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6:10 pm
Fri June 26, 2015

Ohio Plays Role In History Following SCOTUS Decision On Same-Sex Marriage

Many counties around the state are already issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples following the Supreme Court’s historic ruling. 

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7:29 am
Fri June 26, 2015

Upgrades Planned For Columbus Brewery

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Anheuser-Busch officials plan an 18 million dollar upgrade of the brewery on Columbus' North side. 

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7:26 am
Fri June 26, 2015

Locals Working To Preserve Original Port Columbus Terminal

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Historic preservation groups and the Columbus Foundation are teaming up to repair the roof of the original Port Columbus terminal and control tower.

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7:15 am
Fri June 26, 2015

Ballot Board Approves Cannabis Control Amendment For 2016 Ballot

The Ohio Ballot Board has cleared a marijuana legalization amendment for the November 2016 ballot. The board has certified the measure as a single ballot issue.

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7:12 am
Fri June 26, 2015

OSU Denies Defaming Waters

Ohio State University is denying in court filings the defamation claims raised by former marching band director Jon Waters.

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7:10 am
Fri June 26, 2015

A&E Settles Justice Department Complaint

New Albany-based Abercrombie & Fitch has agreed to pay 158 thousand dollars to settle a Justice Department complaint claiming the clothier discriminated against an undocumented immigrant by requiring her to present a green card when she applied for a job.

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7:02 am
Fri June 26, 2015

FBI Investigating Sale Of Mayor Coleman's Former Home

The FBI is investigating the sale of Democratic Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman's former home in Berwick.

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7:13 am
Thu June 25, 2015

Conference Committee Reaches Deal On State Budget Bill

A legislative conference committee has approved a deal seeking to settle key sticking points in the two-year state budget bill.

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7:08 am
Thu June 25, 2015

Ohio House Approves Anti-Marijuana Legalization Resolution

The Ohio House has approved a resolution designed to block an effort to put marijuana legalization measures before voters.

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6:56 am
Thu June 25, 2015

State To Take Over Youngstown Schools

Majority Republicans in the Ohio Legislature have approved a measure allowing the state to take over the troubled Youngstown City Schools.

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6:53 am
Thu June 25, 2015

Ohio Sheriff's Department To Probe Cleveland Police In-Custody Death

The Cuyahoga County prosecutor's office says the county sheriff's department will conduct an independent investigation of the white Cleveland police officers involved in the November death of an African-American woman who had a seizure because of mental health problems.

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9:13 am
Wed June 24, 2015

Coleman Releases Statement On Redflex

Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman for records related to a probe of a former red-light camera company executive who has pleaded guilty to bribing city officials in Columbus and Cincinnati. 

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8:42 am
Wed June 24, 2015

Conservative Business Group Wants To Sue Over Video Slots, But Must Win Another Case First

A conservative group brought its arguments against Ohio's seven "racinos" to the Ohio Supreme Court Tuesday. 

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8:07 pm
Tue June 23, 2015

Lawmakers Hold Off On Resolution Of Support For Pete Rose

  Ohio lawmakers are delaying any action on a resolution urging baseball's commissioner to reinstate all-time hits leader Pete Rose and make the former Cincinnati Reds star eligible for the Hall of Fame.

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7:59 pm
Tue June 23, 2015

Bat Population Struggles To Survive White Nose Syndrome

Across the Midwest and eastern U.S., an estimated 6 million bats have died from White Nose Syndrome, which first appeared nine years ago.

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7:32 pm
Tue June 23, 2015

State Prisons Agency Rejects Union Proposal To Take Back Cafeteria Contracts

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections is renewing a contract to feed the state's 50,000 prison inmates with a company whose early troubles getting the job done led to criticism over privatizing the service. 

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7:18 pm
Tue June 23, 2015

Critics Question Formula For Increased School Funding

There will likely be a funding increase for K-12 public education in the next state budget, since lawmakers scrapped Goveror John Kasich’s proposal that would have resulted in less money for half the state’s more than 600 school districts.

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8:28 am
Tue June 23, 2015

Ginther Blames Media For Linking Him To Bribery Case

Andy Ginther
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Democratic Columbus City Council President and Mayoral Candidate Andy Ginther yesterday accused the media of  misrepresenting the facts of a federal bribery case that links contributions from the former CEO of a red-light camera company to the campaigns of elected officials in Columbus and Cincinnati.

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8:15 am
Tue June 23, 2015

Portman Gives To Charity Campaign Donation From White Supremacist

Earl Holt III
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Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he has donated to charity a campaign contribution he received from the head of a white supremacist organization linked to the killing of nine African-Americans in a South Carolina church last week.

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8:10 am
Tue June 23, 2015

Poll Shows Strickland Leads Portman By Six Points

Ted Strickland
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A new Quinnipiac University poll shows Democratic former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland leads incumbent Republican Rob Portman in the U.S. Senate race by six percentage points.

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