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6:17 am
Thu April 9, 2015

Fracking Chemical Spill Reported In Northeast Ohio

Credit wfmj.com

Vienna Township residents are waiting to hear from state environmental officials whether their drinking water is safe following a spill of 2 thousand gallons of fracking chemicals at an injection well facility.

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10:01 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Kasich Names Porter As Ohio's Top Utility Regulator

Andre Porter
Credit State of Ohio

Ohio Governor John Kasich has appointed Andre Porter to lead the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. 

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9:58 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Local Governments Urged To Be Part Of State’s Online Checkbook

State Treasurer Josh Mandel is adding new details about government spending to his website that lists state expenditures. 

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9:53 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Portman Pollution Amendment Criticized In $500K Ohio Ad Buy

The Natural Resources Defense Council is running ads criticizing Senator Rob Portman.

A national environmental group has launched a 500 thousand dollar ad campaign against Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio, claiming a federal budget amendment he introduced could undercut the enforceability of the federal Clean Air Act. 

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7:42 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Poll: Most Ohioans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows a majority of Ohioans support legalization of marijuana for medicinal or recreational use.

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7:26 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Prosecutors Say Local HIV-Positive Man Impregnated Teen He Allegedly Assaulted

An HIV-positive Columbus man accused of sexually assaulting three teen girls has pleaded not guilty to 19 criminal counts.

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7:11 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Fairfield, Licking County To Hold Practice Evacuations Related To Buckeye Lake Dam

Fairfield and Licking County Emergency Management officials will hold a practice evacuation at Buckeye Lake on April 25 at the urging of Ohio Governor John Kasich.

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7:01 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Feds Predict Higher Great Lakes Water Levels This Summer

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects Great Lakes water levels will rise by more than eight inches this summer for the first time in more than a decade.

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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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