Nathan Estruth

KAREN KASLER / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

For years, it seemed Mary Taylor and her boss John Kasich were a tight team. But in the last few months, as Taylor has been running an increasingly aggressive campaign to succeed Kasich as governor, she seems to be pushing away from him. 

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TIM RUDELL / WKSU

Here are your morning headlines for Wednesday, Jan. 24:

Republican gubernatorial candidate Mary Taylor has reached beyond the stable of professional politicians to choose Nathan Estruth, a Cincinnati-area businessman and social activist as her running mate.