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Columbus, OH – Despite the presence of several professional sports teams in Columbus - the Blue Jackets, Destroyers, Comets and Crew - most sports fans see Ohio's capital as Buckeye country. Still, some have longed for the arrival of one of the so-called major sports - baseball, basketball and football. A pro football team did have a home in Columbus, even though it's rarely received any recognition until now.
Columbus, OH – The state intern blamed in the scare over the theft of a device containing sensitive data on more than a million Ohioans is speaking out - on paper. But his statement is bringing a response from the state's highest office. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.
Columbus, OH – Environmental activists in Ohio say there's now clear proof that global warming has come to the Buckeye State. They're using the latest numbers to push for a new state law that would require utility companies to make big changes. But one of the largest utilities in the midwest says THAT idea would simply make electricity bills soar. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has both sides of the story.
Columbus, OH – Black bear sightings always peak in the month of July. That's the height of the breeding season. And this year, there's a better chance than ever that Ohioans will see black bears. In an interview with Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles, the Ohio Division of Wildlife's Dan Kramer explains black bears are becoming more common in Ohio.
Columbus, OH – The Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks has an important warning for Ohioans who have received food from their local food banks, pantries, and some county offices. In an interview with Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles, the foodbank's director, Lisa Hamler Fugitt, says don't eat the Castlebury chili.
Also included in the recall are Castleberry's hot dog chili sauce, Austex Hot Dog Chili Sauce, or Kroger Hot Dog Chili Sauce. Anyone who has received these products in a food pantry box since mid March should immediately throw those cans away.
Arrests made in Columbus arson and shooting - Study on streetcar system for Columbus continues - 13 Wendy's restaurants close - Millions spent to overturn recently passed limits on strip clubs - Ash borer emerges in Cincinnati - Common cold prevention tips
Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council unanimously approved a new scrap metal ordinance, placing new regulations on scrap yards that officials hope will reduce the number of local metal thefts. Hear the details from Jim Letizia.
Columbus, OH – Groups throughout Ohio often organize blood drives to help with certain causes. But as Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, there's a group that cannot directly benefit from blood drives and that has some people seeing red.
Columbus, OH – It's recruitment season for boards of elections, and they're trying many ideas to persuade people to spend all of election day - dawn to long after dusk - at the polls. But one idea has sparked sharp words over what poll workers can wear. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
Columbus, OH – Former Columbus Clipper coaching in the minor leagues dies after being hit by a ball - Couple not seriously hurt in last night's plane crash in Columbus - Indians on a roll, Reds continue slump