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11:55 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Farmer In Kasich Radio Ad Not Just A Farmer

Terry McClure
Credit Toledo Blade

The farmer featured in a radio ad for Governor John Kasich's re-election campaign airing across rural Ohio sits on the board of Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance. 

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11:52 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Report: Local Population Growth To Continue

The Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission says central Ohio's population growth is expected to continue for several decades.

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11:47 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Think Tank Survey Shows Significant Opposition To Federal Internet Tax

A conservative-leaning think tank says a majority of Ohioans are against a proposed federal internet sales tax law.

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11:41 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Portman Talks More About Possible Presidential Bid

Credit cleveland.com

Republican U.S Senator Rob Portman of Ohio gave reporters yesterday more details about what it would take for him to run for president.

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7:42 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Mosquito Spraying Tonight In Four Columbus Neighborhoods

Portions of four Columbus neighborhoods will be sprayed with pesticides tonight to stop the spread of disease-carrying mosquitoes. 

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7:31 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Officials Release New Numbers In Measles, Mumps Outbreaks

Ohio's measles outbreak appears to be coming to an end. 

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7:26 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Hillard, Police Union Reach Contract Agreement

Hilliard City Council has approved a new 3 year contract with the union representing police officers.

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7:22 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Troubled Charter School Chain Subject Of Federal, State Probes

Ohio Department of Education officials say they have forwarded allegations of sexual misconduct, test tampering and other possible criminal misdeeds at a Dayton charter school to Montgomery County Children Services and Dayton police.

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7:12 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Grandview Heights Schools Levy Slated For November Ballot

Grandview Heights High School
Credit Grandview Heights City Schools

The Grandview Heights City School Board has voted to place a 5.9-mill levy on the November ballot.

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7:02 am
Fri July 18, 2014

County Democratic Party Chair To Resign

The man who ran Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman's 1999 election campaign says he is resigning as chair of the Franklin County Democratic Party, citing health reasons.

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6:56 am
Fri July 18, 2014

County Administrator To Resign

Credit Franklin County

Franklin County Administrator Don Brown says he will resign on October 31st.

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6:54 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Layoffs Planned At Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Project

Credit usec.com

The contractor leading the decontamination and decommissioning work at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon anticipates up to 675 people will be laid off beginning in October because of problems related to project funding.

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6:47 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Former Boxing Champion Run Over And Killed At Gas Station

Cashmere Jackson
Credit cleveland.com

Cleveland police say former national boxing champion Cashmere Jackson died Wednesday when she jumped onto the hood of a car driving toward her, then fell off and was accidentally run over following an altercation at a gas station.

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8:03 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Chillicothe Teen's Challenge To Body Image Attracts International Attention

A Chillicothe teen's challenge of how social media treats body image is getting worldwide media attention.

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7:48 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Unemployment Benefits Debt Looms Over State - And Future Unemployed

The state of Ohio still owes the federal government 1.4 billion dollars it borrowed to pay unemployment insurance benefits. 

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4:30 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Hamilton County Increases Vehicle Weight Inspections And Fines

With no increases since the early 90s to the federal fund used to build and maintain roads and highways... states are looking for different ways to keep roadways safe.

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12:59 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Computer Coding Bootcamp Helps Students Jumpstart Careers

In Ohio and around the country, openings for software programmers are growing at a far faster rate than most occupations, and the Labor Department says that’s likely to continue for years to come.

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11:47 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Officials Encourage Greater Participation In Summer Meal Program

Credit U.S. Department of Agriculture

Federal and state officials are trying to get more low-income children to participate in free or reduced-price meal programs this summer.

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11:43 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Body Found Near West Broad Street

Credit Franklin County Sheriff

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the discovery of a man's body near West Broad Street early this morning.

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11:41 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Police: Call To Water Department Led To OU Shooting Probe

Mount Orab Police Chief Bryan Mount
Credit Village of Mount Orab

Mount Orab police chief Bryan Mount says a phone call to the village water department led to an investigation into a possible shooting at Ohio University on Tuesday.

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