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7:17 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Local Woman Sentenced For Causing Her Mother's Death

Mary Strawser
Credit whio.com

A Logan County woman was sentenced yesterday to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to charges of causing her 100-year-old mother's death by severe neglect.

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7:14 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Council Approves Tax Break, Money For New 5th Avenue Bridge

Columbus City Council Chambers
Credit WCBE Files

Columbus City Council last night approved a 9.7 million dollar contract to build a new bridge on West Fifth Avenue over the Scioto River.

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7:03 am
Tue May 5, 2015

State To Implement New Standards For Police

Ohio Governor John Kasich with member of his police task force speak in Cleveland yesterday
Credit cleveland.com

A set of statewide standards will soon be in place for Ohio police officers.

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6:40 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Chief Justice Says No To Eliminating Grand Juries

Maureen O'Connor
Credit State of Ohio

Republican Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor has told Democratic State Senator Sandra Williams the court is powerless to get rid of the grand jury process.

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6:37 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Fire Damages American Legion Headquarters

Credit nbc26.tv

Fire officials in Delaware County are searching for the cause of yesterday's a two-alarm blaze that damaged a portion of the American Legion’s Ohio headquarters building.

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6:28 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Hocking College Adding Athletic Programs

Hocking College in Nelsonville is planning to offer some athletic programs.

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6:26 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Attendance Complaints Against Ohio Virtual Academy Sent To State Auditor

Two state lawmakers have referred to the state auditor's office allegations an online charter school failed to disenroll hundreds of chronically truant students in order to pad its rolls.

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9:40 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Annual Conference Emphasizes Advocacy For Ohio Crime Victims

An annual Ohio crime victims' rights conference is focusing on issues faced by a variety of individuals, from people with disabilities to the homeless. 

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9:38 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Medical Care For Ohio Veterans To Expand Under Air Force, VA pact

Credit medicine.wright.edu

An agreement aimed at helping decrease wait times for veterans seeking medical care has been forged between Air Force and Veterans Affairs officials in Ohio. 

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2:08 am
Sat May 2, 2015

Columbus Fire Officials Expect To Spend Weekend At Scene Of South Side Blaze

Columbus firefighters battle four-alarm blaze at Marion Road plant
Credit Columbus Dispatch

South side residents near a large commercial warehouse that caught fire Friday afternoon and sent thick black smoke billowing into the air have been asked to stay inside, shut their windows and doors and avoid breathing in the smoke.

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10:18 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Feds Increase Reward For "Buckeye Bandit"

Credit Federal Bureau of Investigation

The FBI and Crime Stoppers have increased to 10 thousand dollars the award being offered for information leading to the arrest of a bank robber they have dubbed the "Buckeye Bandit."

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10:14 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Weekend Marathon Forcing Several Columbus Street Closures

Credit capitalcityhalfmarathon.com

The City of Columbus says several downtown roads will be closed tonight at 7 p.m. for the Capital City Half Marathon.

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7:56 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Peregrine Falcon Chicks Hatch Atop Downtown Columbus Building

Credit Ohio Division of Wildlife

The Ohio Division of Wildlife says three peregrine falcon chicks hatched this week in a nest on the 41st floor of the Rhodes State Office Tower in downtown Columbus.

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7:29 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Ohio Again Leads Nation In Tree City USA Communities

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says the state remains the national leader in the number of Tree City USA communities with 242.

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7:27 am
Fri May 1, 2015

State To Start Building New Buckeye Lake Dam Next Year

Credit bizjournals.com

Ohio Department of Natural Resources officials say inspections of the failing Buckeye Lake dam will begin now to determine how many docks need to be removed.

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7:25 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Overdose Deaths Continue To Rise

The Ohio Department of Health says a record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2013.

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7:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

State Working To Deal With And Prevent Elder Abuse

As the population of people over the age of 60 rises, so do the number of abuse cases.

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6:56 am
Fri May 1, 2015

SUPCO Rules Cleveland "Jock Tax" Unconstitutional

The facility formerly called "Cleveland Browns Stadium"
Credit cleveland.com

The Republican-controlled Ohio Supreme Court has ruled Cleveland's tax on professional athletes who work for short periods of time in the city unconstitutionally violates their due process rights. 

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6:39 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Bond Set For Hilliard Man Charged With Abusing Former Girlfriend

Jason Yarhouse
Credit Hilliard Division of Police

Bond is set at 1.25 million dollars for a Hilliard man charged with attacking his former girlfriend last month.

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6:35 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Community Relations Board Member Reprimanded For Social Media Postings

Blaine Griffin
Credit clecityhall.com

Cleveland Community Relations Board chair Blaine Griffin has been reprimanded and has issued an apology for several social media postings that referenced other sites of tension between police and the public and invited comments on whether the city should "be burned down."

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