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The Russia Investigations: Comey At Imbroglio's Center But Does He Bring Clarity?

This week in the Russia investigations: Did we learn anything from James Comey? Michael Cohen opts for discretion in the face of some new legal challenges. What Comey Says Trump Said Putin Said President Trump, then-chief of staff Reince Priebus and then-FBI Director James Comey were sitting together in the Oval Office. Trump, in Comey's telling , was monologuing as the former FBI director says he often did. Trump, as Comey described, was preoccupied in their discussions about the salacious...

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The state has rejected a petition submitted by backers of a ballot issue to legalize marijuana. 

Within seconds, a bright, white flash erupted on the lower deck of West Delta 105 E, an oil-production platform positioned a dozen miles off the Louisiana coast. Disoriented, one crew member found himself 10 feet away from where he had been working before he blacked out. Another likened the impact to a sledgehammer blow to his head. A third told investigators he felt like he'd been hit by an 18-wheeler, his hard hat, glasses and earplugs knocked off in the blast.

Tuesday's tax day computer glitch at the IRS prevented the agency from accepting millions of tax returns and forced the IRS to extend the filing deadline for another day.

We now have a better idea of what happened to cause the snafu.

According to an IRS official, the problem arose at 4 a.m. EDT Tuesday, which was the day tax returns were due and the busiest day of the tax year for the IRS.

Politics isn't always red or blue. Lately, it has been green.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., plans to introduce legislation on Friday to decriminalize marijuana on the federal level, adding a high-profile advocate in the effort to decriminalize, legalize and normalize marijuana use in America.

Schumer's legislation would remove marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under a 1970 law that classifies marijuana as dangerous as heroin for legal and regulatory purposes.

The American Federation of Teachers said Thursday that it is cutting its financial ties with Wells Fargo as a result of the banking giant's relationships with the National Rifle Association and gunmakers.

The AFT, a 1.7 million-member national union, is dropping the bank as a recommended mortgage lender, to which it currently channels more than 20,000 AFT mortgages.

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A federal grand jury has charged six Ohio men for conspiring to smuggle into and distribute drugs inside of the London Correctional Institution. 

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A Franklin County grand jury has indicted a former Dublin jewelry store owner for stealing money from dozens of customers.  

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Muskingum County Sheriff's deputies say county engineer Doug Davis was found dead in his home Wednesday night. 

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Grove City police have identified the contract worker killed Wednesday in a construction accident. 

The spring thaw is upon us, and parched western states will be watching closely as snows melt and rivers rise. Fancy satellites monitor water levels in the biggest rivers, but they don't spot the smaller streams and waterways that feed into them. Now, some Colorado scientists have hit on a new way of tracking those smaller streams — inspired, by Pokemon.

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WCBE Presents Nick Moss Band Live From Studio A Fri. April 20, 2018 @ 2PM!

WCBE will be hosting the Nick Moss Band featuring Dennis Gruenling Live From Studio A on Friday, April 20th in advance of the show that night at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza & Live Music ! They're out on the road with the brand new release The High Cost Of Low Living and we're happy that they'll be making a stop in Columbus! Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets to the show presented by WCBE and Crazy Mama's Concerts! It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus,...

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Romaine Lettuce: Don't Eat It!

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded its warning to consumers Friday to stay away from all types of romaine lettuce grown in the Yuma, Ariz., region because of an E. coli outbreak that has infected at least 61 people in 16 states. The agency had previously instructed people not to eat chopped and bagged romaine lettuce from the area. But the new warning includes whole heads of romaine in addition to all of the packaged products. Although the warning is limited to greens...

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She Can Make A Difference

A group of high school students in Columbus has formed a group to inspire and empower young girls.

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