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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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9:20 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Political Maneuvering Gets Abortion Bill Through Committee

An Ohio House committee has approved a controversial bill banning abortionat the point when a fetal heartbeat can be detected.

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9:13 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Ohio House Passes Bill To Shield Lethal Injection Drug Makers

Majority Republicans in the Ohio House haave approved a bill shielding the source of the state's lethal injection drugs for a minimum of 20 years. 

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9:47 am
Thu November 20, 2014

SUPCO Suspends Hale's Law License

Harland Hale
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The Ohio Supreme Court has suspended the law license of former Franklin County Environmental Court Judge Harland Hale for six months, after he admitted to fixing a speeding ticket for his attorney.

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9:43 am
Thu November 20, 2014

OEPA Finds Contaminants In Soil Of Homes Near Saunders Park

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Ohio Environmental Protection Agency officials have found high levels of toxins in the soil of homes located near a former fertilizer plant on the near East side.

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7:26 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Brother Of Former CCS Board Member Slain

Dave Dobos
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Columbus police are investigating the shooting death of a man in his West side home. 

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7:17 am
Thu November 20, 2014

COTA Drops Fare Plan For Downtown Circulator

Downtown Circulator
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The Central Ohio Transit Authority dropped plans yesterday to charge fares for the Downtown Circulator and increase fares on fixed routes.

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7:14 am
Thu November 20, 2014

OSU Again Tries To Regulate Mirror Lake Jump

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Ohio State University is again trying to regulate the traditional student jump into Mirror Lake days ahead of the Michigan game. 

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7:10 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Victims In Galion Mobile Home Fire Identified

The Galion Fire Department and the State Fire Marshal's office are investigating the cause of Tuesday night's mobile home fire that killed a father and his two young children.

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6:57 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Senate Confirms Butler As Ohio EPA Chief

Craig Butler
Credit epa.state.oh.us

The Ohio Senate has confirmed Governor John Kasich's choice to lead the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.

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6:54 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Hodges Confirmed As State Health Director

Rick Hodges
Credit odh.ohio.gov

The former head of the Ohio Turnpike Commission has been confirmed as Ohio's new health director over the objections of Democrats and health professionals who say he's unqualified. 

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6:38 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Ohio House Democrats Choose New Leadership Team

Democrats in the Ohio House have elected as minority leader Fred Strahorn, a veteran lawmaker with experience in both the House and Senate.

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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

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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

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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

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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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