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7:10 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Governor Inks Bill To Cover Pets In Protection Orders

Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed a bill allowing cats, dogs and other pets to be included within the scope of protection orders obtained by victims of domestic violence or other offenses. 

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7:07 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Ohio Enacts Law Shielding Execution Drug Sources

Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed a bill into law shielding the names of companies that provide the state with lethal injection drugs. 

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7:02 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Kasich Signs Traffic Camera Restrictions

Ohio's governor has signed a bill to require a police officer's presence for tickets to be issued from traffic cameras. The legislation would regulate the statewide use of the devices, though opponents say it's tantamount to a ban. 

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6:47 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

First Female Commander Of Ohio Guard To Leave Post

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The commander of the Ohio National Guard is stepping down next year. 

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6:24 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Judge Leaving OSU Board Of Trustees

Judge Algenon Marbley
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A federal district  judge is resigning his seat as an Ohio State University trustee to resolve an ethics investigation over his job teaching at the university's law school.

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6:16 am
Fri December 19, 2014

State Prison Escapee Recaptured 22 Years Later

Roger Perdue
Credit New York Daily News

A man who escaped from the London Correctional Institution more than 22 years ago has been arrested in Indiana.

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6:14 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Legal Settlement Means Free Bag Of Mulch For Some

A Columbus company accused of selling bags of mulch that were not full will offer consumers a free bag this spring under a settlement with the Ohio Attorney General's office.

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5:58 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Kasich Vows To Crack Down On Bad Charter Schools

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich says he plans to push against political adversaries during his second term, as he tries to enact restrictions on charter schools and reach a satisfactory compromise on renewable-energy mandates.

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6:55 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Retiring

Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Michael Jeffries has announced his retirement, effective immediately. 

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11:03 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Meyer Thankful For Playoff But Concerned About Players' Families

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Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State have been selected to play in the first College Football Playoff.  

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10:45 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Funds Available For School Mentorship Program

Ohio education officials say $10 million is available for a new school mentorship program.  

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10:33 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Ohio Unit To Deploy To Protect US Capital

An Ohio National Guard unit will deploy to the nation's capital to help protect against terrorism and other threats from the sky. 

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12:01 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Ohio May Widen Anti-Discrimination Policy

A member of the State Board of Education says she wants to amend Ohio public schools' operating policies to prohibit employment discrimination based on sexual orientation. 

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10:43 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Justices: College Tax Break Not For Private Owners

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that private property owners that lease to community colleges aren't entitled to property tax exemptions available to the institutions. 

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6:34 pm
Fri November 28, 2014

Mom: Missing OSU Player Texted About Concussions

Kosta Karageorge
cleveland.com

The mother of a missing Ohio State football player has told police he texted her about his prior concussions the morning he disappeared. 

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12:29 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Ohio Police Probe Shooting Of Boy With Replica Gun

Tamir Rice
Credit dailymail.co.uk

A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot by Cleveland police after allegedly brandishing what turned out to be a BB gun, triggering an investigation into his death and a legislator's call for such weapons to be brightly colored or bear special markings. 

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6:56 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Defendant In Bribery Scheme At State Treasurer's Office Sentenced

Mohammad Alo
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A conspirator in a bribery scheme involving a former deputy state treasurer has been sentenced to four years in prison. 

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10:43 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Ohio Farmers See Big Jump In Property Taxes

Lowell Wolff talks about rising property taxes on his dairy farm near Mallet Creek, Ohio
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Ohio farmers are seeing  their property taxes increase at a time when grain prices along with demand for  corn and soy beans have declined. 

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10:41 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Ohio To Add More Housing For Recovering Addicts

The state plans to invest 10 million dollars to expand housing options for recovering drug addicts. 

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10:20 am
Mon November 3, 2014

Bill Seeks To Make E-Cigarette Liquid Childproof

A bill introduced in the state legislature seeks to make sure that children cannot get into liquid used in electronic cigarettes. 

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