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7:01 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Columbus Firefighter Charged With Sexually Abusing Juvenile Female Relative

Timothy Durbin
Credit Delaware County Sheriff

Bond is set at 60 thousand dollars for a veteran Columbus firefighter charged with sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl nearly 11 years ago. 

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6:55 am
Tue April 21, 2015

OSU Sorority Suspended Amid Hazing Allegations

Kappa Kappa Gamma House
Credit leadlearnserve.osu.edu

An Ohio State University sorority has been suspended because of hazing allegations.

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6:51 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Local Poll Worker Trainee Contracts Bacterial Meningitis

The Franklin County Board of Elections is assuring staff and voters operations at its North side building will continue as usual after a poll worker in training contracted bacterial meningitis.

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6:40 am
Tue April 21, 2015

FTC Fines Cardinal Health

The Federal Trade Commission is fining Dublin-based Cardinal Health nearly 27 million dollars for having a monopoly on drugs used to detect heart problems, and overcharging clinics and hospitals in 25 U.S. markets.

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6:36 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Kasich Forms 527 Committee

Credit newdayforamerica.com

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich has created a committee that lets him raise money to promote a potential 2016 presidential campaign.

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6:33 am
Tue April 21, 2015

New Boating, Docking Restrictions At Buckeye Lake

Credit parks.odnr.gov

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has set new construction and dock usage policies at Buckeye Lake.

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4:26 pm
Mon April 20, 2015

Ohio House Republicans Debate Cutting PARCC Testing

Majority Republicans in the Ohio House want to stop the state from using the education tests known as the PARCC.

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11:46 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Kasich Continues To Fuel Speculation About Presidential Campaign

After spending time in the key presidential primary state of New Hampshire, Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich took more questions about his possible presidential campaign on national TV this weekend. 

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11:40 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Welfare Directors Survey Shows Substance Abuse, Transportation Keep People From Working

As majority Republicans in the Ohio House craft a state budget that they say will help people out of poverty, a group representing directors of county job and family services agencies says it has some answers as to why people need public assistance. 

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4:03 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

Columbus Man Accused Of Supporting Terrorism

Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud (L) speaks with his attorney, Sam Shamansky, during a February 25 hearing to set bond on charges of money laundering and providing support for terrorism.
Credit Associated Press

A Central Ohio man is accused of plotting to commit terrorism in the U.S. after traveling to Syria for terrorist training.   

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6:54 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Lawyers For Ohio State, Fired Band Director Spar In Court

Jon Waters
Credit thelantern.com

A federal judge has rigorously questioned both sides in fired Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters' civil-rights lawsuit ahead of deciding whether the case should proceed. 

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9:30 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Governor Says Ohio Does Not Need "Religious Freedom" Law

Republican Ohio Governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate John Kasich says the state does not need to enact a so-called "religious freedom" law similar to ones passed in other states.

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9:25 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Ohio Cager Lauren Hill Passes Away

Lauren Hill
Credit wcpo.com

Mount St. Joseph University women's basketball player Lauren Hill past away last night after a lengthy battle with brain cancer. 

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6:52 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Dublin Planning Commission Approves Riviera Golf Course Sale

Credit columbusgolf.com

The Dublin Planning and Zoning Commission last  night approved a plan to sell the Riviera Golf Course to a housing developer. 

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6:46 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Former OHP Trooper Sentenced For Abusing Women While On Duty

Brian Lee
Credit Ohio Highway Patrol

A former state Highway Patrol trooper was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison for forcing female motorists into sexual acts in exchange for the dropping of traffic charges. 

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6:38 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Former High School Youth Choir Director Pleads Guilty To Child Sex Charges

Zachary Ruppel
Credit Columbus Division of Police

The former choir director at St. Francis DeSales High School in Columbus has pleaded guilty to charges of soliciting sex and naked pictures from teenage boys in exchange for higher grades and other favors.

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6:35 am
Fri April 10, 2015

NCAA Reinstates Miller's Eligibility

Braxton Miller
Credit USA Today

Ohio State University says quarterback Braxton Miller committed a minor violation of NCAA rules but will not be penalized for posting a picture of himself on social media with health care and nutritional products in March.

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6:27 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Kasich Not Ready To Announce Presidential Run

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich told reporters Thursday he is not ready to announce a bid for the White House, despite recent visits to early presidential primary states.

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6:14 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Senate Campaigns Release Financial Figures

Ted Strickland
Credit wcbe files

Former Democratic Ohio Governor Ted Strickland raised more than 671 thousand dollars in 35 days for his U.S. Senate Bid.

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6:10 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Local Purse Snatcher Sentenced In Death Of Elderly Woman

William Jenkins
Credit Columbus Division of Police

The Columbus man charged with beating and killing an elderly woman during a robbery attempt will serve 14 years in prison.

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