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6:44 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Ohio Voters Approve Majority Of School Money Issues

Most of the school levies on local ballots in Ohio passed on Tuesday, one of the highest rates of approval in several years. 

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6:40 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Voter Turnout Will Likely Be A Record Low

Unofficial results indicate Ohio voter turnout on Tuesday will be among the lowest on record for a midterm election.

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6:31 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Voters In Athens, Other Communities Approve Anti-Fracking Measures

2012 fracking protest at Ohio University
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Several anti-fracking measures were on local ballots Tuesday.

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6:39 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

California Man Pleads Guilty To Transporting Drug Profits

A man accused of transporting or shipping over $1.5 million in drug trafficking money has pleaded guilty to federal drug and money laundering charges in Ohio.  

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6:35 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Bill To Repeal Common Core Moves To Full House

Less than a day after an election in which Republicans won big in Ohio and across the country, the bill to repeal the Common Core education standards has passed out of committee and now awaits a possible vote on the Ohio House floor.

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6:17 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

SUPCO: Toledo Municipal Court Warrants Unconstitutional

Credit tmc-clerk.com

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled Toledo's municipal court has long issued arrest warrants that are unconstitutional because police weren't required to provide evidence for why they were seeking the warrant.

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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

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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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