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6:49 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

10 Years For Former Officer In Child Porn Case

Stewart Miller
Credit Columbus Division of Police

A former Columbus police officer has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty in a child pornography case in which investigators said they uncovered thousands of images and hundreds of videos on two external hard drives.

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6:42 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Fired Ohio State Band Director Vows To Clear Name

An attorney says the fired director of Ohio State University's marching band has become a scapegoat for behavior that occurred before his leadership and he'll fight to clear his name.

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6:39 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Report Tackles Native-American Mascots

A report by a progressive-leaning research institute in Washington says all schools and professional teams around the country should retire any sports mascots that adversely affect the well-being of Native Americans.

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8:03 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Fewer Central Ohio Mortgages "Under Water"

The mortgage listing service RealtyTrac says 21 percent of central Ohio homeowners owe at least 25 percent more on their mortgages than the value of the homes.

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7:57 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Strickland: Stimulus Money Helped Ohio's Economy

Former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland
Credit State of Ohio

Many economic indicators show Ohio's economy has recovered significantly since the Great Recession.

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7:48 am
Fri July 25, 2014

COTA Tracking System Not Working

Plans to track Central Ohio Transit Authority buses online are on hold again. 

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7:46 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Prosecutors Want Ahmad Extradition To Begin

Amer Ahmad
Credit Dayton Daily News

Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to start the process of extraditing the former deputy state treasurer from Pakistan.

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7:43 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Four Licking County Jail Guards Resign

Sheriff Randy Thorp
Credit Licking County Sheriff's Office

Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp says four jail guards have resigned following an internal investigation into their performance.

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7:33 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Case Of Slain Local Couple Ruled Murder-Suicide

Kathy Shonkwiler
Credit Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police say the case of a couple found dead in their South Side home on Tuesday is a murder-suicide.

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7:28 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Judges Dismiss Columbian Lawsuit Against Chiquita

A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed claims against Cincinnati-based produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by the families of thousands of Colombians killed during a civil war.

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7:26 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Local Booster Club Treasurer Charged With Stealing Club Money

Credit Newark Advocate

The former treasurer of the Watkins Memorial High School Band Boosters club in Pataskala has been charged with stealing 67 thousand dollars from the group.

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7:23 am
Fri July 25, 2014

VPOTUS Talks Infrastructure In Cincinnati

Vice President Biden In Cincinnati
Credit cincinnati.com

Vice President Joe Biden told the National Urban League Conference in Cincinnati yesterday the Obama administration is committed to job training and infrastructure repair.

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7:16 am
Fri July 25, 2014

BWC Settles Lawsuit Concerning Premium Overcharges

A Cuyahoga County judge has approved the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation settlement of a class-action lawsuit claiming it overcharged employers hundreds of millions of dollars over several years.

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7:14 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Ohioans Getting Refunds Under ACA Provision

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates 35 thousand Ohioans will get more than 1.2 million dollars in refunds from insurance companies because of a provision in the Affordable Care Act.

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7:05 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Kasich Standing By Ross Amid Dayton Charter School Problems

Richard Ross
Credit Ohio Department of Education

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich is standing by the head of the state education department in the wake of the controversy surrounding a Dayton charter school.

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6:55 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Second Suspect In Slavery Case Sentenced

Jessica Hunt

An Ashland woman has been sentenced to 32 years in federal prison for enslaving a mentally disabled woman and her young daughter for two years using threats and intimidation.

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6:52 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Hocking County Coroner Facing Criminal Charges

Hocking County coroner David Cummin is scheduled to appear in court next month to face obstruction of justce and dereliction of duty charges.

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7:18 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Ohio State Marching Band Director Dismissed

Ed and Karen Crockett

Ohio State University has fired band director Jon Waters after an internal investigation found that he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.

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11:46 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Existing Home Sales Rose In June

Sales of existing central Ohio homes rose in June.

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7:17 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Recall Of Schwebel's Bread Products

Dozens of bread products are being pulled off central Ohio store shelves because of the threat of listeria.

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