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Bill to raise speed limit moving through state congress

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Senate signed off on a proposal that would increase the state's speed limit to 70 miles per hour on rural interstate highways.

The approved legislation would raise the speed limit by 5 mph for both cars and trucks.

The bill would also set in motion Gov. John Kasich's plan for a $1.5 billion Ohio Turnpike bond sale that would raise money for highway and bridge projects.

It's now up to lawmakers in the Ohio House of Representatives to sign the bill.

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