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Columbus police and fire officials say a man was killed Thursday in an industrial accident on the southwest side. 

Employees at the Fuyao glass plant in Moraine have rejected an effort to join the United Auto Workers Union.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Attorneys for death row inmate in poor health say they're disappointed Governor John Kasich decided Thursday to deny their client clemency.

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Ohio State University says 83 undergraduate students in the school's business college used a social media app called “GroupMe” to collaborate on assignments.

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State leaders and criminal justice experts are launching a new effort to reduce Ohio's prison population through an examination of crime, courts, probation and incarceration.

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther proposes replacing an anti-crime summer initiative with increased bike and foot patrols in high-crime neighborhoods.

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The Columbus Clippers will remain a minor league affiliate of the Cleveland Indians through the year 2020.

The executive firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas says Ohio remains among the top three states with the most jobs cut since the beginning of the year.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Republicans and Democrats say the results of Tuesday's elections give them reasons to be hopeful about next year.

The Ohio School Boards Association says 87 out of 122 money issues on Tuesday's ballots around the state were approved.

State Fire Marshal's investigators say a gas leak contributed to the home explosion in Madison Township that killed a woman, but the cause of the leak is still unknown.

Grove City Police

The man accused of killing Ohio State University student Reagan Tokes is asking a judge to dismiss death penalty specifications against him.

Lucas County Sheriff's Office

A former Ohio State University student has been sentenced to 27 1/2 years in prison on terrorism charges.

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A former Newcomerstown police officer has pleaded guilty to charges he tried to cover up a suicide attempt by falsely claiming he'd been shot during a traffic stop.

A low-fare airline is adding flights to and from Columbus. 

International Brotherhood of Teamsters

An estimated 75 members of the Teamsters union and their supporters held a candlelight vigil early Wednesday outside of the headquarters of Dublin-based Cardinal Health, hoping to call attention to the drug firm's role in the opioid crisis.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohioans turned in more than 35 thousand pounds of unused, expired or unwanted prescription drugs last month during  National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

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The U.S. House has approved a bill officially designating the veterans' memorial in Columbus as the National Veterans Memorial and Museum. 

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Capital University in Bexley and the nearby Trinity Lutheran Seminary are reuniting after nearly 60 years of separation. 

Columbus voters Tuesday re-elected Democrats Shannon Hardin, Priscilla Tyson and Mitch Brown to Columbus City Council. 

All three incumbents retained their seats on the Columbus Board of Education in Tuesday's election that pitted Democrats against Democrats. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A federal judge has set a new sentencing date for the Columbus man who admitted he plotted to kill military members.

Researchers say the toxic algae on Lake Erie this year roughly matched the third-most severe bloom over the past 15 years.

Corporate Columbus is preparing to try and keep the Crew SC in the city. 

Authorities say 100 people have been charged with hundreds of counts of drug trafficking, including allegations of flooding the state with doses of deadly synthetic opioids. 

The debate over Issue 2 stirred a fight over the rising cost of drug prices and if the proposal would actually bring those prices down. It was a fight that ultimately became the most expensive ballot campaign in Ohio history.

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Issue 1, the constitutional amendment that gives crime victims legal standing, was overwhelming approved by Ohio voters at the ballot box. 

Though there were two statewide issues, several big mayoral and local elections and more than 1500 levies and other issues on ballots across Ohio, Election Night 2017 didn’t bring out voters in big numbers.

Columbus City Schools

The Columbus City Schools are still negotiating a deal to sell Indianola Middle School to Ohio State University, despite missing a mid-September deadline to close the agreement.

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Cardinal Health, which has been named in a number of lawsuits and exposés over the opioid crisis, is making changes in it's leadership.

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