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Akron Councilman Bob Hoch (right) gets a hug from Akron City Council President Marilyn Keith after he was sentenced to probation and court costs by Summit County Common Pleas court Judge Amy Corrigall Jones on Tuesday in Akron. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
Akron Councilman Bob Hoch (right) in Summit County Common Pleas court with his attorney Tom Houlihan after sentencing from Judge Amy Corrigall Jones on Tuesday in Akron. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
For a state hit hard by a national heroin epidemic and one that’s fighting back with Medicaid expansion dollars, Ohio is home to one in six Americans who could lose access to drug addiction and mental health services if President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress take another crack at repealing the Affordable Care Act.