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6:40 am
Tue February 3, 2015

Judge Sets Bond For Suspect In Slaying Of NE Ohio Couple

Jeffrey Stewart
Credit Ohio Attorney General's Office

Bond is set at 2 million dollars for one of two men charged in the abduction and slaying of an elderly Tuscarawas County couple found inside their burned-out car in Coshocton County last month.

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6:36 am
Tue February 3, 2015

Miami University Couple Slain In Murder-Suicide Was From Central Ohio

Rebecca Eldemire
Credit Dayton Daily News

Miami University police have identified those involved in Sunday's murder-suicide on campus.

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6:28 am
Tue February 3, 2015

Circleville Man Charged With Killing Girlfriend

Trevor Teets
Credit chilicothegazette.com

A Circleville man will face a judge today, accused of killing his girlfriend. 

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6:26 am
Tue February 3, 2015

OU Settles Free Speech Lawsuit

Isaac Smith holds up the controversial t-shirt on OU's College Green immediately following the announcement of the lawsuit last July.
Credit athensnews.com

Ohio University has agreed to revise its student code of conduct and pay 32 thousand dollars to a student and his attorneys to settle a lawsuit that challenged the code. 

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6:17 am
Tue February 3, 2015

Nationwide Defending Controversial TV Ad

Child shown in controversial Nationwide Insurance ad
Credit rawstory.com

Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance is defending its controversial Super Bowl ad. 

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6:57 pm
Mon February 2, 2015

Drug Uncertainy Cancels All Scheduled Executions For 2015

The state has rescheduled executions for seven death row inmates as it tries to find new lethal drugs, meaning no inmate will be put to death in Ohio in 2015. 

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5:41 pm
Mon February 2, 2015

CCS Pulls Plan To Hire High-Priced Part-Time Administrator

Dan Good
Credit Columbus City Schools

In an abrupt about-face the Columbus City Schools has withdrawn pending legislation to hire an administrator to overhaul the district's Human Resources and Communications departments.

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3:44 pm
Mon February 2, 2015

I-75 To Be Shut Down Nightly For Bridge Work This Week

Credit cincinnati-transit.net

The Ohio Department of Transportation plans to shut down all northbound Interstate 75 lanes during overnight bridge work this week in Cincinnati. 

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9:16 am
Mon February 2, 2015

Toledo Mayor In Critical Condition After Heart Attack

Credit Toledo Blade

The mayor of Toledo is in critical condition after suffering a heart attack while driving around the city checking on road conditions during a snow storm. 

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9:14 am
Mon February 2, 2015

Pot Legalization Group Reveals Names Of Investors

Former University of Cincinnati and NBA star Oscar Robertson is one of the investors in the ResponsibleOhio effort.
Credit Cincinnati Enquirer

The group trying to get marijuana legalization onto the November ballot has unveiled the list of investors backing their controversial effort.

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2:12 am
Sun February 1, 2015

One Arrested, One Wanted In Deaths Of NE Ohio Couple

Jeffery Stewart
Credit Ohio Attorney General's Office

Authorities have identified two suspects in the abduction and slaying of an elderly Tuscarawas County couple.

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2:09 am
Sat January 31, 2015

Pickup Truck Driver Pleads Not Guilty In Fatal Downtown Columbus Crash

Terrance Trent
Credit Columbus Division of Police

The driver of a pickup truck that Columbus police say ran a red light and struck a school bus near the Statehouse in December has pleaded not guilty and surrendered his driver's license.

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2:04 am
Sat January 31, 2015

OSU "Alters" Gene Smith's Contract

Gene Smith
Credit wcbe files

Ohio State University's Board of Trustees has altered the contract of athletic director Gene Smith to pay him the same amount without incentives of 18 thousand dollars for each Big Ten championship won by Buckeye teams and individuals.

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1:59 am
Sat January 31, 2015

Police Close Troubled North Side Club; State Lawmaker Proposes Related Legislation

Credit Facebook

Columbus police on Friday closed a troubled after-hours club in the 5 thousand block of Karl Road.

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1:50 am
Sat January 31, 2015

Weekly Flu Hospitalizations Decline

The Ohio Department of Health reports a drop in the number of flu-related hospitalizations.

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1:47 am
Sat January 31, 2015

Wilmington Is Kasich's Choice For State Of State Speech

Governor Kasich delivers 2014 State of the State address in Medina
Credit cleveland.com

Ohio Governor John Kasich hopes to deliver the annual State of the State address in Wilmington, a rebounding  city hard hit by job losses during the Great Recession.

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1:41 am
Sat January 31, 2015

B.A. Degrees By Community Colleges Part Of Kasich Budget Plan

Ohio Governor John Kasich
Credit thelantern.com

Ohio's community colleges would be able to offer bachelor's degrees in certain circumstances under a proposal in the budget Governor John Kasich releases Monday.

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6:47 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Ukrainian Group Plans Saturday Vigil At OSU

Credit Facebook

A public vigil and memorial rally is scheduled Saturday at the OSU Student Union among Columbus residents who will join the global Ukrainian diaspora, honoring those killed by Russian government forces. 

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6:43 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Will Former Ohio Governor Strickland Run For U.S. Senate?

The Youngstown Vindicator newspaper reports former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland will challenge Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman next year. 

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11:45 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Presidential Policing Task Force Meeting In Ohio

A presidential task force gathering information on policing best practices and issues are hearing from law enforcement officials, community activists and others in two days of sessions at the University of Cincinnati.

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