Ohio governor looks at alternatives to slot machines
COLUMBUS, Ohio Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland on Wednesday proposed freezing income tax cuts for two years to fund education in the wake of a court decision that could halt his plan to put lottery slot machines at racetracks.
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