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6:55 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Pickup Driver In Fatal Downtown Crash Not Competent To Stand Trial

Terrance Trent
Credit Columbus Division of Police

A court-appointed psychologist says the man accused of a killing two pedestrians when he crashed his vehicle into a school bus in downtown Columbus in December is incompetent to stand trial.

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6:39 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Retailer To Open Temporary Store In Columbus

A major outdoor retailer will open a temporary store at Easton Town Center this summer to learn whether a permanent Columbus store would be successful.

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6:37 am
Tue April 28, 2015

SUPCO Dismisses NARAL's Public Records Lawsuit Over ODH Communications With Right To Life Group

The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by an abortion rights group over a public records request seeking communication between the Ohio Department of Health  and an anti-abortion organization.

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6:34 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Medication Missing From Columbus Ambulances

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An investigation by Columbus police has found several bottles of medications went missing from two fire department ambulances during a 24-hour period in March.

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9:35 am
Mon April 27, 2015

State Struggles To Deal With Rising Numbers of Mentally Ill Inmates In Prisons

State Prisons Director Gary Mohr
Credit State of Ohio

The largest provider of mental health services in Ohio has become the state’s prison system. 

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9:31 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Ohio Groups Get Nearly $1.9M To Assist Homeless Veterans

Eleven Ohio agencies will receive nearly $1.9 million to help homeless veterans find and maintain permanent housing. 

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2:29 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Judge Allows Waters' Discrimination Lawsuit Against OSU To Proceed

Judge James L. Graham
Credit WCBE Files

A federal district judge has ruled fired Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters' lawsuit against the school may proceed.

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2:24 am
Sat April 25, 2015

DeWine Rejects Marijuana Legalization Effort Backed By Former Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate

Charlie Earl is one of the backers of a marijuana legalization effort rejected by Ohio's Attorney General.
Credit Facebook

Another marijuana legalization effort in Ohio has missed its initial state hurdle.

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2:15 am
Sat April 25, 2015

A&E Dropping Models Who Greet Store Patrons

Credit Getty Images

New Albany-based Abercrombie & Fitch is saying goodbye to the beefcake models who greet customers at its doors.

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2:03 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Jeni's Reports Listeria Found In More Pints Of Ice Cream

Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream founder Jeni Britton Bauer (L) and CEO John Lowe
Credit columbusceo.com

Columbus-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream says listeria has been found in other pints and in its local production facility.

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6:31 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Ginther Has Big Money Lead In Columbus Mayoral Race

Columbus City Council President Andrew J. Ginther
Credit WCBE Files

Newly released campaign finance reports in the Columbus mayoral race contain no surprises. 

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6:25 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Ohio Officials Closer To Finding Botulism Source

Ohio Department of Health officials say they are closer to finding the source of botulism that killed one person and sickened many more after a church picnic in central Ohio last weekend. 

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12:10 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Man Sentenced For Causing 2013 Crash With Bicyclist

A Franklin County judge today sentenced the driver in a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a bicyclist in 2013  to three years' probation.

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11:38 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Suspect In Marion Fire Arrested

Marion police say they have arrested a 14-year-old boy who is suspected of starting the fire that injured a firefighter Wednesday night.

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11:33 am
Fri April 24, 2015

P&G To Cut Jobs

Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble says it will cut 3 thousand to 6 thousand office jobs worldwide.

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9:58 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Portion Of I-670 On West Side To Close Tonight For Pavement Repairs And Resurfacing

The Ohio Department of Transportation will close the westbound lanes of I-670 from I-71 to the I-70 split  for pavement repairs and resurfacing.

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9:41 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Bill Would Restore Health Coverage For Delphi Retirees

Congressman Mike Turner
Credit U.S. House of Representatives

Delphi retirees are closer to getting some benefits back.

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9:39 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Marijuana Legalization Effort More Than 50 Percent Toward Signature Goal

A group looking to put a marijuana legalization measure on the November ballot says it has collected more than 160 thousand of the nearly 306 thousand necessary petition signatures.

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7:26 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Ohio Police Task Force Issues Recommendations

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (r) and Reggie Wilkinson, director of the AG's Advisory Group on Law Enforcement Training, meeting with reporters on Thursday
Credit Ohio Public Radio

An Ohio police relations task force is recommending the state boost the minimum number of required training hours for officers and use stricter screening for applicants. 

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7:13 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Authorities Identify Woman Killed In Botulism Outbreak

Credit Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

The Fairfield County Coroner has released the name of the woman who died from a suspected case of botulism after a church potluck last weekend.

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