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A Republican state lawmaker says she wouldn't have promoted her proposed Ohio ban of "sanctuary cities" on a radio show if she'd known that its host advocates white culture and power.

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The state has turned down 22 million out of 71 million dollars in federal charter school expansion grant money, saying enough potential schools will not meet the high performance ratings needed to qualify.

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The family of a concertgoer believed to have fallen five-stories to his death through a garbage chute at the Cleveland Indians' ballpark alleges the organization had been repeatedly warned about faulty locks and doors leading to those chutes.

Federal prosecutors say a former defense contractor convicted of mail fraud and making false claims while supplying non-conforming parts to the military has been sentenced to two years in prison.

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Realtors around the country and in Ohio are seeing a strong start to the traditional spring home-buying season.

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Sidney Crosby and Scott Wilson scored third period goals to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins over the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 last night in game five of their best-of-seven opening round playoff series.

A Columbus man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in Missouri for transporting four teenage girls to engage in prostitution.

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The Ohio Inspector General's office says Belmont Correctional Institution warden Michele Miller improperly offered inmates credit for community-service hours in exchange for 1 dollar donations to charities of her choice.

The U.S. Supreme Court has sided with Akron-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber in a dispute over a 2.7 million dollar judgment the company and its lawyers were ordered to pay in a personal injury case.

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The Texas company building a high-pressure natural gas pipeline in Ohio has been issued violation notices by the state EPA for spilling drilling mud in separate wetlands.

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Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says if elected governor he would push for mandatory K-12 anti-drug education as part of the state's efforts to fight the opioid epidemic.

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Ohio Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni is leaving his post to devote more time to his gubernatorial bid.

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The U.S. Olympic champion who raised his black-gloved fist during a 1968 medal ceremony says he's proud to see current professional athletes drawing attention to racial inequality and social injustice using peaceful protests during the national anthem.

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The Mexican-born Butler County woman with four U.S.-born children living was deported yesterday.

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The Cuayhoga Falls restaurant owned by televangelist Ernest Angley closed without warning on Tuesday, weeks after a court ordered him to pay 388 thousand to a group of unpaid employees 

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An International Space Station supply ship named for the late former astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn of Ohio blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida yesterday.

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The increase in construction of natural gas power plants in Ohio is putting the industry on track to replace coal as the dominant source of electricity in the state.

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The Columbus man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting an employee at a downtown bank last year has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.

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A Butler County grand jury has indicted Republican State Representative Wes Retherford on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence.

The Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review has approved new rules for medical marijuana cultivators, including application and license fees.

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