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Robert Higgs

Statehouse bureau chief, The Plain Dealer

Robert Higgs is the Columbus bureau chief for (Cleveland) The Plain Dealer, Ohio's largest newspaper. He joined the newspaper in 1995 and has held a variety of editing positions, both with the paper's print staff and its online operation. Prior to becoming bureau chief, he was the editor of PolitiFact Ohio. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism from The Ohio State University and a juris doctorate from the University of Akron.

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