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6:35 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Ohio Senate Approves Traffic Camera Bill

The Ohio Senate has approved a bill requiring a police officer's presence for tickets to be issued from municipal traffic enforcement cameras.

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6:27 am
Thu November 20, 2014

State Lawmakers Working To Combat Infant Mortality

Credit odh.ohio.gov

Ohio's infant mortality rate ranks near the bottom among the states.

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10:19 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Redistricting Bills Propose Big Changes In Line Drawing Process

A panel of state lawmakers and other constitutional experts has been working on a new redistricting plan

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4:55 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Task Force Issues Recommendations For OSU Marching Band

A four-month review of the culture of Ohio State University's marching band has resulted in recommendations for improvement in band operations, training and university oversight.  

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4:27 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Ohio House Considers Capping Student Testing

State Lawmakers want to set a limit on the amount of time spent on mandatory testing in schools.

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7:16 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Council Raises Water And Sewer Rates, Accepts Federal DNA Grant

Credit wcbe files

Columbus City Council last night accepted a 238 thousand dollar federal grant to help reduce a backlog of DNA tests in the municipal crime lab.

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7:10 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Columbus, Dayton To Host NCAA Basketball Tournament Games

The NCAA says Columbus will host the 2018 Division I women's basketball Final Four.

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6:57 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Columbus ONG Unit To Help Fight Ebola In West Africa

Credit wikipedia

130 Ohio National Guard members from a Columbus-based unit will deploy to West Africa next spring to help fight the Ebola outbreak.

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6:54 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Brice Police Chief Fired

The Brice Village Council voted last night to fire police chief James Ebersbach.

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6:48 am
Tue November 18, 2014

OU Trying To Help Fire-Displaced Students

Credit athensnews.com

Ohio University is accepting donations to assist students displaced by Sunday's fire in Athens that heavily damaged several businesses and housing units near campus.

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6:37 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Beatty Staffer Charged With Passing Phony Money

A congressional staff member will be in court today, accused of spending counterfeit money at the Cleveland Browns' home game on Sunday.

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6:35 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Ohio House Moves Closer To Establishing Merit-based Pay For Teachers

Matthew Dotson of the Ohio Education Association, testifying before the Ohio House Education Committee.
Credit Ohio Public Radio

A legislative committee has approved a measure that repeals a state law mandating a minimum salary schedule for teachers.

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12:37 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Bill Would Make Much Of Ohio’s Execution Process Secret

A new bill in the Ohio legislature would hide from the public information about pharmacists, doctors, drug companies and drug ingredients. 

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10:11 am
Mon November 17, 2014

Snow Emergencies: 11/17/2014

The following counties are under a LEVEL 1 Snow Emergency:

  • Coshocton
  • Crawford
  • Fairfield
  • Licking 

LEVEL 1: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.

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6:44 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Coleman Delivers Budget Proposal

Calling it a prudent and efficient budget, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman today unveiled his 2015 spending proposal. 

Under Coleman's proposal, the city would spend $546 million on public safety.  Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs says she's pleased with the proposal. 

Maintaining city services and spending levels seemed to be the theme of the entire proposal - with one exception.

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8:02 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Cycling Event Raised Millions For Cancer Research

Pelatonia organizers say this year's cycling event raised more than 21-million-dollars for local cancer research.

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7:57 am
Fri November 14, 2014

HHS Secretary In Columbus To Push ACA Enrollment

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell speaks with reporters in Columbus
Credit Ohio Public Radio

Open enrollment in the Affordable Care Act begins tomorrow, and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell was in Columbus yesterday to tout the program.

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7:23 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Report Shows How T.J. Lane Escaped From Prison

T.J. Lane
Credit Geauga County Sheriff

State prison officials say the convicted Chardon High School shooter used a ladder crafted from items in a closet to escape from the Allen Correctional Institution near Lima in September. 

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7:14 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Second CCS Official Charged In Attendance Scandal To Be Sentenced Today

Stanley Pyle
Credit Columbus City Schools

A Columbus City Schools administrator is expected to plead guilty today to his role in the district's attendance data fixing scandal.

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7:01 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Local Man Charged In Murder-For-Hire Plot

Xay Amnathphonthip
Credit Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police have charged a local man with attempting to have two of his friends killed. 

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