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6:17 pm
Mon April 6, 2015

New Poll Shows Strickland Has Advantage Over Portman

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio
Credit politico.com

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio losing to  former Democratic Governor Ted Strickland if the election were held today. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has more.

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5:52 pm
Mon April 6, 2015

Otterbein Blames AG For Bad Advice In Records Lawsuit

  Otterbein University says it got bad advice from the state attorney general in a battle over releasing campus police records.  

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9:46 am
Mon April 6, 2015

Suspect Charged In Woman's Death

Jeremay Jones
Credit Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man in custody for domestic violence and aggravated menacing has been charged in the death of a woman whose body was found after a town house fire that authorities say apparently was set to cover up her slaying.  

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9:38 am
Mon April 6, 2015

Ohioans Must Register By Today To Vote In Primary

Monday is the deadline for Ohioans to register to vote for the May 5 primary and special election. 

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9:34 am
Mon April 6, 2015

Bill Implements Education To Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

State Representative Christina Hagan
Credit wksu.org

State Lawmakers are trying to come up with ways to prevent the child sexual abuse crisis. 

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9:23 am
Mon April 6, 2015

Body Of Missing Toddler Found In Pond Near Family Home

LeRoy Toppins
Credit Fayette County Sheriff

The body of a missing 2-year-old boy has been found in a pond near the child's southwest Ohio home. 

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2:29 am
Sat April 4, 2015

Judge Issues Permanent Order Blocking Traffic Enforcement Cameras

Montgomery County Judge Barbara Gorman
Credit montcourt.org

A Montgomery County judge has ruled new state restrictions on municipal traffic enforcement camera programs violate the Ohio constitution, granting the city of Dayton a permanent order blocking them.

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7:26 pm
Fri April 3, 2015

Beware Of Opening Day Ticket Scams

It’s almost opening day for the Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians, and many Ohioans are interested in getting tickets to those games. 

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9:35 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Treasure Hunter Thompson To Plead Guilty

Tommy Thompson (L) and Alison Antekeier
Credit wcbe files

Court documents show a fugitive deep-sea treasure hunter from Columbus will plead guilty to a contempt of court charge related to his refusal to testify about gold he recovered from a historic shipwreck.

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9:28 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Bill Makes Purchasing CNG Vehicle Easier

State lawmakers want to make it easier to purchase vehicles fueled by compressed natural gas or CNG.

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7:38 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Local Bike Sharing Program Adding More Stations, Bikes

Credit experiencecolumbus.com

Columbus' bike-sharing program is expanding. 

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7:29 am
Fri April 3, 2015

New STEM-Type School Planned In Columbus

The Metro Early College High School in Columbus was created nearly ten years ago by Ohio State University and Battelle.

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7:25 am
Fri April 3, 2015

GOP Lawmaker Wants To Reduce Tax Break For Casinos

State Senator Bill Coley
Credit ohiosenate.gov

Casino tax revenue has not been as high as operators promised when voters approved their construction a few years ago.

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7:12 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Four Alleged Short North Posse Members Indicted On Murder, Drug Charges

Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs in late 2013 announcing efforts to round up members of the Short North Posse
Credit wcbe files

A federal grand jury has indicted four alleged members of the Short North Posse gang on murder and drug charges.

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7:02 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Anchor Hocking Parent Files For Chapter 11

Credit Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

The parent company of Lancaster-based glassware maker Anchor Hocking is filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to reduce long-term debt.

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6:56 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Governor Signs Toxic Algae Bill

Ohio Governor John Kasich signs toxic algae bill on Thursday in Toledo
Credit Toledo Blade

Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed into law new rules designed to cut down on the pollutants feeding algae growth in Lake Erie.

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6:49 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Poll: No Clear Frontrunner For GOP Presidential Nomination

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton has a strong hold among Democrats in three swing states.

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6:39 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Judge Orders State To Restore Some Medicaid Benefits

Credit State of Ohio

A federal judge has ordered state officials to reinstate Medicaid benefits for plaintiffs in a lawsuit, while denying a request to expand benefits to others being terminated from the program. 

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6:35 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Local Businessman Indicted For Fraud, Money Laundering

A Jefferson Township man has been indicted on federal charges of money laundering and loan fraud in connection with several Columbus properties.

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6:27 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Local HIV-Postive Man Indicted On Charges Of Raping Children

Keith Allen
Credit Columbus Division of Police

An HIV-positive Columbus man suspected of raping three children has been indicted by a Franklin County grand jury.

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