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Ohio leaders condemn ‘hate’ and ‘racism’ in Charlottesville

Local and Ohio officials took to Twitter to show their reaction to the violent clashes between protesters in Charlottesville, Va.

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich wrote, “Racism and violence have no place in America. All of us must condemn hate wherever it is found.”

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley tweeted that Dayton stands with Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer and that city against “hate & supremacy.”

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Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown tweeted, “Hatred and bigotry have no place in America. We must stand united against attempts to threaten and intimidate our friends and neighbors.”

Ohio Sen. Rob Portman wrote, “Hate and bigotry have no place in our society. #Charlottesville.”

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