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9:34 am
Fri March 20, 2015

Ohio Man To Get Compensation For Wrongful Imprisonment

Ricky Jackson meets with reporters following his release from prison
Credit cleveland.com

The Ohio Court of Claims has ruled a Cleveland man will receive just over 1 million dollars from the state for wrongfully imprisoning him for 39 years. 

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9:28 am
Fri March 20, 2015

February State Jobless Rate Unchanged

Ohio's unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in February, unchanged from the previous two months.

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7:34 am
Fri March 20, 2015

New Adoption Records Law Now In Effect

Wendy Barkett, signing a poster on the wall at a gathering of adoptees in Columbus on Thursday
Credit Ohio Public Radio

400 thousand adoptees today may begin to take advantage of a state law giving them access to their adoption files and birth certificates.

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7:11 am
Fri March 20, 2015

Kasich Says State Will Replace Buckeye Lake Dam

Governor John Kasich meets in Columbus with department and emergency management officials Thursday to discuss plans to fix the Buckeye Lake dam.
Credit Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Governor John Kasich says the process of replacing a faulty earthen dam at Buckeye Lake will begin immediately and the water will be kept at lower winter levels in the meantime, a move likely to hurt tourism. 

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6:26 am
Fri March 20, 2015

Japan Says Its Companies Have Created Thousands Of Ohio Jobs

The Consule General of Japan says 422 Japanese business facilities in Ohio are providing a total of nearly 71 thousand direct jobs. 

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10:14 am
Thu March 19, 2015

PUCO Approves AEP Disconnection Plan

Credit aeptexas.com

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has approved a request by Columbus-based American Electric Power to remotely disconnect the electricity of 132 thousand central Ohio customers who have smart meters but have not paid their bills.

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7:22 am
Thu March 19, 2015

POTUS Tells Cleveland Audience His Economic Policies Are Clearly Working

President Obama at the City Club of Cleveland
Credit Toledo Blade

President Obama challenged Republican budget priorities during a speech in Cleveland yesterday, saying they are based on economic theories that do not work.

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7:13 am
Thu March 19, 2015

Two Studies Examine Rates And Causes Of Suicide

A new Ohio State University study shows adolescents and young adults living in rural areas are more likely to commit suicide than those in urban areas.

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7:09 am
Thu March 19, 2015

Cause Of Fatal Washington Court House Fire Officially Undetermined

Credit Associated Press

State Fire Marshal's investigators say an explosion of liquefied petroleum gas probably caused the December 26 house fire in Washington Court House that killed a woman and her three grandsons.

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10:27 am
Wed March 18, 2015

Kasich's office: Trip For Netanyahu's Speech Costs $3,462

Ohio Governor John Kasich's  office says his trip to attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress this month cost taxpayers about $3,462.  

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10:21 am
Wed March 18, 2015

Hundreds Attend Buckeye Lake Meeting After Faulty Dam Report

Nearly 500 residents and business owners attended a public meeting to discuss threats to a central Ohio lake following a report of potential catastrophic failure at its dam. 

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7:57 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Judge Upholds Constitutionality Of State Ballot Access Law

A federal judge says ballot access limits imposed last year on minor parties in Ohio do not violate the U.S. Constitution.

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7:10 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Arrest Made In 2008 Local Murder

Charles Greene
Credit dailymail.co.uk

Columbus police have made an arrest in the murder of an 81-year-old woman whose body was found in a wishing well behind a rental home she owned. 

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6:53 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Study: Columbus Second Most Economically Segregated City In U.S.

The cover page of the new analysis of economic segregation in American cities, prepared by the University of Toronto.
Credit utoronto.ca

A study of where groups of people live concludes that Columbus is one of the nation's most economically segregated major metro areas.

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6:39 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Ohio Resolution Challenges Connecticut's Claim Of First In Flight

The Wright Brothers
Credit wikipedia

A resolution moving through the Statehouse challenges Connecticut's insistence that one of its aviators beat the Wright brothers of Dayton to the first successful airplane flight by two years.

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9:31 am
Mon March 16, 2015

Ohio Officials To Discuss Situation At Faulty Dam

Ohio emergency management officials plan to discuss the precarious situation with a faulty dam at Buckeye Lake. 

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9:21 am
Mon March 16, 2015

State Advises Ohioans To Be Cautious Burning Spring Debris

State natural resources officials are reminding Ohioans about outdoor burning regulations for spring as warmer weather approaches. 

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2:12 am
Sun March 15, 2015

Baseball Great Al Rosen Passes Away

Al Rosen
Credit wikipedia

Al Rosen, the muscular third baseman who won the 1953 American League Most Valuable Player award and played on the last Cleveland Indians team to win the World Series, has died.

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2:38 am
Sat March 14, 2015

SWACO Closing Golf Course

Credit assuredllc.com

The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio has decided to close a golf course built on a former landfill in Jackson Township.

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2:33 am
Sat March 14, 2015

Coingate's Noe Seeks Clemency

Tom Noe
Credit WCBE files

A former Toledo area coin dealer who raised money for Ohio Republicans before being convicted in a state investment scandal is asking the state for clemency.

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