The Two-Way
10:20 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Guilt First, Trial Later: Murder Charge For Chinese Politician's Wife

Gu Kailai, left, and her husband, Bo Xilai, in 2007. She's been charged with murder.
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  • Louisa Lim, reporting for the NPR Newscast

China's Xinhua news agency ends its report this morning on the murder case against a prominent politician's wife with this remarkable passage:

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Shots - Health Blog
10:18 am
Thu July 26, 2012

'Calling My Children' And The Faces Of AIDS

David Binder

Originally published on Sat February 2, 2013 10:06 am

Photographer David Binder began documenting stories about AIDS in the late 1980s and became well known for humanizing the epidemic for various publications, including Life magazine and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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News
10:07 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Romney camp courts small Ohio businesses

Republicans are hoping to win votes in the presidential race by staging events with small business owners in Ohio and other states this week. Democrats are firing back. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports. 

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10:05 am
Thu July 26, 2012

State releases BMI report

Ohio health officials are urging families with children to eat better and get more exercise after finding 1 in 3 school kids screened last year was overweight or obese. But there are questions about how to view the Body Mass Index. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports. 

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10:03 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Nash glad to be in New York

Former Blue Jacket Rick Nash told New York reporters yesterday he's glad to be out of Columbus. The five-time All-Star was traded to the Rangers Monday along with a prospect and a conditional third-round draft pick for three players and a first-round pick.  Nash asked the Jackets for a trade iearlier this year.

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10:00 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Bath Salts bust in Columbus

Local, State, and Federal authorities raided five businesses and one home yesterday to stop the spread of illegal bath salts. Several thousand packages of bath salts were seized from four businesses in the High Street and East Fifth Avenue areas, from one business on Worthington Galena Road, and from a local home. Franklin County Sheriff Zack Scott says two men were arrested, including one who was warned about trafficking in bath salts several weeks ago. 

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9:58 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Columbus woman gets early release from prison in 2005 slaying

A Columbus woman who pleaded guilty to killing a man in 2005 at a Springfield shopping mall was released from prison Wednesday following an Ohio Supreme Court decision involving one of her co-defendants. 26-year-old Mahogany Patterson was released three years early. She is one of four Columbus women convicted of killing John Deselem as they fled a robbery at a the mall. The conviction of Toneisha Gunnell was overturned by the high court last week. The state says Patterson's conviction has been overturned by an appelate court. 

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9:56 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Rare kidney transplants performed at OSU

Eight people are recovering at Ohio State University's Medical Center after a rare kidney transplant procedure.  Doctors performed an eight-person chain transplant yesterday for four people. The exchanges involve patients in need who get kidneys from non-matching donors. The hospital performed a six-way exchange last year. 

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9:55 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Motorist indicted for hitting police officer and bystander

A Franklin County grand jury has indicted a motorist who allegedly was under the influence when he ran into a Columbus police officer and a female bystander on an 1-71 ramp on July 15th. 41-year-old Alphonso Jennings III allegedly struck Sergeant Steve Livingston, who stopped to help a woman whose car had spun out of control. Both were seriously injured but are expected to recover. 

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9:54 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Company allegedly defrauded Columbus Schools

A Columbus tutoring company is under investigation for allegedly defrauding the Columbus schools.  Apostolic Faith Temple Incorporated is accused of billing the district for tutoring sessions that never took place.  The company allegedly signed students in and out of tutoring sessions without the students being present or engaged in the process.  District officials say they could recover more than 300-thousand dollars if fraud is found. 

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