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9:39 am
Mon August 18, 2014

School Costs And Spending Increase, Pinching Family Budgets

Back to school costs are up, and so is the demand for free or donated school supplies. 

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9:32 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Pennsylvania Woman Fights Ohio Rescue Over Dog

Veronica Covatch

A Pennsylvania woman's four-month fight to get her dog back from a central Ohio rescue group has turned into a full-fledged legal battle and Internet war. 

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9:29 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Smithsonian Exhibit Helps One Stark County Town Talk About Its Racial Divide

At the end of this week, a Smithsonian exhibition celebrating two landmark bookends of the civil rights movement heads out of Louisville, Ohio. 

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9:25 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Ohio Officials Warn Students Of Drink Tampering

State officials say college students should watch their drinks as they head back to campuses around Ohio. 

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9:19 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Common Core Repeal Gets Another Chance

Hearings are scheduled to begin today on a controversial second attempt to repeal the Common Core public education standards in Ohio. 

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2:30 am
Sat August 16, 2014

No New Measles Cases Since Mid July

Local and state health officials say no measles cases have been reported since mid-July, while mumps cases continue to be tallied.

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2:24 am
Sat August 16, 2014

Former High School Band Leader Sentenced On Sex Charges

Anthony Miller
Credit Newark Advocate

The former Newark High School associate band director was sentenced Friday to nearly five years in prison for having sexual contact with three females who are current or former students.

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2:20 am
Sat August 16, 2014

Ex Columbus Cop Sentenced For Stealing From Police Division

Steven Dean
Credit Columbus Division of Police

A former Columbus police officer convicted of stealing military surplus equipment from his employer was sentenced Friday  to 30 months in prison.

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6:44 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Toledo Crisis Prompts Debate On Algae In Public Water System

Ohio EPA Director Craig Butler
Credit Ohio Public Radio

Debate continues on how to best cut down on how to cut down on toxins from algae blooms that get into public water systems.

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11:41 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Ohio's Unemployment Rate Rises

Ohio's unemployment rate for July rose slightly from the previous month.

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11:37 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Company To Close Central Ohio Popcorn Plants

ConAgra Foods says it will close its two popcorn plants in Marion County.

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11:34 am
Fri August 15, 2014

UA Man Awaits Sentencing For Crash With Bicyclist

Andrew Inglis

Sentencing is scheduled in October for an Upper Arlington man convicted of hitting another man with his car.

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8:43 am
Fri August 15, 2014

R.I. Gubernatorial Hopeful Shot TV Ad At Columbus Diner

Allan Fung
Credit providencejournal.com

Republican Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate Allan Fung is dismissing criticism about shooting a political ad at a diner in Columbus.

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7:46 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Dems Suing Kasich, Taylor Over Public Records

Democrats are now filing a public records lawuit suit against Republican Governor John Kasich.

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7:31 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Demonstrations Against Police Violence Held Last Night

Credit cleveland.com

Vigils were held last night in more than 90 cities across the country, including Columbus and Cleveland, for people who died at the hands of police.

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7:22 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Former Clerk Smalley Pleads Guilty

Dave and Deborah Smalley
Credit Fairfield County

Former Fairfield County Clerk of Courts Deborah Smalley has pleaded guilty to charges of stealing nearly 121 thousand dollars in salaries paid to county employees who worked on the Republican's political campaigns.

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7:15 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Local Man Charged With Sex Crimes

A Lewis Center man is scheduled to appear in federal court today on charges of attempting to have sex with young girls. 

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7:01 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Koch Brothers Group Returns To Local Political Arena

The Ohio branch of Americans for Prosperity - a Virginia-based political-action committee supported by billionaires Charles and David Koch  -  is challenging a proposed income-tax increase in Upper Arlington.

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6:56 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Man Indicted For Forcing Teen Into Prostitution

An Akron man has been indicted on charges of selling a missing teenager for sex in Whitehall.

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6:52 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Study To Examine Impact Of Spence Bridge Tolls

Ohio Department of Transportation officials will spend eight-million-dollars to study the impact on minority and low-income workers of charging tolls on a new Brent Spence Bridge over the Ohio River in Cincinnati. 

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