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7:16 am
Thu May 21, 2015

Chrysler Decision On Manufacturing Materials Could Keep Plant In Toledo

Credit Toledo Blade

A decision to keep making Jeep Wranglers out of steel could lead to Chrysler keeping its plant in Toledo. 

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7:12 am
Thu May 21, 2015

Chillicothe Man Sentenced For Child Porn Possession

A federal district judge in Columbus has sentenced a Chillicothe man to seven years in prison after prosecutors say police found more than 16 thousand images and videos of child pornography on his computer and thumb drive.

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6:58 am
Thu May 21, 2015

State Fines Operators Of Two Casinos

Cincinnati's casino is one of two in the state being fined by regulators
Credit Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati

The Ohio Casino Control Commission has fined the operators of the Cleveland and Cincinnati casinos over how they run their surveillance camera systems and other operational issues. 

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6:55 am
Thu May 21, 2015

Black Lawmakers Call For Calm, Changes Ahead Of Brelo Verdict

Officer Michael Brelo
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A group of African-American state lawmakers wants changes in criminal justice laws.

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6:40 am
Thu May 21, 2015

New Edison Figure Ready For National Statuary Hall

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A statue honoring Ohio-born inventor Thomas Edison was unveiled yesterday at the Statehouse and will soon make its way to Washington, DC. 

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9:27 am
Wed May 20, 2015

New Study Shows Too Many Ohio Kids Lack Families

A new report shows too many Ohio children lack families of their own. 

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9:23 am
Wed May 20, 2015

US Attorney General Visits Cincinnati

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch met with city, police and community leaders in Cincinnati today during the first stop on a multi-city tour discussing new and collaborative policing strategies. 

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9:47 pm
Tue May 19, 2015

Marathon To Pay Fines, Clean Up Plants In Pollution Settlement

The U.S. Justice Department says Marathon Petroleum Corp. will pay a fine of nearly $3 million and spend another $2.8 million on pollution controls at its distribution terminals in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio.  

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5:14 pm
Tue May 19, 2015

Columbus Blue Jackets To Name New Captain

The Columbus Blue Jackets will name a new captain tomorrow, the first since former captain Rick Nash left for the New York Rangers in 2012.  

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4:51 pm
Tue May 19, 2015

Legislators To Consider Criminal Sentencing Reform

While much of the focus is still on the budget, Ohio lawmakers are working on many other issues they’d like to address before summer break. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, some legislators are taking a serious look at reforming the state’s criminal sentencing structure.  

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1:10 pm
Tue May 19, 2015

Columbus State To Use $1.4M Grant To Assist Displaced Workers

A central Ohio community college says it will offer short-term courses for underemployed and displaced workers focused on logistics, transportation and customer service. 

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7:26 pm
Mon May 18, 2015

Study Shows Racial Disparity In Suicide Rates of School Kids

A study from Nationwide Children's Hospital shows a growing racial disparity in suicide rates among school-aged children.  

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12:06 pm
Mon May 18, 2015

Ohio Patrol Begins Initiative On Seatbelt Enforcement

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is teaming up with troopers from five other states for a weeklong initiative on safety belt enforcement. 

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12:03 pm
Mon May 18, 2015

Auditor Says It’s Too Easy For “Economic Interests” To Try To Change Constitution

The proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize and regulate marijuana in Ohio has one state official calling for an overhaul of the process. 

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11:57 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Child Sex Abuse Victims Have 12 Years To File State Claims

A ruling from the Ohio Supreme Court says that child sex abuse victims have 12 years to file lawsuits when a state employee is the alleged perpetrator. 

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6:12 pm
Fri May 15, 2015

Fire Officials: Huge Columbus Blaze Caused By Smoking Materials

 Investigators say a massive fire at a recycling facility in Columbus was caused by improperly discarded smoking materials. 

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3:01 pm
Fri May 15, 2015

Death Penalty For Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
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Originally published on Sat May 16, 2015 10:46 am

Updated at 3:42 p.m.

After listening to testimony from 63 witnesses and deliberating since Wednesday, a jury of seven women and five men in Boston gave convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev the death penalty.

There was no visible reaction from either Tsarnaev or his legal team.

The jury sentenced Tsarnaev to die on counts 4, 5, 9, 10, 14 and 15. Here is more detail about those counts:

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6:54 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Columbus To Consider Use Of Police Body Cameras

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says the city will consider outfitting police officers with body cameras. Coleman says the goal is to help improve police-community relations.

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6:39 am
Fri May 15, 2015

SEC: Nationwide Insurance Pays 8 Million To Settle Mail Practices Claims

The Securities and Exchange Commission says Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance has agreed to pay 8 million dollars to settle charges of routinely violating pricing rules in daily processing of orders for some products.

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6:37 am
Fri May 15, 2015

OSU Names Interim Marching Band Director

Christopher Hoch
Credit news.osu.edu

Ohio State University has named an associate marching band director as the interim replacement for Jon Waters, who was fired last year for turning a blind eye to a sexualized band culture.

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