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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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6:28 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Davis-Besse Back In Operation After Weekend Shutdown

Akron-based FirstEnergy says the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant that was shut down Saturday night due to a steam leak has resumed operations.

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6:26 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Wittenberg University Student Killed In Crash

Charles Gage IV
Credit Wittenberg University

Wittenberg University students are in mourning over the death of a student-athlete.

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6:17 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Kentucky Fugitives Arrested In Hilliard

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Hilliard police have arrested two men wanted for murder in Kentucky.

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6:14 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Man Sentenced For Causing Fatal I-270 Crash

The man charged with causing a fatal crash on the north outerbelt near State Route 161 last year will lose his driver's license for life.

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6:11 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Washington Group Opposes Ohio Term Limits

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Opponents are fighting a proposal extending term limits for state lawmakers from eight to 10 years.

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6:00 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Installation Brings Together Students, Arts and Academics

"Their Walk, Our Walk" installation on Fort Hayes campus
Credit Dan Mushalko / WCBE

An outdoor art installation that brings together local history, international symbolism, and 12-hundred red flowers is being unveiled this weekend on the Fort Hayes campus in downtown Columbus. 

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7:35 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

Inspector General Finds $40,000 Missing From Lancaster Prison

The Ohio Inspector General's office says an employee at the Southeastern Correctional Complex in Lancaster stole over 22,000 from the prison last year.  

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7:06 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

BCI To Investigate Inmate Death At Knox County Jail

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The state is investigating the death of a man who died two days after a scuffle with a deputy at the Knox County jail.  

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6:58 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

State Auditor Speaks Out Against Some Constitutional Amendments

Ohio Auditor David Yost
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State Auditor David Yost says he wants to make it harder to amend Ohio's constitution through ballot initiatives that provide economic benefits to few individuals or create monopolies.   

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5:56 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

Sittenfeld Says He's Staying In U.S. Senate Race

P.G. Sittenfield
Credit twitter

Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate P.G. Sittenfeld says he’s not dropping out of the race despite the fact that Former Democratic Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has a considerable lead in the polls and potential fundraising.

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4:41 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams Re-Starts Production

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams will be available for Memorial Day weekend.  

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11:50 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Ballot Board Approves Second Marijuana Proposal

The Ohio Ballot Board has approved language in a second amendment that would legalize marijuana use.

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7:11 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Port Columbus Airfares Increasing

The U.S. Department of Transportation says the average airfare at Port Columbus was over 411 dollars in the fourth quarter, a 4.1 percent increase from the same period a year ago.

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6:58 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Guilty Plea In Fatal Road Rage Crash

Richard Stephens
Credit Delaware County Prosecutor's Office

A Marion man is awaiting sentencing for a road rage crash that killed his wife. 

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