News
7:13 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Moratorium On Local Parking Permits Extended

Columbus City Council last night voted to extend a moratorium on issuing any new parking permits in the Short North and Italian Village until December 31st.

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News
7:01 am
Tue September 16, 2014

State Auditor Candidates Debate In Cleveland

Three candidates for state auditor debated at the City Club of Cleveland yesterday over JobsOhio, charter schools and local government funding.

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News
6:55 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Galloway Teen Wearing Gang Mask Shot Breaking Into Home

Reb Barbee
Credit tollestech.com

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say a Galloway teenager was shot and killed while breaking into a neighbor's home on Sunday. 

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Politics
6:49 am
Tue September 16, 2014

How To Measure Success Against The New Monster In The Middle East?

President Obama addresses the nation from the Cross Hall in the White House on Sept. 10. Obama ordered the United States into a broad military campaign to degrade and ultimately destroy militants in two volatile Middle East nations, authorizing airstrikes inside Syria for the first time, as well as an expansion of strikes in Iraq.
Saul Loeb AP

Originally published on Tue September 16, 2014 3:06 pm

Over the weekend, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough was asked on NBC's Meet the Press what victory would look like in the new struggle against Islamist extremists in Iraq.

"Success looks like an ISIL that no longer threatens our friends in the region, that no longer threatens the United States," McDonough said.

Vague as that is, it may be the best answer available at the moment. And that is a problem.

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News
6:47 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Husband Of Former Clerk Of Courts Enters Guilty Plea

David Smalley in court
Credit Lancaster Eagle Gazette

Sentencing is pending for the husband of Fairfield County's former clerk of courts.

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The Two-Way
6:47 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Suicide Bombing In Kabul Kills 3 NATO Troops

A U.S. soldier stands guard near a damaged vehicle at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul on Tuesday.
Mohammad Ismail Reuters/Landov

Originally published on Tue September 16, 2014 4:07 pm

The Taliban has claimed credit for a suicide attack on a military convoy just yards from the U.S. Embassy in Kabul that killed at least three NATO soldiers and wounded nearly 20 other troops and civilians.

NPR's Sean Carberry, reporting from the Afghan capital, says the car bomb was detonated on one of the busiest streets in the city during rush hour.

"It shook the capital and set off alarms at the embassy," he says.

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News
6:44 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Samples Test Negative For Enterovirus D68

Columbus Public Health officials say samples taken from young children and sent to the Centers for Disease Control have so far tested negative for Enterovirus D68. 

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News
6:41 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Parents Rally In Support Of Reynoldsburg Teachers

Hundreds of parents of Reynoldsburg schools students rallied last night outside the district's offices, urging the school board to make a deal with the teachers union in order to avoid a strike.

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Business
5:17 am
Tue September 16, 2014

With Debt Collection, Your Bank Account Could Be At Risk

Conrad Goetzinger and Cassandra Rose struggle to pay their bills as $760 is garnished from their paychecks every two weeks by debt collectors. Twice, Goetzinger's bank account has been emptied by collectors after he failed to payoff a loan for a laptop.
Eric Francis AP for ProPublica

Originally published on Tue September 16, 2014 8:36 am

Kari Fiotti moved back to Omaha, Neb., in 2009 after a decade living in Italy. She had divorced her husband and returned to the U.S. to start a new life.

Then, Fiotti, 44, took a pricey fall.

"When I came back, I fell and I broke my wrist without insurance," she says.

Her doctor, she says, rejected her offer to make partial payments. So, like millions of Americans, her debt — which had grown to $1,640 with interest and fees — was turned over to collectors.

Fiotti soon learned how hard they would try to collect her unpaid bills.

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NPR Story
5:16 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Coca-Cola Revives Surge, A Citrus-Flavored Soda

Originally published on Tue September 16, 2014 7:59 am

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

And today's last word in Business is a surge of nostalgia. Yesterday Coca Cola revived Surge, its 1990s-era citrus-flavored soda.

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

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