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12:28 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Strickland Accepts Position At Policy Center

Ohio's former governor has been named head of the advocacy arm of a progressive think tank in Washington. Democrat Ted Strickland says he'll become president of the Center for American Progress Action Fund next month. 

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10:07 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Work Begins To Set Up Summer Food Programs For Kids

Lawmakers, food bank and school representatives and other stakeholders met in Grove City this week to discuss ways to increase participation in the summer food service program, which provides meals to children from low-income families.

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10:00 am
Wed March 19, 2014

State Grant To Improve Stadium At Pro Football HOF

The state of Ohio will give a $10 million grant to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton to reconstruct Fawcett Stadium, the field where the annual enshrinement and Hall of Fame game take place. 

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9:47 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Ohio House Splits Governor's Budget Into Several Bills

Republican House Speaker Bill Batchelder says Governor Kasich's midterm budget is being divided into 14 separate bills. 

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9:44 am
Wed March 19, 2014

More Mumps Cases At OSU

Five more cases of mumps have been confirmed in an outbreak at Ohio State University, raising the total to 28.  

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9:41 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Kasich Unveils Capital Budget Proposal

Ohio Governor John Kasich has unveiled a nearly $2.4 billion construction budget to fund a host of community, school, park and prison projects. 

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4:58 am
Wed March 19, 2014

CCS Board Votes To Terminate 3 More Principals In Data Scrubbing Scandal

Senior Mackenzie Collier asks board to spare principal
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The Columbus City Schools board voted unanimously last night to cut three principals involved in the districts data-scrubbing scandal, despite last minute appeals from its constituents. Alison Holm reports.

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12:26 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Local Shooting Prompts Police To Seek Tips From Public

Columbus police are asking for the public's help in finding the person who shot and wounded a 19-year-old man last night.

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12:25 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Fireworks To Be Used To Get Rid Of Geese Near Olentangy River

The city of Columbus plans to use fireworks and lasers to scare away the geese officials say are thwarting efforts to develop newly widened Olentangy River banks.

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12:22 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Oil Spill At Ohio Nature Preserve

Ohio EPA officials say oil from a leaky pipeline traveled a mile down a stream into an acre of wetlands at the Glen Oak Nature Preserve in Colerain Township last night.

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7:25 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Regulators Approve Wind Farm For Hardin, Logan Counties

Work will soon begin to build a wind farm in Logan and Hardin counties.

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6:56 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Suspension Won't Be Removed From CCS Finger-pointing Student's Record

A ten-year-old Columbus boy suspended for pointing his finger  at a classmate and pretending it was a gun will not have his punishment removed from his record. 

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6:52 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Mumps Cases At OSU Increase

Columbus Public Health officials say they have confirmed 23 cases of mumps at Ohio State University.

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6:45 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Rocks Thrown Along Local Highway Damage Vehicles

Columbus police are talking to drivers whose cars were damaged by rocks thrown along I-70 last night.

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6:43 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Local Animal Shelter Reopens

A Licking County animal shelter has reopened two weeks after the parvo virus killed a litter of puppies.

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6:42 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Services Pending For Drowned Local Kayaker

Funeral services are pending for an Otterbein University athlete who drowned in a Hilliard lake.

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6:38 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Sentencing In Burned Body Case

The man accused of shooting his cousin and setting the body ablaze has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison under a plea deal.

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6:36 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Local High School Teaching Use Of Drones

A Springfield high school is using a course involving drone simulations to spark students' interest in technology careers.

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9:00 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Tesla Motors Battles Over Right To Sell Directly To Consumers

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Ohio auto dealers are sparring at the Statehouse with California-based automaker Tesla, which sells next-generation electric cars from Ohio storefronts.

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8:48 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

State GOP Chair Denies Any Role In Striking Libertarian Candidates From The Ballot

The head of the Ohio Republican Party denies he or the organization is behind the challenges to Libertarian Candidate Charlie Earl.

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