Republican Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor says her office has made some of the changes recommended in an Inspector General's report that said a former top aide got paid after claiming that traveling to salon appointments was work.

Hundreds of Ohio companies are hoping to draw holiday shoppers for Small Business Saturday.

Licking County Sheriff's deputies say two men were shot and killed yesterday during a confrontation at a home in the 100 block of Rosemary Lane in Licking Township.

The release of school report cards are being delayed.

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An elderly Springfield man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for causing a crash that killed a teenage boy. 

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The Franklin County Coroner says the Ohio State University student who died after jumping into Mirror Lake on Wednesday broke his neck.

Despite the increasing prominence of artisan food, a coalition  of up mostly smaller family farmers says growers receive only 19 cents of every dollar Ohioans spend on their Thanksgiving meals this year. 

  Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman will soon sign a sister-city agreement with mayor of Accra, Ghana, making it the city's first African partner.  

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Ohio State University says it will move to end an annual jump into a campus lake after a third-year student experienced a fatal medical emergency while participating in the tradition.   

Ohio State University says a man with a medical emergency had to be pulled from a campus lake where students were gathered for the annual lake jump held before the Ohio State-Michigan football game. 

Existing home sales in October declined on the local, state and national levels. 

The state's top investigator says he's found reasonable cause of wrongdoing by a former top aide to the Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor and another of her employees.  

The official start of the holiday shopping season is a few days away, but it's shaping up to be a good one for Ohio retailers. 

A U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development report shows homelessness is on the decline in Ohio and the nation.

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Columbus City Council last night without comment approved a 30 thousand dollar legal settlement of a lawsuit filed against police by a man who claimed an officer assaulted him over a littering charge.

Columbus police have identified the victims of a shooting that left three people dead and one child wounded yesterday at a home on the Hilltop.

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Donald Trump is back on the campaign trail after a major rally in Columbus.

The City of Columbus and the union representing its more than 15 hundred firefighters are expected to meet with a fact-finder this week on a new collective-bargaining agreement. 

A couple and a 7-year child are dead, and another child is critically injured, after a intruder reportedly burst into their Hilltop home.  

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  Police are investigating messages extoling the Islamic State group that were painted on a large rock at Youngstown State University in northeastern Ohio.