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11:33 am
Thu July 17, 2014

AG Previews Arugments In Pending Same-Sex Marriage Case

The Ohio Attorney General's Office is urging the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati to reject arguments the state should have to recognize same-sex marriage.

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11:31 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Value Of Cleveland Browns Now Over 1 Billion Dollars

Forbes magazine ranks the Cleveland Browns as the 35th most valuable sports franchise in the world.

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7:14 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Pickerington Police Searching For Driver In Fatal Hit-Skip

Pickerington police are looking for the driver who caused a fatal hit-and-run crash yesterday on I-70.

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7:11 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Local Postal Worker Charged With Stealing Or Destroying Mail

U.S. Postal Service officials say a central Ohio letter carrier has been indicted on charges of stockpiling other people's mail.

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7:02 am
Thu July 17, 2014

New Columbus School Building Under Construction

Columbus City Schools and local government officials broke ground yesterday on the new Africentric Early College School project. 

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6:56 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Survey Gives Low Marks To AEP For Customer Satisfaction

J.D. Power and Associates' annual customer satisfaction report ranks Columbus-based American Electric Power 14th out of 16 electric utilities in the Midwest. 

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6:54 am
Thu July 17, 2014

New Commander For Wright-Patt Takes Over Amid Possible Job Losses

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will lose 370 jobs under a force reorganization plan. U.S. Air Force officials say the jobs will be slashed from the Air Force Materiel Command and other units. 

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7:58 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Ohio Prison Solar Installation To Provide Power And Training

Solar panels like these are being installed at the Ross Correctional Institution
Credit solarprisons.org

Ohio has unveiled a large solar project at a prison aimed at saving $245,000 in annual energy costs while training inmates to install and maintain the panels as a route to future jobs.

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6:54 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Three Central Ohio Levies To Appear On Fall Ballots

Voters in two Central Ohio counties will see a total of three levy requests on their ballots in the fall.

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6:35 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

FitzGerald's First TV Ad Prompts Swift Republican Counter Move

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald has launched his first television ad, three months after incumbent Republican  John Kasich started airing ads statewide.

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5:57 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Cleveland Settles Lawsuit With Families Of Two Killed In Police Chase

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The city of Cleveland has settled a federal lawsuit filed by the estates of two unarmed people killed in a hail of 137 gunshots fired by police after a chase.

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5:18 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

State Streamlines Training For Overdose Antidote

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The state is trying to take on the addiction crisis from different angles, including trying out a new drug that can save lives. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, the attorney general’s office has streamlined the training to use this drug. 

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4:42 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Addiction Treatment Funding Becoming Political Battleground

Politics are ramping up over the state’s heroin overdose crisis.

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12:00 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

E.Coli Found At Two Buckeye Lake Beaches

Credit Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

The Ohio Department of Health says levels of E.Coli bacteria at two Buckeye lake beaches are unsafe.

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11:57 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Rose May Participate In 2015 All-Star Game

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Former Cincinnati Reds great and baseball's all time hits leader Pete Rose may have a role to play in next year's All-Star game in the Queen City, despite his lifetime ban from the sport.

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7:46 am
Wed July 16, 2014

OU Police: No Evidence Of Reported Shooting

Gamertsfelder Hall
Credit Ohio University

Ohio University police have found no evidence of a shooting on campus after receiving a report of a possible threat Tuesday afternoon. OU Police Chief Andrew Powers say a man reported he had shot his mother at Gamertsfelder Hall, which houses students for summer session.

Powers says authorities later expanded their search throughout the school's East Green, but found nothing. He says an investigation continues.

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7:32 am
Wed July 16, 2014

State Sets Record Returning Unclaimed Funds

Ohio Department of Commerce spokesperson Brian Hoyt says a record amount of unclaimed funds were returned to residents in the last fiscal year.

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7:18 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Boys Hoops Tourney Leaving State Fairgrounds

Ohio Expo Center Coliseum

The Ohio Expo Center Coliseum in Columbus will no longer host the state's Central District boys basketball tournament. 

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7:14 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Records Show Multiple Food-Related Complaints At State Prisons

Maggots in food, staffing shortages and multiple reports of food shortages are among new complaints facing the vendor that won the contract to serve food to Ohio prison inmates.

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7:03 am
Wed July 16, 2014

More People Suing Whirlpool Over Cancer Cluster

More people are suing Whirlpool Corporation alleging the company's former factory site in Clyde is responsible for a cancer cluster in the area. 

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