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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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6:17 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Columbus Man Pleads Guilty In Nephew's Death

Robert Broom
Credit Columbus Division of Police

Sentencing is pending for a Columbus man who has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the death of his 8-year-old nephew last April.

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6:15 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Local Fugitive Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charge

Jeremiah Malfroid
Credit Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man has pleaded guilty to a charge of producing child pornography.

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12:08 pm
Thu April 2, 2015

Former Youth Coach Gets Probation In Child Porn Case

Matthew Kiernan
Credit Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A former Battelle employee and former youth hockey coach will serve four years' probation on a child-pornography charge.

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6:55 am
Thu April 2, 2015

Arson Possible Cause Of Fatal Licking County House Fire

Credit westlickingfire.org

Firefighters are searching for the cause of Wednesday's fatal house fire in Etna Township.

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6:40 am
Thu April 2, 2015

Double-Murder Suspect Shot And Wounded By Columbus Police

Jenea Harvison
Credit Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police say officers shot and wounded a man who killed his estranged wife and her brother outside of the day care center she owned on Wednesday.

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6:34 am
Thu April 2, 2015

Report: Ohio Executed Three People Last Year

An annual report by the Ohio Attorney General's office on capital punishment shows three people were sentenced to die last year, bringing the total number under Ohio's 1981 law to 323 sentences.

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6:29 am
Thu April 2, 2015

Buckeye Lake Chamber Wants New Dam Study

The regional chamber of commerce at Buckeye Lake says it will seek a second expert opinion following a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report warning of a catastrophic dam failure.

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6:24 am
Thu April 2, 2015

Governor Signs Transportation Budget Minus Voting Provision

Governor John Kasich talks to employees at manufacturing plant in Reynoldsburg shortly before signing the transportation budget bill.
Credit Ohio Public Radio

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich has used his line-item-veto power to strike a provision from the state transportation budget Democrats claimed would discourage out-of-state college students from voting.

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9:30 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

Cincinnati Firefighter Killed In Line Of Duty Laid To Rest

Credit Jessica Noll / WCPO

Hundreds of firefighters from Columbus and other communities took shifts in Cincinnati this morning, to allow queen city firefighters to mourn the loss of a colleague.

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9:17 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

Lawmaker Calls For Investigation At Dayton Correctional Institution

Dayton Correctional Institution
Credit drc.ohio.gov

A state lawmaker is calling on the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction to investigate the Dayton Correctional Institution.

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9:09 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

Advocates Call For More Controls On Payday Lenders

Faith leaders and advocates for the poor are calling on the federal government to do something to reform payday lending.

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12:21 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

New Strategies To Help Children Find Homes

Ohio officials say 12 thousand children are in foster care in the state, and some will not find a family before they age out of the system. 

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