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8:15 am
Tue July 7, 2015

Former Knox County Teacher Indicted On Sex Charges

A former Knox County music teacher has been indicted on sexual battery charges for allegedly having sex with a student.

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6:55 am
Tue July 7, 2015

Local Vehicle Thefts Continue To Decline

The National Insurance Crime Bureau reports 37-hundred vehicles were stolen in central Ohio last year, continuing a steady decrease over the past decade. 

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6:53 am
Tue July 7, 2015

Study: Ohio's Senior Population Outpacking Growth In Other Sectors

A study conducted for the state by Miami University shows the increase in Ohio's senior population is outpacing overall population growth.

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6:47 am
Tue July 7, 2015

Union County Deputies Getting Naloxone

Union County Sheriff's deputies are being equipped with the opiate overdose antidote Naloxone.

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6:39 am
Tue July 7, 2015

Local Health Officials Considering Creation Of Needle Exchange Program

The rise of heroin usage and related hepatitis C infections in central Ohio has local health officials discussing plans to combat the issue, including a needle exchange program.

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6:36 am
Tue July 7, 2015

Anti-Fracking Group To Appeal Judicial Dismissal Of Lawsuit

A community activist group in Broadview Heights that opposes oil and gas wells in residential neighborhoods says it plans to appeal a judge's decision to dismiss its lawsuit.

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6:26 am
Tue July 7, 2015

Father Of DUI Victim Sues OHP

Annie Rooney
Credit annieroonie.com

The father of a Chillicothe attorney killed in a drunken driving crash has filed a lawsuit in the Ohio Court of Claims, alleging a state Highway Patrol dispatcher failed to notify a trooper about a reported reckless driver before the crash.

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6:15 am
Tue July 7, 2015

Court: Former ONG Member May Not Keep Ducks For Therapy

The 5th Ohio District Court of Appeals has ruled a former Ohio National Guard member in West Lafayette violated a local ban by keeping more than a dozen pet ducks to help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.

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5:53 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Cincinnati Police Say They're Prepared To Safeguard All-Star Events

Cincinnati Police Captail Mike Neville
Credit wvxu.org

Police in Cincinnati are expressing confidence that the city is ready to host baseball's All-Star Game even though a weekend melee raised questions about downtown safety. 

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5:27 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Conservative Group Want US Supreme Court To Rehear Gay Marriage Case

An anti-abortion group is calling on Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine to file a motion with the U.S. Supreme Court to rehear the case that ended up legalizing same-sex marriage.

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8:25 am
Mon July 6, 2015

Lawmaker Proposes Bill To Ensure Clergy Aren’t “Forced” To Perform Same-Sex Weddings

Republican State Representative Nino Vitale
Credit State of Ohio

The first piece of legislation related to last month’s US Supreme Court ruling upholding the right of same-sex couples to marry is making the rounds at the Statehouse. 

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7:37 am
Fri July 3, 2015

Columbus Girl Confronts Anti-Gay Street Preacher

Credit Huffington Post

A video of a Columbus first grader's defiance of a street preacher's anti-gay rant has been posted online.

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7:34 am
Fri July 3, 2015

Conservative Group Warns Of Wasteful Spending In State Budget

A conservative think tank says there is wasteful spending in this and every two-year state budget plan.

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7:25 am
Fri July 3, 2015

Four People Indicted For Promoting Slave Labor At Marion-Area Egg Farms

Credit Newark Advocate

Four people have been indicted on charges related to allegations of illegally bringing teenagers from Guatemala and forcing them to work long hours with little pay at egg farms in the Marion area last year.

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7:13 am
Fri July 3, 2015

Two Columbus Clippers Named To International League All-Star Team

Columbus Clippers first baseman Jesus Aguilar is a starter on the International League All-Star Team
Credit Cleveland Indians

Two member of the Columbus Clippers have been named to the International League All-Star team.

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7:09 am
Fri July 3, 2015

Buckeye Lake Boat Ramps Closed Today

Credit Newark Advocate

State officials say boat ramps on Buckeye Lake will be closed today, citing the low water levels needed to protect the lake's dam from collapsing.

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7:02 am
Fri July 3, 2015

Holiday Reminder About Benefits Available To Veterans

The Ohio Department of Veterans Services is using the Fourth of July weekend to remind veterans about the various benefits available to them.

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6:42 am
Fri July 3, 2015

Reminders About Fireworks Safety

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says 11 thousand Americans were treated at hospitals for fireworks-related injuries in 2013. Eight of them died.

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6:38 am
Fri July 3, 2015

State, Local Officials Working To Protect Public Safety During Red White And Boom

There will be a large law enforcement presence on the streets for Columbus' Red White and Boom fireworks display tonight.

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6:29 am
Fri July 3, 2015

More People Traveling This Holday Weekend

Triple-A projects 41.9 million Americans - including nearly 1.8 million Ohioans - will travel 50 miles or more from home over the Independence Day weekend, a slight increase over last year.

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