YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit Ohio on Tuesday as the U.S. Senate will vote on whether to open debate on legislation to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law. Ohioans have mixed feelings about Republicans' efforts. Some who rely on government assistance say they're having trouble sleeping at night because they're worried about their medical expenses. Others are hopeful the Republican plan will make things more affordable for them.
NEWARK, Ohio (AP) - Police say a man has died after accidentally shooting himself in his car and then chasing and shooting his girlfriend before collapsing on a central Ohio street. Newark police say 29-year-old Phillip Lee Parker and his girlfriend had a confrontation in a parking lot and she sped off, followed by Parker. Police say their cars struck other vehicles, with Parker apparently accidentally shooting himself in a collision before getting out and firing at the woman. She was injured by one shot.
REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's chief deputy state fire marshal has become the state's top fire official. The Department of Commerce says Jeff Hussey is the new state fire marshal, a job he had filled on an interim basis for the past couple of months. He succeeds Larry Flowers, who retired in May after six years in that role. The division is responsible for fire safety education, regulation, investigation and enforcement and training firefighters.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Representatives of several business groups say twin oil pipelines beneath the Straits of Mackinac are a safe and necessary means of providing energy for Michigan's economy. The groups defended Enbridge Inc.'s Line 5 in a conference call with reporters Monday ahead of public feedback sessions on a consultant's report that listed alternatives for dealing with the pipelines. The sessions are taking place Monday in Holt and Traverse City and Tuesday in St. Ignace.
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