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11:27 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Ohio Band Director Changes Plea On Sex Charges

A former central Ohio band director accused of inappropriate conduct with three students has pleaded guilty to 13 counts, including felony sexual battery and misdemeanor sexual imposition. 

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3:42 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

3 Teens Charged For Throwing Rock That Injured Ohio Teacher

Three Pennsylvania teenagers have been charged as adults in a highway rock-throwing incident that left an Ohio teacher critically injured.

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7:17 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Remembering Jazz Musician, Columbus Native Gene Walker

Gene Walker
Credit Jazz Arts Group

Longtime Columbus jazz musician Gene Walker has died.

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7:15 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Council Approves Rideshare Regulations, Placing Charter Amendments On The Ballot

Columbus City Council last night approved new regulations governing app-based ride sharing services.

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7:05 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Appeals Court Issues Stay Of Judge's Order In VLT Academy Case

An appeals court has put on hold a judge's order that the Ohio Department of Education sponsor a downtown Cincinnati charter school to keep it operating.

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7:02 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Cyber Porn Costs Local Fire Chief His Job

David Fulmer
Credit West Licking Joint Fire District

A Licking County fire chief has been dismissed amid allegations of collecting pornography on his work computer. 

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6:57 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Athens County Crash Claims One Life

The State Highway Patrol says an 18-year-old man has been killed in a single vehicle crash in Stewart.

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6:55 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Two Teens Sought In Late Night Slaying

Columbus police say they are looking for two teenage boys suspected in a murder on the South side.

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6:17 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Former Ohio Lawmaker Denied Early Prison Release

A judge has denied early release from prison for a former Ohio lawmaker who authorities say took trips and cash in exchange for taking steps to introduce legislation. 

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11:41 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Suspect In Hocking County Murder Shoots Self

A man suspected of wounding his ex-wife and killing a man at a cabin in the Hocking Hills Saturday has been flown to a Dayton hospital after shooting himself in a Fayette County motel.

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10:59 am
Mon July 21, 2014

City Council to Vote On Regulations To Place Referendums On Ballot

Credit City of Columbus

Columbus City Council tonight is scheduled to vote on legislation making it tougher for individuals or groups to place an initiative or referendum before the voters. Jim Letizia reports. 

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6:53 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Hearing Held For Greenpeace Activists In March 4th P&G Protest

A southwest Ohio judge plans to hear from prosecutors and defense attorneys about the case against nine Greenpeace activists today. No trial date has been set yet on burglary and vandalism charges that followed the March 4 protest at Procter & Gamble Co. headquarters in Cincinnati. Hamilton County Judge Robert Winkler has rejected defense arguments that the activists were simply exercising their free speech rights when they unfurled giant banners from the consumer products maker's towers as a helicopter filmed them.

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3:27 am
Sat July 19, 2014

Board: No Same-Sex Marriages At Statehouse

Credit State of Ohio

The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board says it will maintain its policy of preventing same-sex couples and others without valid Ohio wedding licenses from renting the Statehouse and its grounds for weddings and receptions.

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3:17 am
Sat July 19, 2014

Corporate Sponsorship Generates State Infrastructure Funding

The Ohio Department of Transportation is getting new money from corporate sponsors.

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3:11 am
Sat July 19, 2014

Portman Weighs In On Surge Of Unaccompanied Central American Minors Crossing U.S. border

Credit Reuters

The presidents of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras will come to Washington next week to discuss the surge of unaccompanied minors from their countries across the U.S border.  

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2:58 am
Sat July 19, 2014

Death Of Ohio Teen Prompts Powdered Caffeine Warning

The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid pure powdered caffeine sold on the Internet after the death of an Ohio teen.

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2:55 am
Sat July 19, 2014

Lottery Sets Sales, Profit Records

Credit New York Times

The Ohio Lottery is reports record-high sales and profits for the 2014 fiscal year, boosted in part by revenue from new video lottery terminals at three racinos.

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2:47 am
Sat July 19, 2014

City, State Partner To Help Educate Low-Income Children

Some low income Columbus children are the first to take advantage of a full day pre-school program that pairs community investment with state dollars.

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12:00 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Hotel To Be Located In LeVeque Tower

LeVeque Tower
Credit wcbe files

Plans are in the works to place a hotel in LeVeque Tower. 

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11:57 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Ohio's Jobless Rate Steady

Ohio's unemployment rate for June was 5.5 percent, unchanged from the previous month.

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