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6:25 pm
Wed May 6, 2015

Source of Jeni's Ice Cream Contamination Discovered

The CEO of Columbus-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream's says the source of the listeria bacteria that shut down production and distribution in six states has been traced to the spout of a pint-filling machine. 

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10:03 am
Wed May 6, 2015

Senator Proposes Law Requiring The Use Of Bike Helmets For Youth

Eric Hagen

A Republican state senator is pushing for a law requiring that all youth under the age of 16 wear a bike helmet. 

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9:50 am
Wed May 6, 2015

8 Candidates To Battle For 4 City Council Seats

In the race for eight Columbus City Council spots on the November ballot, Democrats Michael Stinziano, Michelle Mills, Zach Klein and Jaiza Page finished in the top four. 

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9:38 am
Wed May 6, 2015

School Levy Requests Do Well

Five of six Central Ohio school levies were approved yesterday, but the lone failure looms large for Buckeye Lake residents.  

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9:31 am
Wed May 6, 2015

Ginther Cruises In Primary, Tighter Race For Second

andrewginther.com

First place in last night's non-partisan Columbus mayoral race was not much of a surprise, but second place was a close race.  

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6:51 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

Lawmakers Duel Over Anonymous Allegations Against Online Charter School

State Representative Teresa Fedor
Credit cleveland.com

A Democratic state lawmaker is blasting the Ohio Department of Education for an anonymous e-mail about attendance at an online charter school, but another is holding back. 

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6:45 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

Rare Declaration Of Independence Copy Set For Ohio Display

A rare Declaration of Independence print published more than two centuries ago and tucked away in historical archives in Ohio for more than 140 years will be displayed publicly for the first time by a Cincinnati museum.

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9:34 am
Tue May 5, 2015

City Says Site Of Four-Alarm Fire Was Deemed Unsafe Last Fall

Credit Columbus Dispatch

Columbus city inspectors last fall determined the recycling facility where a four-alarm fire broke out last Friday was unsafe.

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7:17 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Local Woman Sentenced For Causing Her Mother's Death

Mary Strawser
Credit whio.com

A Logan County woman was sentenced yesterday to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to charges of causing her 100-year-old mother's death by severe neglect.

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7:14 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Council Approves Tax Break, Money For New 5th Avenue Bridge

Columbus City Council Chambers
Credit WCBE Files

Columbus City Council last night approved a 9.7 million dollar contract to build a new bridge on West Fifth Avenue over the Scioto River.

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7:03 am
Tue May 5, 2015

State To Implement New Standards For Police

Ohio Governor John Kasich with member of his police task force speak in Cleveland yesterday
Credit cleveland.com

A set of statewide standards will soon be in place for Ohio police officers.

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6:40 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Chief Justice Says No To Eliminating Grand Juries

Maureen O'Connor
Credit State of Ohio

Republican Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor has told Democratic State Senator Sandra Williams the court is powerless to get rid of the grand jury process.

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6:37 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Fire Damages American Legion Headquarters

Credit nbc26.tv

Fire officials in Delaware County are searching for the cause of yesterday's a two-alarm blaze that damaged a portion of the American Legion’s Ohio headquarters building.

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6:28 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Hocking College Adding Athletic Programs

Hocking College in Nelsonville is planning to offer some athletic programs.

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6:26 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Attendance Complaints Against Ohio Virtual Academy Sent To State Auditor

Two state lawmakers have referred to the state auditor's office allegations an online charter school failed to disenroll hundreds of chronically truant students in order to pad its rolls.

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9:40 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Annual Conference Emphasizes Advocacy For Ohio Crime Victims

An annual Ohio crime victims' rights conference is focusing on issues faced by a variety of individuals, from people with disabilities to the homeless. 

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9:38 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Medical Care For Ohio Veterans To Expand Under Air Force, VA pact

Credit medicine.wright.edu

An agreement aimed at helping decrease wait times for veterans seeking medical care has been forged between Air Force and Veterans Affairs officials in Ohio. 

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2:08 am
Sat May 2, 2015

Columbus Fire Officials Expect To Spend Weekend At Scene Of South Side Blaze

Columbus firefighters battle four-alarm blaze at Marion Road plant
Credit Columbus Dispatch

South side residents near a large commercial warehouse that caught fire Friday afternoon and sent thick black smoke billowing into the air have been asked to stay inside, shut their windows and doors and avoid breathing in the smoke.

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10:18 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Feds Increase Reward For "Buckeye Bandit"

Credit Federal Bureau of Investigation

The FBI and Crime Stoppers have increased to 10 thousand dollars the award being offered for information leading to the arrest of a bank robber they have dubbed the "Buckeye Bandit."

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10:14 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Weekend Marathon Forcing Several Columbus Street Closures

Credit capitalcityhalfmarathon.com

The City of Columbus says several downtown roads will be closed tonight at 7 p.m. for the Capital City Half Marathon.

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