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11:57 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Rose May Participate In 2015 All-Star Game

Credit npr.org

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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7:00 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Cracks Found In Rhodes Tower Exterior

Inspections begin this week of the Rhodes State Office Tower downtown after a report uncovered cracks in the building's stone exterior.

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6:56 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Local Man Convicted Of Killing His Mother

Credit New Albany Police

A New Albany man is awaiting sentencing for the murder of his mother.  Robert Lindsey the Fourth was convicted yesterday after more than two days of jury deliberations.

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6:54 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Man Charged With July 11 Crash In Delaware County

Nicholas West
Credit Delaware County Sheriff

An Indiana man has been charged with last Friday's fatal crash on I-71 in Delaware County.

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6:47 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Judge Orders State To Sponsor Charter School Facing Closure

A Hamilton County judge has ordered the Ohio Department of Education to sponsor a charter school in order to keep it operating.

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6:44 am
Wed July 16, 2014

State Revokes License Of Former CCS Teacher

The State Board of Education has revoked the license of a former Columbus City Schools teacher found guilty of trying to coerce an undercover police officer to perform a sex act on him at a city park last year.

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6:43 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Four Family Members Sentenced For Robbing Local Store

A Columbus family has been sentenced to serve prison time for robbing an East side store last year.

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7:13 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

US Justice Department May Join Challenge To Ohio Voting Laws

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

The U.S. Justice Department may be joining other groups who have gone to court to challenge changes in Ohio’s voting laws.  M.L. Schultze of member station WKSU in Kent reports. 

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7:08 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

BGSU To Replace Fraternity and Sorority Buildings With Greek "Village"

Bowling Green State University is planning a new housing village to help promote fraternities and sororities on campus.  

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6:57 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

State School Board Hears Allegations Of Sex Abuse, Test Tampering At Charter School

State school board members in Ohio say they are shocked at accounts of sex games, test tampering and other potentially criminal misdeeds at a Dayton charter school, and they pledge to investigate. 

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5:12 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Man Convicted Of Mercy Killing Dies In Prison

John Wise at trial in the murder of his wife
theintelligencer.net

A 68-year-old Ohio man imprisoned for fatally shooting his ailing wife in her hospital bed has died while serving his six-year sentence. 

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8:04 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Program To Help Local SNAP Recipients Get Fresh Produce

Franklin County Commissioners today are expected to approve spending 10 thousand dollars on a program to help low-income residents buy fresh produce at local farmers markets.

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7:57 am
Tue July 15, 2014

UA Voters To Decide Fate Of Proposed Income Tax Increase

Upper Arlington City Council last night voted to put a half-percent income tax increase on the November ballot.

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7:54 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Individuals, Law Firms Associated With Ohio AG's Office Donating To DeWine Charity

Credit State of Ohio

The Associated Press has learned attorneys, law firms and a lobbyist with a business stake at Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's office have contributed to a charity important to the Republican and his family.

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7:44 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Feds Reach Settlement Agreement With Pilot Flying J

Jimmy Haslam
Credit Cleveland Browns

Federal prosecutors say the truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has agreed to pay 92 million dollars in fines for cheating trucking companies out of promised fuel rebates and discounts.

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