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Demolition of an apartment complex Whitehall police say is a public safety hazard could start next year. 

The Correctional Institution Inspection Committee says the state is saving more than 10 million dollars a year by using a private company to feed inmates, but complaints have sharply increased.

Operators of Mad River Mountain ski resort in Logan County have released drawings of a new lodge that will replace the one destroyed by fire last year.

The Ohio House has approve a Senate-passed measure authorizing a sales tax holiday this summer.

The Central Ohio Transit Authority is heading to the ballot this November to renew a 10-year old, quarter percent sales and use tax that has helped the agency double its service since 2006. 

Sixteen percent of Ohioans lived in poverty last year, and nearly a third were under the federal poverty line for at least a portion of of 2015.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohioans with health problems who want medical marijuana are starting to take sides over which plan they support.

A new study shows Ohio and the U.S. are making progress in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from the health effects of natural disasters or other large scale emergencies.

cleveland.com

The mother of the 12-year-old boy shot and killed by Cleveland police is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at a ceremony marking the 46th anniversary of the Kent State University shootings. 

newswatchman.com

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is tight-lipped about the investigation into the murders of eight family members in Pike County last week.

Two people were shot this afternoon just north of the Ohio State University in what Columbus Police say was a home invasion.  

WCBE Files

The Columbus priest accused of sexually abusing a boy in the 1970s died of cancer on Sunday at the age of 72.

Fairfield County Sheriff's Office

Sentencing is pending for a volunteer Bloom-Carroll High School softball coach who has pleaded guilty to charges of stealing from team fundraisers.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Columbus man will serve 15 years in prison for shooting and killing a man outside of a convenience store in 2013.

granvilleschools.org

Water fixtures in the Granville Exempted Village school district will be replaced after testing found elevated levels of lead.

The U.S. House has voted to extend for an additional five years the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

dayton.va.gov

The director of the Dayton VA Medical Center will become acting director of the VA medical facility in Cincinnati, where investigators found misconduct related to some officials.

Columbus police have filed charges against the man who allegedly shot his 16-year-old son on Tuesday morning after mistaking him for an intruder.

hamilton-co.org

The Hamilton County coroner says seven of the eight victims in last week's fatal shootings in Pike County were shot multiple times, and one had nine gunshot wounds.

State of Ohio

A conservative state lawmaker says he's considering drafting legislation to ban gender neutral bathrooms. 

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