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7:18 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Panel: State Lawmaker 'Probably' Violated Ethics Laws

Dale Mallory
Credit dalemallory.com

The Joint Legislative Ethics Committee says Democratic State Representative Dale Mallory probably violated state ethics laws by taking and failing to report Cincinnati Bengals tickets from payday lending industry lobbyists in 2009 and 2013. 

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7:00 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Ohio Hospitals Say They Are Ready To Treat Ebola Cases

The Cleveland Clinic and other Ohio hospitals are advising residents to tell their doctors if they've traveled to West Africa, where the Ebola virus is believed to have killed thousands of people.

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6:54 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Charter School Network Critical Of Informational Website

A network of charter schools is criticizing a website called KnowYourCharter.com.

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6:46 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Judge Orders Mediation In Reynoldsburg Teachers Strike

Judge Michael Holbrook

A Franklin County judge has ordered Reynoldsburg teachers and school officials to mediation in their ongoing contract dispute.

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6:42 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Bodybuilder Convicted Of Multiple Robberies

Miguel Neil
Credit Columbus Division of Police

Sentencing is scheduled later this month for a bodybuilder convicted of more than two dozen robberies in central Ohio. 

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6:40 am
Thu October 2, 2014

OSHA Proposes Workplace Safety Fine For Columbus Castings

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing Columbus Castings pay an 89 thousand 500 dollar fine after a worker sustained a broken back, collapsed lung and partial leg paralysis at the company's South side plant last April.

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6:31 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Universty Of Michigan Staging Play Based On Steubenville Rape Case

A play based on the case of two Steubenville high school football players convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl is set to debut at the University of Michigan today. 

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6:26 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Judge Rules East Cleveland Defautled On Traffic Camera Bill

A federal judge in Rhode Island has ruled cash-strapped East Cleveland must pay at least 638 thousand dollars after defaulting on a years-old bill owed to an insolvent traffic camera company that was based in Providence.

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8:07 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

The voter registration deadline for the November election is Monday.

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8:00 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

FitzGerald Says Latest Poll Numbers Not Disheartening

With just five weeks to go before the election, a new Quinnipiac University poll of likely voters shows Republican incumbent Governor John Kasich with a commanding lead over Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald.

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7:56 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Witness Account Supports Beavercreek Police Reports In Store Shooting

Ronald Ritchie
Credit balloon-juice.com

A 9-1-1 caller who reported a African-American man carrying a gun in a Beavercreek store has told state investigators he heard a white police officer repeatedly say "put it down" about two seconds before the man was shot and killed.  

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7:48 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

City Addressing Cruiser Camera Video Problem

Columbus city officials say 30 police cruisers equipped with  dashboard cameras may not have been recording for nearly a week in August because the police division's storage server reached capacity.

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12:40 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Mock, First Female Pilot To Circle Globe, Dies At 88

rachelmock.com

The first female pilot to fly solo around the world has died.

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12:22 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Ohio To Study 3 Types Of Prison Security Drones

Ohio's prisons agency says it will study three types of drones as it weighs whether to use the devices to keep an eye on inmates in two prisons. 

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9:27 am
Wed October 1, 2014

AG Says He Doesn’t Expect Executions To Resume As Scheduled In February

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine
Credit State of Ohio

After several years of multiple executions, one was carried out in Ohio this year.

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9:23 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Think Tank, OEA Launch Website Detailing Charter School Stats

A progressive-leaning think tank and the state’s largest teachers union have launched a new website that lays out performance and financial reviews of charter schools.

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8:14 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

SUPCUS Ruling Leaves Future Of Early Voting Unclear

Ohioans who planned to vote in person today didn’t get that chance because of an order from the U.S. Supreme Court just hours before the voting window was set to open.

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8:09 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Judge Rejects "Coingate" Fundraiser's Request For A New Trial

Tom Noe
Credit cleveland.com

A federal judge has reject a request for a new trial for the former Toledo-area  coin dealer and Republican party fundraiser at the center of a state investment scandal.  

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6:48 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Council Approves Trolley Barn Grant, Construction Of New Rec Center And New City Building

Glenwood Recreation Center
Credit City of Columbus

Columbus City Council last night approved a 143-thousand dollar grant to help rehabilitate six dilapidated trolley barns near Franklin Park.

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6:42 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Reynoldsburg Schools Leader Says Contract Offer To Teachers Is Fair

Reynoldsburg schools Superintendent Tina Thomas-Manning told reporters yesterday the contract offer made to the teachers union during talks on Sunday was fair and reflects the current economy.

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