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Ohio Governor John Kasich delivers State of the State address, gives Courage metals to Ariel Castro victims Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, promotes JobsOhio and the Cleveland schools transformation plan, says Ohio has a balanced budget but has not done enough for minorities, speech is void of funding initiatives, other resources to address epidemic of raped and murdered Ohio women across racial lines, governor does not mention Senate Bill 5 or the two new voter restrictions bills that he signed into law last week that Congresswoman Fudge, CBC oppose

Governor John Kasich applauds the courage of Ariel Castro victims Amanda Berry (2nd from lt), Gina DeJesus (3rd from lt) and Michele Knight (4th from lt) before honoring them with Ohio courage medals during his fourth State of the State address at the Medina Performing Arts Center in Medina, Ohio Monday evening. The young women were held captive for a decade at Castro's home on Cleveland's west side. The case caught international attention and heightened awareness around the issues of  rape and abduction of women and children nationwide. Berry was nearly 17 when Castro kidnapped her, DeJesus was 14, and Knight was 21. By  Kathy Wray Coleman,  Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog,  O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. (Kathy Wray Coleman is a 20-year investigative and political journalist and legal reporter who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper, Ohio's Black press)   ( www.clev