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10:33 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Ohio Unit To Deploy To Protect US Capital

An Ohio National Guard unit will deploy to the nation's capital to help protect against terrorism and other threats from the sky. 

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10:13 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Praises Pour In For Bob Bennett

Bob Bennett
Toledo Blade

Praise poured in after news came out over the weekend of the death of longtime Ohio Republican Party chair Bob Bennett.

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9:05 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Kasich Calls For Task Force On Police, Community Relations

High-profile shootings involving law enforcement and young black men are a serious concern, according to Ohio’s governor. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports -- leaders from both sides of the aisle are joining forces to take action before the unrest reaches a tipping point.

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12:01 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Ohio May Widen Anti-Discrimination Policy

A member of the State Board of Education says she wants to amend Ohio public schools' operating policies to prohibit employment discrimination based on sexual orientation. 

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11:57 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Cleveland Agrees To Federal Monitor, Court Supervision Of Police

Eighteen months ago, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson vehemently rejected state claims that the city’s police department has “systemic” problems. 

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8:50 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

OSU QB J.T. Barrett Grateful For Season, Despite Injury

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett says he feels alright following surgery this week to repair a fractured ankle.

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8:39 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

Portman Announces Senate Campaign, Ending Presidential Rumors

Ohio’s junior senator is speaking out for the first time about his decision to take his name out of the running for the Republican nomination for president in 2016. Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports. 

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8:35 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

New Redisctricting Policy Gives More Power To Minority Party

State lawmakers are changing a House proposal that would overhaul the way Ohio draws legislative districts to require additional minority-party support for approval of the political boundaries.  

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8:30 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

Historical Society Loans Disputed Artifact To Marietta Museaum

  A prehistoric Native American tablet that was the subject of a lengthy legal dispute will be displayed at a Marietta museum next year and then return to the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus. 

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6:06 am
Thu December 4, 2014

Kids Film Festival Focuses On International And Experiemental Material

  The Zoom Family Film Festival, the Wexner Center for the Arts annual international film festival for kids, kicks off tonight with a special screen of the musical Oklahoma.  Movies, shorts, even experimental works for younger audience start Friday and run thru Sunday.  Associate film curator Chris Stults tell Alison Holm the festival brings families something a little different from the latest Hollywood offerings.

For more information and films and times, check www.wexarts.org.

 

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10:53 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Bill Would Make It Harder To Sue Doctors Who Admit Mistakes

Ohio lawmakers are considering a bill designed to make it harder to sue doctors who admit they’ve made a mistake. 

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10:43 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Justices: College Tax Break Not For Private Owners

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that private property owners that lease to community colleges aren't entitled to property tax exemptions available to the institutions. 

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4:50 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Karageorge's Classmates Struggle With News Of Death

An Ohio State Football player, who disappeared just days before a game against the team’s biggest rival, was found dead over the weekend -- apparently by his own hand. As Ohio Public Radio’s Andy Chow reports -- the team is still baffled by the loss of a player who many describe as happy and energetic.

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7:02 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Vets Memorial Demolition Could Begin This Week

Veterans Memorial
Credit wikipedia

Franklin County commissioners are scheduled to vote today on a nearly 900 thousand dollar contract to raze Veterans Memorial downtown as part of a redevelopment of the site. 

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6:56 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Portman Will Not Run For President

Credit congress.gov

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he will not run for president in 2016.

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6:52 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Police Investigating Overnight Slaying In Whitehall

Whitehall police are searching for suspects in a fatal overnight shooting. 

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6:39 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Columbus Man Arrested For Killing Father

Vershawn Davis Junior
Credit Middletown Police

The Columbus man accused of killing his father is awaiting his first court date.

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6:37 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Former Deputy State Tresurer Sentenced In Kickback Scheme

Amer Ahmad
Credit suntimes.com

A federal judge has sentenced two people for their roles in an alleged kickback scheme at the state treasurer's office. 

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6:27 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Cleveland Cops Sue City Over Fatal 2012 Officer-Involved Shooting

Timothy Russell (L) and Malissa Williams
Credit huffingtonpost.com

Nine Cleveland police officers involved in the fatal 2012 police shooting that killed two unarmed African-Americans are suing the city, alleging the police department engaged in racial discrimination.

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5:55 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Court To Hear Appeal Of Inmate Charged In 1993 Prison Riot

Keith LaMar
Credit lucasvilleamnesty.org

A 45-year-old inmate convicted and sentenced to die for the slayings of fellow inmates during the 1993 Lucasville prison riot is challenging his convictions and death sentences before the 6th U.S. Circuit court of Appeals in Cincinnati today.

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