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6:53 am
Tue July 7, 2015

Study: Ohio's Senior Population Outpacking Growth In Other Sectors

A study conducted for the state by Miami University shows the increase in Ohio's senior population is outpacing overall population growth.

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6:39 am
Tue July 7, 2015

Local Health Officials Considering Creation Of Needle Exchange Program

The rise of heroin usage and related hepatitis C infections in central Ohio has local health officials discussing plans to combat the issue, including a needle exchange program.

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6:36 am
Tue July 7, 2015

Anti-Fracking Group To Appeal Judicial Dismissal Of Lawsuit

A community activist group in Broadview Heights that opposes oil and gas wells in residential neighborhoods says it plans to appeal a judge's decision to dismiss its lawsuit.

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6:26 am
Tue July 7, 2015

Father Of DUI Victim Sues OHP

Annie Rooney
Credit annieroonie.com

The father of a Chillicothe attorney killed in a drunken driving crash has filed a lawsuit in the Ohio Court of Claims, alleging a state Highway Patrol dispatcher failed to notify a trooper about a reported reckless driver before the crash.

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6:15 am
Tue July 7, 2015

Court: Former ONG Member May Not Keep Ducks For Therapy

The 5th Ohio District Court of Appeals has ruled a former Ohio National Guard member in West Lafayette violated a local ban by keeping more than a dozen pet ducks to help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.

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5:53 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Cincinnati Police Say They're Prepared To Safeguard All-Star Events

Cincinnati Police Captail Mike Neville
Credit wvxu.org

Police in Cincinnati are expressing confidence that the city is ready to host baseball's All-Star Game even though a weekend melee raised questions about downtown safety. 

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7:25 am
Fri July 3, 2015

Four People Indicted For Promoting Slave Labor At Marion-Area Egg Farms

Credit Newark Advocate

Four people have been indicted on charges related to allegations of illegally bringing teenagers from Guatemala and forcing them to work long hours with little pay at egg farms in the Marion area last year.

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7:16 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Pfeiffer Says Redflex Contracts Reached, Amended Legally Under Municipal Codes

Columbus City Attorney Rick Pfeiffer
Credit youtube

Columbus city attorney Rick Pfeffer says the city's contract with a red-light traffic camera company embroiled in a federal bribery investigation was properly awarded and later modified.

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7:08 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Damage From Tanker Crash Forcing Replacement Of Bridge Over West Outerbelt

The Ohio Department of Transportation plans to replace the I-70 bridge over I-270 on the West side badly damaged yesterday when an overturned tanker truck carrying ethanol caught fire and forced closures.

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6:53 am
Thu July 2, 2015

State To Replace PARCC Tests With Those Of Research Institute

The Ohio Department of Education is starting work on a new series of student tests to be administered in the upcoming school year.

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6:37 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Jail Guard Sentenced For Fatal Crash

Scott Haslehurst
Credit Gahanna Police

A Gahanna man has pleaded guilty to causing a crash that killed one pedestrian and injured another last August.

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6:25 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Appeals Court Says West Jefferson Should Amend Parking Ordinance

The 12th Ohio District Court of Appeals has agreed with a West Jefferson woman who said her parking citation should be dismissed because the village ordinance was missing a comma.

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9:36 am
Wed July 1, 2015

Ohio Lawmakers Send Anti-Monopoly Measure To Fall Ballot

State lawmakers have sent a proposal to the fall ballot that would ban constitutional monopolies, an effort with the potential to scuttle marijuana legalization in the state. 

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9:28 am
Wed July 1, 2015

Blue Jackets Acquire Saad In Trade With Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks have traded forward Brandon Saad to the Columbus Blue Jackets in a seven-player deal. 

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7:09 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Steubenville H.S. Football Player Convicted In Rape Case To Attend Hocking College

Trent Mays
Credit Associated Press

A former Steubenville High School football player found guilty of delinquency counts in the 2012 rape of a 16-year-old girl will attend Hocking College this fall.

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6:56 am
Tue June 30, 2015

CMA To Honor Robinson On July 18

Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson

The celebration of the folk artist whose work focused on her childhood neighborhood in Columbus will continue next month.

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7:15 am
Fri June 26, 2015

Ballot Board Approves Cannabis Control Amendment For 2016 Ballot

The Ohio Ballot Board has cleared a marijuana legalization amendment for the November 2016 ballot. The board has certified the measure as a single ballot issue.

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7:12 am
Fri June 26, 2015

OSU Denies Defaming Waters

Ohio State University is denying in court filings the defamation claims raised by former marching band director Jon Waters.

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7:13 am
Thu June 25, 2015

Conference Committee Reaches Deal On State Budget Bill

A legislative conference committee has approved a deal seeking to settle key sticking points in the two-year state budget bill.

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7:08 am
Thu June 25, 2015

Ohio House Approves Anti-Marijuana Legalization Resolution

The Ohio House has approved a resolution designed to block an effort to put marijuana legalization measures before voters.

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