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7:03 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

"Hang On Sloppy" Closer To Becoming Official State Rock Song

  A proposal to make "Hang On Sloopy" Ohio's official rock song has struck the right note with state representatives.   

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5:47 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Legislators Listening To Concerns About Time Spent On Standardized Tests

  If you talk to a school student, a teacher or a parent these days, you are likely to hear one complaint loud and clear. They often argue there is too much testing under new federal education standards. Lawmakers are also hearing that message. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports on what they are doing about it. 

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4:08 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Overdose Antidote Maker Will Give Rebates To Public Agencies

Credit Cory Shaffer / Northeast ohio media Group

  Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the manufacturer of a drug overdose antidote will provide rebates for public agencies buying the drug over the next year.  

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3:38 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

New Bill Would Give Incentives For Hiring Veterans

State Reps. Herschel Craig and Niraj Antani with Ohio veterans

A bill has been introduced in the Ohio legislature that would give businesses within the state an incentive to hire veterans. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.

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4:43 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Federal Court Case On ACA Subsidies Could Affect 235,000 Ohioans

The US Supreme Court will hear arguments tomorrow challenging whether the federal government can pay subsidies to people in states that don’t have state-created health insurance marketplaces set up after the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s landmark health insurance law. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports on how that ruling might affect Ohio.  

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11:43 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Wexner Again Ranked As Wealthiest Ohioan

Les Wexner
Credit Forbes

Forbes magazine says for the fourth straight year, local billionaire Les Wexner is the wealthiest man in Ohio.

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11:07 am
Tue March 3, 2015

State Sues BP Over Leak Cleanup Funds

The state is suing oil giant BP for more than 33 million dollars, alleging the company double dipped by taking state funds and money from insurers to clean up leaks from underground storage tanks at hundreds of its gas stations. 

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11:03 am
Tue March 3, 2015

CCAD President Resigns; No Reason Given

Thomas White
Credit ccad.edu

The Columbus College of Art and Design says today school president Thomas White has resigned effective immediately.

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7:52 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Cleveland Mayor Apologizes For Court Document Statements In Tamir Rice Lawsuit

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson
Credit City of Cleveland

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson is apologizing after the city suggested 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was killed by officer Timothy Loehmann last November while brandishing a pellet gun, died as a result of his own actions.

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7:36 am
Tue March 3, 2015

City Gives Public Subsidies To Three Private Businesses

Columbus City Council last night approved tax breaks for three private businesses.

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7:23 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Bond Set For Suspect In Weekend OSU Campus Area Stabbing

Alexander Delap
Credit Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police say Sunday's fatal stabbing of a former Columbus State Community College student in the OSU campus area may be a case of misplaced revenge and mistaken identity.

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7:10 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Columbus Cop Facing OVI Charges

A Columbus police officer is on leave after being arrested on drunken-driving charges in southern Ohio.

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6:57 am
Tue March 3, 2015

JobsOhio Claims Credit For 21 Thouand New Positions

Ohio's semi-private economic development entity reports it created more than 21 thousand jobs last year.

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6:56 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Many Ohioans Not Feeling Effects Of Improved Economy

Ohio's unemployment is down and numbers from the state show Ohio's economy is recovering from the Great Recession of 2008.

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6:26 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Hiring Waters' Replacement Taking OSU Longer Than Expected

Hiring a replacement for fired Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters is taking longer than the school originally anticipated.

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8:32 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

Ice Storms Push Back Statewide Tornado Drill

Bad weather will delay a statewide emergency drill scheduled for mid-week.  

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8:23 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

Jackets Trade Wisniewski, Sign Extension With Atkinson

center William Karlsson
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The Columbus Blue Jackets made a few moves at the trade deadline Monday; picking up forwards William Karlsson and Rene Bourque from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for defenseman James Wisniewski and a 3rd round draft pick.  

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7:40 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

Kasich Will Attend Netanyahu's Address To Congress

Ohio Governor John Kasich is headed to Washington to attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to a joint session of Congress.  

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7:35 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

Sentences Reduced For Amish Convicted In Hair Cutting Attacks

Samuel Mullet Sr. followers in 2011 trial
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Sentences have been reduced for the leader of a breakaway Amish group and seven imprisoned followers who chopped off the hair and beards of others with whom they had doctrinal disagreements.
 

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3:49 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

Recently Discovered Native American Artifact Carries Questions About Origin

The discovery of a rare Native American artifact in the southern Ohio village of Newtown has raised questions about it's origin.

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