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7:01 am
Tue November 25, 2014

OU, OSU Students Protest Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Michael Brown
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Protests and prayer vigils were held in Ohio yesterday following the announcement that a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri decided not to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an African-American man.

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6:54 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Local Radio Personality Passes Away

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Central Ohio radio broadcaster Bob Connors passed away Monday at his Florida home at the age of 80 due to complications from cancer. 

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6:54 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Three Ice Bucket Challenge Pranksters Sentenced

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Three Bay Village teens who admitted to dumping bodily fluids on a 15-year-old autistic classmate during an Ice Bucket Challenge prank in August have been ordered to perform community service and write apology letters to the victim and his family.

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6:52 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Bill Requires Retailers To Pay Holiday Workers Overtime

Democratic State Representative Mike Foley is sponsoring a bill requiring Ohio retailers who’ have pushed their "Black Friday" sales to Thanksgiving day to pay their workers triple overtime.

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12:45 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Debate Over Kasich Administration’s Green Energy Report

The increased publicity of a green energy jobs report paid for by the state has sparked an argument over how forward the Kasich administration was in revealing its findings. 

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12:29 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Ohio Police Probe Shooting Of Boy With Replica Gun

Tamir Rice
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A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot by Cleveland police after allegedly brandishing what turned out to be a BB gun, triggering an investigation into his death and a legislator's call for such weapons to be brightly colored or bear special markings. 

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12:14 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Bill To Overhaul Municipal Income Tax System Moving

State lawmakers are likely to vote in the next few weeks on a controversial bill to overhaul the municipal income tax system used by hundreds of Ohio cities.

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2:14 am
Sat November 22, 2014

Columbus Man Sentenced In False Credentials Case

James McBride
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A Columbus man who claimed to be the keeper of the seal of St. Peter and thus was above the law has been sentenced to 3  1/2 years in prison for selling nearly 2 thousand fake diplomatic credentials affiliated with his organization.

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2:09 am
Sat November 22, 2014

Final Charge Against Hocking County Coroner Dismissed

David Cummin
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A Hocking County judge has dismissed a criminal charge against County Coroner David Cummin,  accused by county commissioners of neglecting his duty.

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1:58 am
Sat November 22, 2014

Court Declines To Hear Appeal In Amish Beard-Cutting Case

Samuel Mullet Senior
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The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of appeals in Cincinnati has declined to hold a hearing by the full court on overturned hate crimes convictions involving beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish.

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10:22 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Ohio's Unemployment Rate Now 5.3 Percent

Ohio's unemployment rate for October is 5.3 percent, down by three-tenths of a point from September.

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7:02 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Local Existing Home Sales Declined In October

The rate of existing home sales in October rose on the national and state levels, but declined in central Ohio.

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6:55 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Report: FSU Shooter Was An Ohio Native

Myron May
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The man who Florida authorities say opened fire at a Florida State University library on Thursday was an Ohio native. 

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6:48 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Incoming Lawmaker Charged With Theft

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An Ottawa County grand jury has indicted incoming Republican State Representative Steven Kraus on charges of stealing antiques and other items from a home in Port Clinton earlier this year.

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6:38 am
Fri November 21, 2014

P&G Backs Same-Sex Marriage

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Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble says it supports same-sex marriage.

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6:36 am
Fri November 21, 2014

OSU Law Students Taking On Border Patrol

Ohio State University law students say the U.S. Border Patrol agency is racially profiling Latinos. 

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6:27 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Crime-Plagued Hotel To Be Closed Today

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Columbus police will close what they call a crime-ridden hotel today.

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6:25 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Preparations Underway To Mark Dayton Peace Accords Anniversary

Seated from left to right: Slobodan Milošević, Alija Izetbegović, Franjo Tuđman initialling the Dayton Peace Accords at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
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Dayton city officials are preparing to mark the 20th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords of 1995.

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6:22 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Glouster Man Charged With Selling Drugs Near School

An Athens County man is in custody on charges of selling drugs outside a school. 

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6:16 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Health Officials Report Ohio's First Flu Death

Lucas County health officials are reporting the state's first death from the flu this season.

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