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Wright State University near Dayton plans to lay off 70 employees and eliminate 100 vacant jobs to cut 14 million dollars from its budget. 

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation is probing a deputy-involved shooting in Franklin County over the weekend during a road rage incident on I-270.  

Marion police say a teen was killed over the weekend after jumping from a cliff at Quarry Park.  

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Bands and music fans at a weekend rock festival where Soundgarden had been scheduled to headline are paying tribute to frontman Chris Cornell.

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Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O'Neill says it's time for the state to decriminalize marijuana.

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Vice President Mike Pence told military members at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton the Trump administration's budget coming out next week will include the largest increase in defense spending since the days of Ronald Reagan.

West Chester-based AK Steel Holding Corporation will receive up to 1.8 million dollars from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop an advanced electrical steel that could be used in hybrid electric vehicles. 

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The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed a 280 thousand dollar fine against Republic Steel for violations over lead exposure and hazards caused by unsafe machinery at its plant in Canton.

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Licking County Municipal Court officials say lapses in protocol and judgment led to a domestic violence suspect being released early from jail weeks before he killed his alleged assault victim, a police chief and a third person.

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A Franklin County grand jury has voted not to indict a white Columbus police officer for fatally shooting a 13-year-old African-American boy after a suspected robbery last year. 

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The CEO of one of Ohio’s largest energy providers made a rare appearance before state lawmakers, pleading for nuclear plant subsidies. 

Ohio's unemployment rate fell by a tenth of a point to 5 percent in April.

A new study showshealthcare changes proposed by Congressional Republicans will have a harmful effect on the tax credits and subsidies rural Ohioans receive. 

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A Columbus man has pleaded guilty to shooting and wounding two teens following a Linden Mckinley High School football game last fall.

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The owners of an ethanol refinery in Marion plan to expand the facility.

Environmental advocates have filed a second lawsuit against the U.S. EPA over whether enough is being done to address toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie.

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Federal prosecutors say the former commander of the Ohio Highway Patrol's Marietta post accused of stalking a subordinate's wife put a GPS tracking device on her car so he could follow her. 

The Ohio Supreme Court heard arguments this week on whether the free speech rights of people with HIV violated by a law requiring they disclose their status to potential sexual partners.

Ohio Public Radio

Both of Ohio's U.S. Senators have introduced a bipartisan bill they say will help combat the opioid crisis.

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The Ohio House has approved a bill banning undocumented workers from receiving workers' compensation benefits.

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