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6:29 am
Fri July 11, 2014

State Seeks Dismissal Of Lawsuit Prompted By Botched Execution

Dennis McGuire

The state is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the family of Dennis McGuire, who repeatedly gasped and snorted during his January execution.

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8:15 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Researchers Predict High Levels of Toxic Algae In Lake Erie

Blue-green algal bloom
Illinois EPA

Researchers predict Lake Erie will have a significant bloom of toxic blue-green algae in its western basin this summer but say it won't be as large as last year or the record-setting 2011 outbreak.

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7:49 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Husted Fills Vacancies In Lucas County BOE, Despite Legal Challenge

Secretary of State Jon Husted has appointed three people to a troubled northwest Ohio elections board while a related legal challenge is pending.

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7:24 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Portman Hints At Possible Presidential Run

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he could end up making a 2016 presidential bid, depending on what happens with the field of candidates.

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11:51 am
Thu July 10, 2014

CCS Treasurer Search Down To Two Candidates

Penny Rucker
Credit Columbus City Schools

Columbus City Schools officials have chosen two finalists from a pool of 17 people who applied to become the district's treasurer.

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11:46 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Tanker Truck Overturns In Fairfield County

Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies say the driver of a tanker truck was injured this morning when his vehicle overturned near the intersection of state Route 188 and Royalton Road in Hocking Township.

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7:32 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Columbus Investigators Seek Additional Victims Of Alleged Rapist

William Jarrett
Credit Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police are seeking more victims of an accused serial rapist.

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7:28 am
Thu July 10, 2014

OU Opens College In Dublin

OU plans for college of osteopathic medicine
Credit Ohio University

Ohio University opened a college of osteopathic medicine yesterday in Dublin with a class of 50 future primary-care doctors.

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7:24 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Columbus Zoo Delays Levy Request

There will not be a Columbus Zoo levy on the November ballot.

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7:18 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Fairfield County Man Charged In Fundraising Scam

Kelly Neal
Credit Fairfield County Sheriff

At least nine Fairfield County businesses and residents are out hundreds of dollars through a fundraising scam.

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7:15 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Former Cleveland Indian Veryzer Passes Away

Former Cleveland Indians infielder TomVeryzer died this week at the age of 61.

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7:12 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Columbus Teen Sentenced For Killing Friend

Terrico Henry
Credit Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus teenager will serve 18 months in prison for shooting a boy he says was his best friend.

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7:02 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Alleged 2005 Arsonist Appealing Conviction And Sentence

Antun Lewis
Credit Cuayhoga County Sheriff

The man twice convicted of setting a fire that killed a woman and eight children at a birthday sleepover in Cleveland is appealing his arson conviction and 35 year prison sentence.

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6:55 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Suspect In Local Burglaries Arrested

Whitehall police say a 66-year-old man with a lengthy criminal record is charged in several central Ohio burglaries.

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6:52 am
Thu July 10, 2014

SUPCO Delays Traffic Camera Case

The Ohio Supreme Court has put a Cleveland traffic camera case on hold while the justices decide a motorist's challenge to Toledo's camera system.

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6:45 am
Thu July 10, 2014

GOP Sues To Obtain Certain FitzGerald Records

Ed FitzGerald

The Ohio Republican Party is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to force Cuayhoga County Executive and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald to release key-card data showing when he enters and leaves county buildings and parking facilities.

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10:07 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Three Small Tornadoes Touch Down In Ohio

The National Weather Service says three small tornadoes touched down in northeastern Ohio, causing minor damage, as strong storms moved across the state. 

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10:05 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Two Galloway Men Charged With Dumping Dead Woman's Body

Credit Franklin County Sheriff

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say two men dumped a female companion's body in a ditch near a cornfield after she died from an apparent heroin overdose. 

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9:34 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Gun Rights Groups Sue OSU Over Weapons Ban

A gun rights group has sued Ohio State University over its weapons ban, arguing it conflicts with rights provided by state law to permitting law-abiding gun owners.

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8:31 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

ACLU Asks Prisons Department To End Contract With Food Company

The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio is calling on the state’s Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections to end its contract with the private company that provides foods to Ohio’s prisons. The A C L U’s Mike Brickner says the food company, Aramark, has a pattern of problems.

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