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A financial-services company plans to close it's far west side office in late May, costing 94 workers their jobs.

State officials say central Ohio’s jobless rate fell half a point to 4 percent in March.

Four central Ohio high schools are ranked among the best in the state by "U.S. News and World Report".

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The Columbus woman convicted of falsifying  an Amber Alert so police would find her stolen car  has been given a 180 day suspended jail sentence.

Columbus fire investigators have ruled accidential a house fire that killed a 16-year-old girl, her mother and her grandmother last month.

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Columbus police say an officer shot and killed the driver of a vehicle that was dragging the officer last night.

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Central Ohio Transit Authority President and CEO Curtis Stitt told the agency's board of trustees this morning he will retire on September 30th. 

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President Trump is expected to sign an executive order today calling for a review of all federal lands hosting national monuments designated since 1996.

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Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio says his constituents will support his opposition to President Trump's corporate tax cut proposal. 

Dozens of protestors interrupted a Columbus City Council community meeting last night, calling for the firing of Columbus Police Officer Zachary Rosen, who recently was captured on video  kicking a suspect in the head.

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Federal prosecutors say two accused Columbus drug dealers have been indicted on charges of killing potential witnesses against them.

Several environmental groups in Ohio and Michigan are suing the U.S. EPA for failing to adequately protect Lake Erie from toxic algae blooms.

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The full 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati will re-examine Ohio's new and twice-rejected lethal injection protocol.

The Ohio Highway Patrol ranks Franklin County second in the state for heroin seizures.

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The Ohio House’s version of the two year state budget plan adds more than 170 million dollars to fight the opioid crisis and 80 million for public education.

Franklin County Board of Elections

Former Franklin County Board of Elections director Bill Anthony was sentenced yesterday to five years' probation on one count of securing writings by deception, as part of a plea bargain in whcih charges of theft in office and tampering with records were dropped.

The state has been trying to fight human trafficking on several fronts, from revising the laws to raising awareness.

The Franklin County Child Support Enforcement Agency is trying to use a less bureaucratic, more customer-oriented approach to attempt to get more parents to make payments.

Honda says it will spend 124 million dollars to build a wind tunnel facility at the Transportation Research Center in East Liberty.

Richland County Sheriff's Office

The Richland County man convicted in the slaying and dismemberment of a neighbor has been sentenced to life in prison.

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