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9:40 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Annual Conference Emphasizes Advocacy For Ohio Crime Victims

An annual Ohio crime victims' rights conference is focusing on issues faced by a variety of individuals, from people with disabilities to the homeless. 

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9:38 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Medical Care For Ohio Veterans To Expand Under Air Force, VA pact

An agreement aimed at helping decrease wait times for veterans seeking medical care has been forged between Air Force and Veterans Affairs officials in Ohio. 

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2:08 am
Sat May 2, 2015

Columbus Fire Officials Expect To Spend Weekend At Scene Of South Side Blaze

Columbus firefighters battle four-alarm blaze at Marion Road plant
Credit Columbus Dispatch

South side residents near a large commercial warehouse that caught fire Friday afternoon and sent thick black smoke billowing into the air have been asked to stay inside, shut their windows and doors and avoid breathing in the smoke.

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10:18 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Feds Increase Reward For "Buckeye Bandit"

Credit Federal Bureau of Investigation

The FBI and Crime Stoppers have increased to 10 thousand dollars the award being offered for information leading to the arrest of a bank robber they have dubbed the "Buckeye Bandit."

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7:29 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Ohio Again Leads Nation In Tree City USA Communities

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says the state remains the national leader in the number of Tree City USA communities with 242.

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7:25 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Overdose Deaths Continue To Rise

The Ohio Department of Health says a record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2013.

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6:56 am
Fri May 1, 2015

SUPCO Rules Cleveland "Jock Tax" Unconstitutional

The facility formerly called "Cleveland Browns Stadium"
Credit cleveland.com

The Republican-controlled Ohio Supreme Court has ruled Cleveland's tax on professional athletes who work for short periods of time in the city unconstitutionally violates their due process rights. 

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6:35 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Community Relations Board Member Reprimanded For Social Media Postings

Blaine Griffin
Credit clecityhall.com

Cleveland Community Relations Board chair Blaine Griffin has been reprimanded and has issued an apology for several social media postings that referenced other sites of tension between police and the public and invited comments on whether the city should "be burned down."

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6:27 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Hocking College Selects New President

Betty Young
Credit hocking.edu

Hocking College in Nelsonville has promoted its interim president to take over on a full-time basis.

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6:11 am
Fri May 1, 2015

New BWC Billing System Begins In July

A new billing system will change how private businesses pay their workers' compensation premiums.

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6:36 am
Thu April 30, 2015

SUPCO Rejects Public Records Request Involving Columbus Police

Adam Saleh
Credit Columbus Division of Police

The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to dismiss a lawsuit against Columbus police seeking the complete files of a long-closed criminal case.

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5:37 pm
Tue April 28, 2015

Jeni's To Destroy 265 Tons Of Ice Cream

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is destroying more than 265 tons of ice cream after listeria was found in the production facility and in products last week. 

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7:02 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Improperly Canned Food Confirmed As Source Of Lancaster Botulism Outbreak

Cross Pointe Free Will Baptist Church
Credit WCBE Files

Ohio Department of Health officials say the likely source of the Lancaster botulism outbreak is home-canned potatoes used in a potato salad. 

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6:55 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Pickup Driver In Fatal Downtown Crash Not Competent To Stand Trial

Terrance Trent
Credit Columbus Division of Police

A court-appointed psychologist says the man accused of a killing two pedestrians when he crashed his vehicle into a school bus in downtown Columbus in December is incompetent to stand trial.

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6:37 am
Tue April 28, 2015

SUPCO Dismisses NARAL's Public Records Lawsuit Over ODH Communications With Right To Life Group

The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by an abortion rights group over a public records request seeking communication between the Ohio Department of Health  and an anti-abortion organization.

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6:34 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Medication Missing From Columbus Ambulances

Credit wikipedia.org

An investigation by Columbus police has found several bottles of medications went missing from two fire department ambulances during a 24-hour period in March.

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9:31 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Ohio Groups Get Nearly $1.9M To Assist Homeless Veterans

Eleven Ohio agencies will receive nearly $1.9 million to help homeless veterans find and maintain permanent housing. 

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2:29 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Judge Allows Waters' Discrimination Lawsuit Against OSU To Proceed

Judge James L. Graham
Credit WCBE Files

A federal district judge has ruled fired Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters' lawsuit against the school may proceed.

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2:15 am
Sat April 25, 2015

A&E Dropping Models Who Greet Store Patrons

Credit Getty Images

New Albany-based Abercrombie & Fitch is saying goodbye to the beefcake models who greet customers at its doors.

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2:03 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Jeni's Reports Listeria Found In More Pints Of Ice Cream

Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream founder Jeni Britton Bauer (L) and CEO John Lowe
Credit columbusceo.com

Columbus-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream says listeria has been found in other pints and in its local production facility.

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