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John A. Bingham, Ohio’s best choice

GREENSBORO, N.C.: A group of Ohio lawmakers has been looking to replace the statue of former Gov. William Allen, which sits in the nation’s Capitol. Allen is known for his permissive attitude toward expansion of slavery and opposition to President Abraham Lincoln. To replace Allen, the group has considered a wide range of famous Ohioans from inventor Thomas Edison to comedian Bob Hope. Read the full story »