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10:18 am
Wed June 17, 2015

Lawmakers Announce No Fracking Tax In Budget, But New Task Force Will Study The Long-Discussed Idea

An increase in the state's severance tax will not be a part of the two-year state budget. 

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6:51 am
Tue June 16, 2015

Former Home Health Worker Sentenced For Raping Sister Of Client

Abulay Nian
Credit Delaware County Sheriff

A former home health care aide in Lewis Center was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for raping the teenage sister of a developmentally disabled client.

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6:46 am
Tue June 16, 2015

Suspect In South Linden Slayings Pleads Not Guilty

Jordyn Wade
Credit Columbus Division of Police

A hearing is scheduled July 17 for the teen charged with killing four people found in an East Hudson Street home over the weekend.

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6:36 am
Tue June 16, 2015

Charter School Accused Of Padding Attendance Roles

General Chappie James Leadership Academy
Credit wdtn.com

Republican State Auditor David Yost says a now-closed Dayton charter school called General Chappie James Leadership Academy padded its rolls by nearly half and improperly collected 1.1 million dollars in tax money.

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9:36 am
Mon June 15, 2015

Problems At Buckeye Lake Dam Have Raised Questions About Dam Safety Across State

Dam at Buckeye Lake
Ron Corby

Summertime travel is starting up. But trouble at Buckeye Lake may be keeping tourists away. 

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9:19 am
Mon June 15, 2015

Teenager Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of 4 At East Hudson Street Home

Police investigating the fatal shootings of four people at an Ohio home say they have arrested a teenager on murder and kidnapping charges. 

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2:06 am
Sat June 13, 2015

Hilltop Man Sentenced In Multi-State Bank Robbery Spree

William McBride Junior
Credit Columbus Division of Police

A Hilltop man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for committing bank robberies in four states including Ohio.

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2:03 am
Sat June 13, 2015

Former School Organization Leader Pleads No Contest To Misspending Public Money

A former central Ohio school leader will serve one year of probation and pay a 700-dollar-fine for misspending taxpayer dollars.

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2:01 am
Sat June 13, 2015

Probe Clears Online Charter School Of Improper Attendance Allegations

An online charter school has been cleared of allegations in an anonymous email that it failed to withdraw hundreds of chronically truant students in order to pad its rolls.

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1:57 am
Sat June 13, 2015

Ohio Senate Budget Plan Eliminates Historic Preservation Tax Credit

The Ohio Senate's two-year state budget proposal eliminates a 60 million dollar a year tax credit advocated by historic preservationists, urban developers and others who want to see old buildings renovated.

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11:36 am
Fri June 12, 2015

Jeni's Reports More Problems With Listeria

Columbus-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams says it is again closing its production facility and scoop shops after finding listeria for a second time.

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8:57 am
Fri June 12, 2015

Events In Athens Explore Ohio's Legacy In Flight

Ohio has long celebrated its history in flight.

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7:23 am
Fri June 12, 2015

Judge Finds Probable Cause In Cases Of Officers Involved In Tamir Rice Shooting

Credit USA Today

Cuayhoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty says the case of two white Cleveland police officers involved in the shooting death of a 12-year-old African-American boy holding a pellet gun will go to a grand jury.

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7:11 am
Fri June 12, 2015

Columbus Police Shoot Armed Man

Credit apartmentguide.com

Columbus police officers shot and wounded an armed man last night on the Southwest side.

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6:57 am
Fri June 12, 2015

New Interactive Project At This Year's Columbus Arts Festival

Credit columbusartsfestival.org

The Columbus Arts Festival opens later this morning, and runs through Sunday evening. 

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6:53 am
Fri June 12, 2015

Pro-Marijuana Group Releases Study Of Impact Of Legalization

Republican Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters, who heads a task force on marijuana legalization, says his group has conducted an analysis of the potential impacts of decriminalization.

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6:48 am
Fri June 12, 2015

Urbana Woman Pleads Guilty To Running Cancer Hoax

Heather Gaus
Credit Dayton Daily News

Sentencing is scheduled July 14 for an Urbana woman who pleaded guilty this week to charges of faking brain cancer and accepting donations for her expenses.

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6:38 am
Fri June 12, 2015

Second Suspect Charged In Weekend Double-Shooting

Christopher Prater
Credit Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police have charged a second man following Sunday's fatal double-shooting on the West side.

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6:29 am
Fri June 12, 2015

Lovell Gets First Neil Armstrong Award

James Lovell
Credit jsc.nasa.gov

Ohio native and former astronaut James Lovell commander of the Apollo 13, has been chosen to receive the first Neil Armstrong Outstanding Achievement Award.

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6:48 am
Thu June 11, 2015

Foreign Beer Maker To Open U.S. Headquarters In Columbus

A Scottish beer maker is setting up its first U.S. operation in Columbus. 

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