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President Trump says the U.S. must have the best, fastest and most reliable infrastructure in the world.

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Former Columbus City Council member Michelle Mills has been placed on leave from her job as head of St. Stephen's Community House while authorities investigate organizational spending.

columbusunderground.com

State transportation officials estimate 12 to 15-thousand shoppers will swarm the new IKEA store at Polaris when it opens today. 

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Sears and Kmart are expected to close 72 more stores nationwide by September, including those at Eastland and Westland malls.

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A Franklin County man sentenced to life in prison for strangling his wife is set to be released under a new plea agreement, after the county coroner changed the woman's manner of death.

Associated Press via npr.org

Eight of the fifteen people wounded in a Cincinnati nightclub shooting are suing the club, the owner and the owner of the building.

Ohio Public Radio

The state budget office is reporting income tax revenues were below projections in May.

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One of the nation’s largest health insurers says it will stop offering policies in the Ohio marketplace set up under the Affordable Care Act.

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A Franklin County Court has struck down some provisions of the so called "Christmas Tree Bill" passed by state lawmakers at the end of last year.

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Democratic Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley, Democratic Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Democratic Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther are  joining an effort to reverse the effects of global climate change. 

Ohio Public Radio

The cities of Dayton and Lorain are suing drug companies amid the state's opioid crisis.

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Reynoldsburg police say New York Giants wide receiver Roger Lewis Junior was arrested early Sunday morning for operating a vehicle under the influence.

cair-columbus.com

Columbus police say there is not enough evidence to file hate crime charges against a white man who an advocacy group says attacked a Somali woman over the weekend.

emaze.com

Columbus City Council last night formally codified Mayor Andy Ginther's executive orders issued earlier this year regarding immigration.

After 13 seasons, Ohio State University and men's basketball coach Thad Matta say they have mutually agreed to part ways. 

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More than 150 people held a demonstration outside of the Ohio Supreme Court building in Columbus on Saturday.

cair-columbus.com

The local chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is asking Columbus police to investigate Saturday night's beating of a Somali woman by a white man as a hate crime.

bls.gov

Ohio State University is considering whether to require employees and their same-sex partners to be married in order to receive domestic partner benefits starting in 2019.

cincinnati.com

The City of Cincinnati will voluntarily update a 15-year-old policing plan crafted in the wake of an officer-involved shooting and riots.

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Ohio's Third Frontier Commission has released its requests for proposals involving scientific breakthroughs that could help solve the U.S. opioid crisis, and for the manager of a related technology challenge.

stria.com

Nearly all of Ohio’s public school students are taking tests online.

act.org

More than 1 thousand Ohio high school students whose ACT college-entrance exams were invalidated by the tests' provider will receive their scores after all.

Ohio EPA

Ohio's environmental watchdog agency has increased the proposed penalty for the builder of a high-pressure natural gas pipeline after tests found diesel fuel in drilling mud spilled into a wetland.

Ohio Public Radio

Some Ohio businesses are dismayed by President Trump’s decision to back out of the global agreement to fight climate change.

Heath Police

A Newark police officer charged with domestic violence last year was fired on Friday.

MOPRC Issues Air Quality Alert For Saturday

Jun 2, 2017

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission has issued an Air Quality Alert for tomorrow.

Some AEP Ohio customers will see a credit on their electric bills this month. 

The Franklin County Coroner has identified the body of the woman found Wednesday on the side of Big Run Road East near Gantz Road. 

ci.pickerington.oh.us

A Republican Pickerington City Council member has been sentenced to enroll in a three-day driver intervention program and serve one year of probation after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving charge.

abcnews.com

Records show the man authorities say was responsible for a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University last year left behind a torn-up note in which he urged his family to stop being "moderate" Muslims.

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