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7:57 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Judge Upholds Constitutionality Of State Ballot Access Law

A federal judge says ballot access limits imposed last year on minor parties in Ohio do not violate the U.S. Constitution.

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7:38 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Emergency Management Officials To Buckeye Lake Residents - Be Prepared For Dam Collapse

Credit ODNR

More than 50 state and local emergency management officials met yesterday to prepare for a possible collapse of the Buckeye Lake dam.

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7:28 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Report: Franklin County In Top Ten For First-Time Homebuyers

A new report shows Franklin County is a popular place for first-time homebuyers. 

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7:26 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Transportation Budget Includes Proposal To Raise Some Speed Limits

State transportation officials kicked off the road construction season yesterday with the announcement of 450-million-dollars in projects for the year. 

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7:14 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Newark Rejects Pit Bull Proposal

Newark  City Council voted last night to reject changes to the vicious dog law that would have permitted pit bulls and other specific breeds without restrictions. 

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7:13 am
Tue March 17, 2015

School Board Votes To Reject Putting Ten Commandments Plaque Up Again

Credit Marion Star

The Marion City school board voted last night not to put back up a Ten Commandments plaque inside Marion Harding High School. 

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7:10 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Arrest Made In 2008 Local Murder

Charles Greene
Credit dailymail.co.uk

Columbus police have made an arrest in the murder of an 81-year-old woman whose body was found in a wishing well behind a rental home she owned. 

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6:56 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Hamilton County Judge Facing New Charge

Judge Tracie Hunter
Credit wlwt.com

Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge Tracie Hunter has been indicted on a new felony charge. 

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6:53 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Study: Columbus Second Most Economically Segregated City In U.S.

The cover page of the new analysis of economic segregation in American cities, prepared by the University of Toronto.
Credit utoronto.ca

A study of where groups of people live concludes that Columbus is one of the nation's most economically segregated major metro areas.

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6:39 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Ohio Resolution Challenges Connecticut's Claim Of First In Flight

The Wright Brothers
Credit wikipedia

A resolution moving through the Statehouse challenges Connecticut's insistence that one of its aviators beat the Wright brothers of Dayton to the first successful airplane flight by two years.

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6:33 am
Tue March 17, 2015

"5 of 8" Education Rule Clears State Panel

Protestors opposing a change to the “5 of 8” rule outside ODE headquarters in December.
Credit Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio Department of Education wants to change the requirement that elementary schools have at least five of the eight specialty teachers in subjects such as art, music and physical education.

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6:26 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Granville Officials Approve Solar Panel Project

Denison University Biological Reserve
Credit denison.edu

Granville zoning officials have approved a Denison University plan to put solar panels in its Biological Reserve.

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9:21 pm
Mon March 16, 2015

Buzzards Return To Hinckley On Schedule

Buzzard spotters 2015
Credit Hinckley Chamber of Commerce

The buzzards returned to Hinckley, Ohio over the weekend to mark the start of spring.  Annie Wu of member station WCPN in Cleveland reports.

 

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9:09 pm
Mon March 16, 2015

Kasich Signs Bill To Shield Students, Schools From High-Stakes Testing

Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed a bill designed to protect students from the academic impacts of new proficiency tests. 

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9:31 am
Mon March 16, 2015

Ohio Officials To Discuss Situation At Faulty Dam

Ohio emergency management officials plan to discuss the precarious situation with a faulty dam at Buckeye Lake. 

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9:25 am
Mon March 16, 2015

Business Groups Join The Opposition To Kasich’s Budget

Ohio Governor John Kasich’s budget proposal is running into opposition from all sides, with a  group of lobbyists becoming the latest to speak out against it. 

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9:21 am
Mon March 16, 2015

State Advises Ohioans To Be Cautious Burning Spring Debris

State natural resources officials are reminding Ohioans about outdoor burning regulations for spring as warmer weather approaches. 

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9:20 am
Mon March 16, 2015

Committee Considers Term Limits Extension For November Ballot

Bill Batchelder

State Lawmakers are considering a measure that would again ask voters to approve expanding term limits.

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2:12 am
Sun March 15, 2015

Baseball Great Al Rosen Passes Away

Al Rosen
Credit wikipedia

Al Rosen, the muscular third baseman who won the 1953 American League Most Valuable Player award and played on the last Cleveland Indians team to win the World Series, has died.

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2:42 am
Sat March 14, 2015

CDF: Space Heater Cause Of Fatal Franklinton House Fire

Columbus fire officials say a space heater was the cause of a house fire that killed an 85-year-old man last week.

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