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10:24 am
Thu September 27, 2012

2012 Gender Gap Could Be Historic, But Maybe Not For The Reason You'd Think

Supporters of Planned Parenthood wave banners during a rally for President Obama in Charlotte, N.C., on Sept. 4, ahead of the opening of the Democratic National Convention.
Mladen Antonov AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Thu September 27, 2012 1:26 pm

A slew of new presidential polls released this week not only confirm a long-established gender gap among voters, but also suggest that the male-female preference divide in this year's presidential contest could hit historic levels.

It may surprise that that divide appears not driven by social issues and arguments over reproductive care or choices, analysts say, but largely by the national conversation over the size of government.

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10:13 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Over-prescribing Anti-psychotic Drugs For Kids?

State child welfare officials are launching a one million dollar study to determine whether anti-psychotic drugs are being over-prescribed for kids on Medicaid, especially those in foster care.

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10:05 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Author To Discuss Health Effects Of Plant Emissions

A physician and advocate for clean air is in Cleveland today to talk with college students about the adverse health effects of emissions from coal-fired power plants.

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10:03 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Drive-by Shooting Suspect Arrested

A Columbus man is facing charges for his alleged role in a murder.

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10:00 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Removing Downtown Sewer Odors

Work is underway to eliminate sewer gasĀ odors in downtown Columbus.

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9:59 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Governor Signs Pension Bills

Governor John Kasich has signed a package of bills that supporters say shore up Ohio's five public pension funds.

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9:57 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Three Law Enforcement Officers Plead Not Guilty In Man's Death

Two Delaware County sheriff's deputies and a State Highway Patrol trooper have pleaded not guilty to charges that they improperly dealt with an intoxicated man who was later hit and killed by a car.

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9:54 am
Thu September 27, 2012

County Jail Inmate Attempts Suicide

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say a county jail inmate is hospitalized after hanging himself in his cell last week.

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9:52 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Guilty Plea In Muskingum County Slaying

A woman has pleaded guilty in Muskingum County to charges of killing another woman who was found raped and covered in burns with a rope around her neck along side a rural road.

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9:50 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Victoria's Secret Pulls Product Line Amid Complaints

The owner of Victoria's Secret is under fire for some Asian-inspired lingerie that some have deemed offensive.

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