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A new report by Miami University in Oxford shows the quality of care in Ohio nursing homes is lower than the national average.

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The Ohio House has passed a bill allowing pharmacists to offer a generic and cheaper alternative to EpiPens to treat certain severe allergic reactions.

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Police say too many drivers fail to obey a state law requiring them to move over one lane when officers are stopped on the side of a road. 

Dayton city officials plan to resume using traffic enforcement cameras, two years after they killed the systems to comply with state law.

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The Toledo apartment building owner accused of setting the fire to his building that led to the deaths of two firefighters has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

All Zanesville City School buildings are closed today due to a large number of students and staff reporting flu-like symptoms. 

Wednesday's Columbus Metropolitan Club forum focused on Franklin County's eviction rate, which is the highest in the state.

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The state estimates 43 billion dollars was spent last year on tourism, and officials are hoping for another increase this year.

A state hearing officer has ruled against Ohio's largest online charter school operator in its appeal of the Ohio Department of Education's determination it owes 60 million dollars for enrollment that can't be justified.

Struggling New Albany-based teen clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch is responding to reports of being in talks with interested buyers by saying it's in preliminary discussions with several parties about a "potential transaction."

Newark police yesterday apparently shot and wounded a man who they say was a suspect in a stabbing.

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Columbus police officials have concluded the actions of an officer videotaped apparently kicking a prone suspect in the head were "unreasonable", according to a statement released Wednesday afternoon. 

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Developers are taking the first step toward building a 35-story apartment complex at the North Market. 

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The CEO of Ohio State University's Medical Center says he will take a leave of absence, then accept another position with the school.

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Republican U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan is scheduled to tour a New Albany area factory today to hear from manufacturers and make the case for tax reform legislation. 

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The fight between the state and the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow brought supporters of the state's largest online charter school operator to the Statehouse on Tuesday.

Reynoldsburg City Schools officials are mum about why two administrators have been placed on paid leave, despite calls for answers from parents.

Franklin County Commissioners have approved spending 450 thousand dollars on mental health and suicide prevention services in public schools.

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The Ohio EPA has ordered the company building the Rover natural gas pipeline to pay 431 thousand dollars in fines for water and air pollution violations.

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Three puppies at the Franklin County Dog Shelter are being treated after contracting the canine parvovirus. 

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Five residents at a Reynoldsburg apartment complex for low-income seniors have been diagnosed with Legionnaire’s Disease in the last year.

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Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have arrested two suspects in a fatal shooting in Mifflin Township last Thursday night. 

Cedarville University has become the first college in the state to allow concealed weapons on campus.

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Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley says she running for governor in 2018, becoming the third female Democrat to seek the office.

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While the common cotton tip applicator may be used for household cleaning, crafts and applying cosmetics, researchers in Columbus say they're also causing injuries to children.

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Honda is cutting production of the Accord at its Marysville plant, citing a decrease in sales.

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A proposal in the Ohio House version of the two-year state budget bill would give the state power to regulate lead paint violations, limiting local involvement.

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State lawmakers are considering giving farmers a real estate tax break.

State and local officials say Ohioans disposed of 16.6 tons of prescription drugs during last month's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

Franklin County prosecutors have charged six local scrap yards with failing to follow a Columbus law regarding scrap metal sales.

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