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8:07 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

The voter registration deadline for the November election is Monday.

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8:00 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

FitzGerald Says Latest Poll Numbers Not Disheartening

With just five weeks to go before the election, a new Quinnipiac University poll of likely voters shows Republican incumbent Governor John Kasich with a commanding lead over Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald.

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7:56 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Witness Account Supports Beavercreek Police Reports In Store Shooting

Ronald Ritchie
Credit balloon-juice.com

A 9-1-1 caller who reported a African-American man carrying a gun in a Beavercreek store has told state investigators he heard a white police officer repeatedly say "put it down" about two seconds before the man was shot and killed.  

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7:48 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

City Addressing Cruiser Camera Video Problem

Columbus city officials say 30 police cruisers equipped with  dashboard cameras may not have been recording for nearly a week in August because the police division's storage server reached capacity.

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12:40 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Mock, First Female Pilot To Circle Globe, Dies At 88

rachelmock.com

The first female pilot to fly solo around the world has died.

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12:22 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Ohio To Study 3 Types Of Prison Security Drones

Ohio's prisons agency says it will study three types of drones as it weighs whether to use the devices to keep an eye on inmates in two prisons. 

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9:27 am
Wed October 1, 2014

AG Says He Doesn’t Expect Executions To Resume As Scheduled In February

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine
Credit State of Ohio

After several years of multiple executions, one was carried out in Ohio this year.

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9:23 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Think Tank, OEA Launch Website Detailing Charter School Stats

A progressive-leaning think tank and the state’s largest teachers union have launched a new website that lays out performance and financial reviews of charter schools.

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8:14 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

SUPCUS Ruling Leaves Future Of Early Voting Unclear

Ohioans who planned to vote in person today didn’t get that chance because of an order from the U.S. Supreme Court just hours before the voting window was set to open.

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8:09 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Judge Rejects "Coingate" Fundraiser's Request For A New Trial

Tom Noe
Credit cleveland.com

A federal judge has reject a request for a new trial for the former Toledo-area  coin dealer and Republican party fundraiser at the center of a state investment scandal.  

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6:48 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Council Approves Trolley Barn Grant, Construction Of New Rec Center And New City Building

Glenwood Recreation Center
Credit City of Columbus

Columbus City Council last night approved a 143-thousand dollar grant to help rehabilitate six dilapidated trolley barns near Franklin Park.

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6:42 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Reynoldsburg Schools Leader Says Contract Offer To Teachers Is Fair

Reynoldsburg schools Superintendent Tina Thomas-Manning told reporters yesterday the contract offer made to the teachers union during talks on Sunday was fair and reflects the current economy.

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6:28 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Christie Stumps For Kasich

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie told Republican backers at a rally in Independence Monday giving Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich a resounding victory in November will send a message that the party's policies are working. 

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6:25 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Fairfield County Man Charged With Killing Girlfriend

Bond is set at 1.5 million dollars for a Fairfield County man charged with killing a woman and setting her body on fire inside of her car over the weekend.

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6:16 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Former Clerk Of Courts Smalley Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison

Deborah and David Smalley
Credit Fairfield County

Former Fairfield County Clerk of Courts Deborah Smalley has been sentenced to 18 months in prison on theft in office and attempted theft in office charges.

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6:13 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Casey Says Challenging Earl's Petitions Was His Idea

The Republican operative whose petition challenge resulted in Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Charlie Earl being disqualified from the November ballot says he received help from Governor John Kasich's re-election campaign, but came up with the idea on his own.

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6:08 am
Tue September 30, 2014

SUPCUS Puts Early Voting On Hold

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled early voting in Ohio may not start until next week.

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9:47 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Council Considers Legislation To Rehab Old Trolley Barns

One of the old trolley buildings
columbuscompact.com

The future of six dilapidated trolley barns near Franklin Park takes a step forward tonight, when Columbus City Council votes on legislation that would help fund their rehabilitation. 

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9:38 am
Mon September 29, 2014

The Campaigns For Ohio Treasurer

Treasurer is one of the statewide offices up for grabs in November.

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2:10 am
Sun September 28, 2014

Traficant Passes Away

Credit wikipedia

A former Ohio Democratic congressman who lost his political career after being convicted of taking bribes and kickbacks has died.

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