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6:10 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Local Purse Snatcher Sentenced In Death Of Elderly Woman

William Jenkins
Credit Columbus Division of Police

The Columbus man charged with beating and killing an elderly woman during a robbery attempt will serve 14 years in prison.

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12:59 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Wexner Center Celebrates The Baseball Season With Annual Newsreel Series

Baseball season is underway, and tonight and Saturday the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus is once again celebrating with a collection of rare news reels.

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6:53 am
Thu April 9, 2015

Second Suspect In Bogus Charity Scheme Sentenced

The second central Ohioan charged in a federal tax-refund scam will serve 4 years and two months in prison.

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6:40 am
Thu April 9, 2015

Records Review: Thousands Of Ohio Vets Wait 31 Days Or More For Appointments At VA Clinics

An Associated Press records review shows the Portsmouth Veterans Affairs medical facility is among 75 VA clinics and hospitals across the country with the highest percentage of patients waiting at least 31 days for care.

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6:37 am
Thu April 9, 2015

White House Calls For End Of "Conversion Therapies"

Leelah Alcorn

The Obama administration is calling for an end to therapies aimed at changing the sexual orientation or gender identity of gay, lesbian and transgender youth.

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6:29 am
Thu April 9, 2015

Feds Working To Develop Toxic Algae Early Warning System

Federal researchers are developing an early warning system for toxic algae blooms.

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6:25 am
Thu April 9, 2015

Bill Allows Some Adults To Carry Concealed Weapons

A bill in the Ohio House would allow certain gun owners to carry concealed weapons without a permit.

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6:17 am
Thu April 9, 2015

Fracking Chemical Spill Reported In Northeast Ohio

Credit wfmj.com

Vienna Township residents are waiting to hear from state environmental officials whether their drinking water is safe following a spill of 2 thousand gallons of fracking chemicals at an injection well facility.

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10:01 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Kasich Names Porter As Ohio's Top Utility Regulator

Andre Porter
Credit State of Ohio

Ohio Governor John Kasich has appointed Andre Porter to lead the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. 

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9:58 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Local Governments Urged To Be Part Of State’s Online Checkbook

State Treasurer Josh Mandel is adding new details about government spending to his website that lists state expenditures. 

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9:53 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Portman Pollution Amendment Criticized In $500K Ohio Ad Buy

The Natural Resources Defense Council is running ads criticizing Senator Rob Portman.

A national environmental group has launched a 500 thousand dollar ad campaign against Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio, claiming a federal budget amendment he introduced could undercut the enforceability of the federal Clean Air Act. 

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7:42 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Poll: Most Ohioans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows a majority of Ohioans support legalization of marijuana for medicinal or recreational use.

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7:26 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Prosecutors Say Local HIV-Positive Man Impregnated Teen He Allegedly Assaulted

An HIV-positive Columbus man accused of sexually assaulting three teen girls has pleaded not guilty to 19 criminal counts.

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7:11 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Fairfield, Licking County To Hold Practice Evacuations Related To Buckeye Lake Dam

Fairfield and Licking County Emergency Management officials will hold a practice evacuation at Buckeye Lake on April 25 at the urging of Ohio Governor John Kasich.

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7:01 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Feds Predict Higher Great Lakes Water Levels This Summer

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects Great Lakes water levels will rise by more than eight inches this summer for the first time in more than a decade.

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6:17 pm
Mon April 6, 2015

New Poll Shows Strickland Has Advantage Over Portman

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio
Credit politico.com

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio losing to  former Democratic Governor Ted Strickland if the election were held today. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has more.

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5:52 pm
Mon April 6, 2015

Otterbein Blames AG For Bad Advice In Records Lawsuit

  Otterbein University says it got bad advice from the state attorney general in a battle over releasing campus police records.  

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9:46 am
Mon April 6, 2015

Suspect Charged In Woman's Death

Jeremay Jones
Credit Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man in custody for domestic violence and aggravated menacing has been charged in the death of a woman whose body was found after a town house fire that authorities say apparently was set to cover up her slaying.  

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9:38 am
Mon April 6, 2015

Ohioans Must Register By Today To Vote In Primary

Monday is the deadline for Ohioans to register to vote for the May 5 primary and special election. 

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9:34 am
Mon April 6, 2015

Bill Implements Education To Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

State Representative Christina Hagan
Credit wksu.org

State Lawmakers are trying to come up with ways to prevent the child sexual abuse crisis. 

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