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A Republican state senator is sponsoring legislation that could help the state's largest online charter school operator delay repaying 60 million dollars to the state.

The Ohio Inspector General says the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction overpaid food service contractor Aramark Correctional Services by more than 57 thousand dollars, due to an inflated inmate count at the London Correctional Institution.

Chicago Sun Times

A Columbus attorney convicted in a bribery scheme involving a former deputy state treasurer has been permanently disbarred.

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General Motors is extending the normal two-week summer shutdown at factories in Lordstown and Kansas City because of declining demand for the Chevy Cruze and Malibu models.

Today is the deadline for small medical marijuana cultivators to apply for a state license.

Ohio Public Radio

The state schools superintendent is recommending cutting some mandated state tests, and suggesting local districts consider trimming tests for teacher evaluations.

Ohio Public Radio

Local government leaders say their communities are losing money in the latest two-year state budget proposal, which could create a domino effect statewide.

Ohio Public Radio

As the state’s budgetary shortfall approaches one billion dollars, a small business tax cut adopted four years ago is getting renewed attention.

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Columbus Police and the Department of Homeland Security are investigating a social media post that calls for the killing of LGBTQ people during the Columbus Pride Festival.

The Ohio House and Senate increased the amount the state will spend on its 610 school districts beyond Governor John Kasich’s original budget proposal. 

U.S Attorneys Office

Court documents say a plea deal has been reached in the case of a Columbus man accused of trying to travel to Libya to join the Islamic State group. 

Phoebe Petrovic

Ohio law prohibits firearms inside school buildings, but school boards can give individuals permission to carry.  

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Columbus City Council last night held the first public hearing on the Columbus Charter Review Committee's recommendations to change how council members are elected.

Ohio Public Radio

A national Republican pollster says it's too early to predict what might happen in next year's gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races.

Ohio Public Radio

Faith leaders came to the Statehouse Wednesday to speak out on payday lending. 

Dayton Police

Sentencing is scheduled later this month for the Dayton man convicted Wednesday of killing his pastor brother. 

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A Warren County man convicted of shooting his father and a sheriff's deputy will serve 36 years in prison.

One of the nation's largest online charter school operators is suing the Ohio Board of Education over its vote to have the school repay $60 million that was disputed because of a lack of justifying documentation. 

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Ohio Republican Congressman and former combat surgeon Brad Wenstrup was pressed into action this morning during the shooting at the Republican congressional baseball practice.

Training Teachers For An Active Shooter

Jun 14, 2017
Annie Wu

Some Ohio teachers will be spending part of their summer break training for next fall. They’re preparing in case of an active shooter in their schools. 

cleveland.com

The Cleveland police officer acquitted of using excessive force in a shooting nearly five years ago will not get his job back.

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The Annie E. Casey Foundation's 2017 Kids Count Data Book ranks Ohio 24th for child well-being, up from 26th last year.

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Ohio Senate Democrats are criticizing the changes Majority Republicans made to the House version of the two-year state budget bill the GOP says will deal with a deficit that could be a billion dollars.

Ohio Public Radio

Abortion rights activists staged a demonstration at the Statehouse Tuesday as a Republican-backed bill banning an abortion procedure was introduced in committee.

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A Champaign County grand jury has indicted the teen charged with wounding two classmates at West Liberty High School on adult charges of attempted murder, felonious assault and other offenses.

A federal judge has sanctioned a central Ohio law firm for its conduct during a legal fight over efforts by Republicans to help Governor John Kasich's 2014 re-election bid.

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Chris Holtmann held his first press conference as Ohio State Men's Basketball head coach yesterday.

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Columbus City Council last night ratified a new three-year contract with the union representing 25 hundred municipal workers.

Ohio's largest online charter school operator has promised to continue its fight with the Ohio Department of Education. 

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A Champaign County judge has ruled the teen charged with shooting and wounding two classmates at West Liberty High School in January will be tried as an adult.

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