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11:25 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Local Red Cross Chapter Seeking Independence Day Holiday Blood Donations

The Central Ohio chapter of the American Red Cross is asking for blood donations, saying the need is expected to increase over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

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11:21 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Signatures To Get Anti-Fracking Measure On Columbus' Ballot Submitted

Activists in Columbus trying to stop fracking and related activities today submitted more than 13 thousand petition signatures to get a ban onto the November ballot.

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7:38 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Experts Differ On Competency Of Man Charged In Fatal Downtown Columbus Crash

Credit Ohio Public Radio

Two psychologists have reached different opinions on whether a motorist is competent to stand trial for a downtown Columbus crash that led to the deaths of two pedestrians last December.

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7:16 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Pfeiffer Says Redflex Contracts Reached, Amended Legally Under Municipal Codes

Columbus City Attorney Rick Pfeiffer
Credit youtube

Columbus city attorney Rick Pfeffer says the city's contract with a red-light traffic camera company embroiled in a federal bribery investigation was properly awarded and later modified.

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7:08 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Damage From Tanker Crash Forcing Replacement Of Bridge Over West Outerbelt

The Ohio Department of Transportation plans to replace the I-70 bridge over I-270 on the West side badly damaged yesterday when an overturned tanker truck carrying ethanol caught fire and forced closures.

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6:53 am
Thu July 2, 2015

State To Replace PARCC Tests With Those Of Research Institute

The Ohio Department of Education is starting work on a new series of student tests to be administered in the upcoming school year.

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6:37 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Jail Guard Sentenced For Fatal Crash

Scott Haslehurst
Credit Gahanna Police

A Gahanna man has pleaded guilty to causing a crash that killed one pedestrian and injured another last August.

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6:25 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Appeals Court Says West Jefferson Should Amend Parking Ordinance

The 12th Ohio District Court of Appeals has agreed with a West Jefferson woman who said her parking citation should be dismissed because the village ordinance was missing a comma.

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9:39 am
Wed July 1, 2015

Kasich Cuts Added School Funding Dollars, Allows Severed Ties With PARCC

Ohio Governor John Kasich signed the new two-year state budget proposal, which was substantially different than his original plan. 

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9:36 am
Wed July 1, 2015

Ohio Lawmakers Send Anti-Monopoly Measure To Fall Ballot

State lawmakers have sent a proposal to the fall ballot that would ban constitutional monopolies, an effort with the potential to scuttle marijuana legalization in the state. 

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9:32 am
Wed July 1, 2015

ResponsibleOhio Submits Petition Signatures

A group that wants to put a marijuana legalization plan on this fall’s ballot has turned in its petition signatures to the Ohio Secretary of State’s office. 

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11:07 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Scottish Beer Maker Getting Local, State Tax Breaks For U.S. Headquarters Construction

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority has awarded tax breaks to five companies that promise to create 630 central Ohio jobs. 

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7:11 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Police Identify Woman Found Slain On East Side

Columbus police have identified the woman found dead in the parking lot of an apartment complex Sunday night.

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7:09 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Steubenville H.S. Football Player Convicted In Rape Case To Attend Hocking College

Trent Mays
Credit Associated Press

A former Steubenville High School football player found guilty of delinquency counts in the 2012 rape of a 16-year-old girl will attend Hocking College this fall.

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6:56 am
Tue June 30, 2015

CMA To Honor Robinson On July 18

Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson

The celebration of the folk artist whose work focused on her childhood neighborhood in Columbus will continue next month.

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9:40 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

US Supreme Court Ruling On Redistricting Could Affect Ohio

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled Arizona may allow an independent commission to oversee the drawing of congressional district lines.

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9:22 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

Possible Anti-Monopoly Ballot Issue Could Trump Pot Vote

An Ohio Senate panel is weighing potential changes to an anti-monopoly proposal that potentially could block marijuana legalization this fall. 

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9:12 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

Former CCS Administrator Pleads No Contest In Data-Rigging Scandal

A former Columbus City Schools administrator has pleaded no contest to multiple charges filed in the wake of  the district's attendance data rigging scandal.  

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5:13 pm
Mon June 29, 2015

Ohio Announces New Rules For Lethal Injection Procedures

The state of Ohio has announced rules for testing lethal injection drugs ahead of executions if it obtains specialty batches of the drugs.  

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8:34 am
Mon June 29, 2015

Kasich Set To Officially Launch His Presidential Campaign On July 21

Gov. John Kasich is ready to run for president – he’s scheduled his campaign kick off for a few weeks from now at his alma mater. 

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