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