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11:52 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Treasurer’s Race Wasn't As Close As Expected

Josh Mandel won another term as Ohio Treasurer
Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio Treasurer’s race is one that Democrats were thought to have a chance of winning last night. 

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9:29 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Issues 6, 7 And 8 Pass Easily In Columbus

An overwhelming majority of Columbus voters approved changes to the City Charter Tuesday. The changes restrict the ability of citizens to place an initiative or referendum before the voters. 

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8:52 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Redfern Loses Seat And Resigns As Democratic Party Chair, Republicans Gain Five House Seats

Chris Redfern will leave his post next month
Sarah Ingles

There weren’t any surprises in the statewide races. But there were some shockers in the Statehouse races – including a major upset. 

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7:45 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Republicans Look To Capitalize On Election Night Momentum, While Democrats Deal With Shakeups

Gov. Kasich speaks to supports after winning a second term
Ohio Public Radio

It was a big night for Republicans as the party swept all the statewide races and brings momentum into Gov. John Kasich’s second term. While the Democrats now find themselves in a big state of unrest. 

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7:04 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Council Creates TIF, Funds Camp Chase Trail Link

Credit campchasetrail.com

Columbus City Council last night approved legislation to create a tax increment financing district in the area of Schrock Road and I-71 that will be called the Buffalo Parkway tif.

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6:55 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Bond Raised For Local Man Charged With Killing Pregnant Girlfriend

Jacob Ferrero
Credit Franklin County Sheriff

Bond was raised yesterday from 1.1 to 2 million dollars for the Galena man accused of beating and strangling his pregnant girlfriend.

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6:48 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Police ID Victims Of Weekend Wrong-Way Crash

Credit Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police have identified the man and woman killed in a wrong-way crash on I-70 early Sunday.

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6:46 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Local Contractor Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Customers

Glenn Goddard
Credit Reynoldsburg Police

A Reynoldsburg contractor is awaiting sentencing for defrauding some of his customers.

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7:25 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Pulled Video Of Kasich-FitzGerald Meeting Questioned

In the days before the election, a story about a video being taken off Cleveland.com has gained attention from national media watchers.

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10:20 am
Mon November 3, 2014

Bill Seeks To Make E-Cigarette Liquid Childproof

A bill introduced in the state legislature seeks to make sure that children cannot get into liquid used in electronic cigarettes. 

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10:05 am
Mon November 3, 2014

42 People Removed From Ohio Ebola Contact List

Forty-two people have been removed from the list of Ohioans being monitored for Ebola symptoms. 

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7:09 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Major Political Parties Launch Final Get Out The Vote Push

In the final days before the election, the two major political parties are making a last-ditch push to get their supporters to vote.

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12:01 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Auto Club Considering Roadside Service For Bicyclists

American Automobile Association chapters in central and southwest Ohio are gauging interest in providing emergency roadside assistance for bicyclists.

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11:57 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Ohio Man Freed From North Korea To Get Municipal Job Back

Jeffrey Fowle
Credit whio.com

The City of Moraine has agreed to rehire the man arrested and detained in North Korea for nearly six months, while criticizing his decision to travel there.

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11:53 am
Fri October 31, 2014

State Lawmaker Found Guilty Of Campaign Finance Violations

Sandra Williams
Credit State of Ohio

A Franklin County judge this morning found Democratic State Representative Sandra Williams guilty of violating campaign-finance regulations related to the purchase and re-sale of Ohio State football tickets.

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6:48 am
Fri October 31, 2014

New Worthington Schools Superintendent Named

Trent Bowers
Credit Worthington City Schools

The Worthington school board has appointed assistant superintendent Trent Bowers to succeed outgoing superintendent Thomas Tucker, who is leaving at the end of the school year to take a similar post in suburban Cincinnati.

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6:45 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Whitehall School Bus Driver Charged With Abusing Passengers

Christopher Litostansky
Credit Whitehall Police

Police have filed additional assault, child endangering and unlawful restraint charges against a Whitehall school bus driver for his alleged mistreatment of children on his bus.

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6:43 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Physician Sentenced For Illegal Distribution of Prescription Drugs

A former central Ohio physician was sentenced Thursday to one year in prison for distributing pain medication without a legitimate medical purpose.

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6:31 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Judge Declines To Sentence Ahmad In Absentia

Credit Chicago Tribune

A federal judge has declined to sentence in absentia the former deputy Ohio treasurer who pleaded guilty last year to federal bribery and money laundering charges in an alleged kickback scheme in the office.

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6:23 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Millennials Expected To Play Major Role In Tuesday's Elections

Credit forbes.com

Young Ohioans are expected to play a key role in Tuesday's elections and in future public policy.

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