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Donald Trump speaking at one of his rallys

President Trump is headlining the Ohio Republican Party’s annual dinner tonight, the biggest fundraising event of the year.

The event is being held at the Columbus Convention Center, where an anime convention is also underway. As guests arrived in suits and dresses, anime vistors entered  in costumes of superheroes and characters from Japanese animation.

Trump is expected to speak at 6, after visiting Nationwide Children’s Hospital with the First Lady and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar. He also attended a fundraiser with US Senate candidate Jim Renacci. 

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Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, August 8, 2017:

The City of Columbus will not press charges against Stephanie Clifford after police officers arrested her for inappropriate touching at a local strip club Wednesday night. Clifford gained national attention under her stage name Stormy Daniels after suing President Donald Trump.

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President Trump is likely to have a big impact on Ohio’s U.S. Senate race this fall  – for better and worse. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze has more on some of the indicators in the latest Quinnipiac poll.

Five months before the election, the poll shows incumbent Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown well ahead of his Republican challenger, Congressman Jim Renacci (51-34 percent).

And it shows the top issues in the Senate race are:

Kasich Talks Virtue in Harvard Commencement Address

May 23, 2018
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Gov. John Kasich didn’t offer words of advice during his commencement address at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government Wednesday, but instead told graduates not to count on people like him to make change.

The crowd of graduates and their families welcomed Gov. John Kasich to Cambridge with loud applause after, during his introduction, it was noted that the former Republican presidential candidate did not vote for Pres. Donald Trump.