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Storm damage litters a residential neighborhood, in Dayton, Ohio, Tuesday, after a rapid-fire line of apparent tornadoes tore across Indiana and Ohio overnight. The storms were packed so closely together that one crossed the path carved by another. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Commissioners in Sandusky, Ohio, have voted to make Election Day a city holiday, in place of Columbus Day. Sandusky resident Moses Croom is seen here voting at a polling station at a local library in November 2008. Jason Werling/Sandusky Register hide caption

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Ashtabula, Ohio, was a thriving factory town in the 1950s, with a busy port where freighters brought iron ore to be used in the steel mills of Pennsylvania. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

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For One Ohio Town, Trump's Trade Policies Bring Uncertainty And Hope

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Former Cleveland Judge Lance Mason served nine months in prison for the 2014 assault of his wife and was hired by the Cleveland mayor's office after his release. Ohio Department of Corrections via AP hide caption

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Marilyn Geewax visits her former high school in Campbell, Ohio, a small town just east of Youngstown, in July. She returned for her 45th high school reunion. Ross Mantle for NPR hide caption

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A High School Reunion Reveals: When Steel Mills Fell Silent, Fates Got Flipped

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican, is eager to preserve an expansion of Medicaid that he pushed through, despite opposition from other members of his party. Ron Schwane/AP hide caption

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President Trump stands beside Republican Troy Balderson, running in Ohio's 12th Congressional District, during a rally Saturday in Ohio. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Drug costs are the fastest growing part of state Medicaid budgets. asiseeit/Getty Images hide caption

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States Question Costs Of Middlemen That Manage Medicaid Drug Benefits

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President Trump at a rally in Florida earlier this week. He's headed to Ohio to rally for Republican candidate Troy Balderson in what's becoming an increasingly close special election. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Special agents with Homeland Security Investigations, the investigative arm of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, lead a man away from Fresh Mark in Salem, Ohio, on Tuesday. The mass arrests were the result of the second such large-scale raid this month. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement hide caption

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Government agents apprehend suspects during an immigration sting at Corso's Flower and Garden Center Tuesday in Castalia, Ohio. It's one of the largest against employers in recent years on allegations of violating immigration laws. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Dennis Kucinich greets voters at the West Side Market in Cleveland. He surprised voters and his opponents with his late candidacy for governor. M.L Schultze/WKSU hide caption

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Progressive, Or ... More Progressive? Ohio Democrats Choose Candidate For Governor

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Kelly Kuhns's 2-year-old son Oliver was born with Down syndrome. She says that she was shocked when a prenatal test revealed a Trisomy 21 mutation. But, she says, "he's still a baby. He's still worthy of a life just like everybody else." Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Down Syndrome Families Divided Over Abortion Ban

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When Ohio voters head to the polls Tuesday, they'll be able to weigh in on a ballot measure that aims to get better drug prices for state programs. Jay LaPrete/Getty Images hide caption

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Inmate Ronald Phillips was executed at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, on Wednesday morning. Above, the prison's death chamber in 2005. Kiichiro Sato/AP hide caption

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Coal and steel jobs were once plentiful in Steubenville, Ohio. Today, the local hospital is the top employer in the county. Courtesy of Rana Xavier hide caption

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After Decline Of Steel And Coal, Ohio Fears Health Care Jobs Are Next

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