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6:38 am
Thu June 18, 2015

Husted Wants Voter Registrations Collected By Pro-Marijuana Group Scrutinized

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted
Credit State of Ohio

Voter registrations collected by a marijuana legalization campaign are to be closely scrutinized for potential fraud under orders of Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted.

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6:35 am
Thu June 18, 2015

Dayton Company Sold To NBA Team Owner

A bankruptcy judge has tentatively approved the sale of Dayton-based Standard Register to a company run by billionaire Glen Taylor, owner of the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves.

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6:36 am
Tue June 16, 2015

Charter School Accused Of Padding Attendance Roles

General Chappie James Leadership Academy
Credit wdtn.com

Republican State Auditor David Yost says a now-closed Dayton charter school called General Chappie James Leadership Academy padded its rolls by nearly half and improperly collected 1.1 million dollars in tax money.

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9:19 am
Mon June 15, 2015

Teenager Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of 4 At East Hudson Street Home

Police investigating the fatal shootings of four people at an Ohio home say they have arrested a teenager on murder and kidnapping charges. 

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2:06 am
Sat June 13, 2015

Hilltop Man Sentenced In Multi-State Bank Robbery Spree

William McBride Junior
Credit Columbus Division of Police

A Hilltop man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for committing bank robberies in four states including Ohio.

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2:01 am
Sat June 13, 2015

Probe Clears Online Charter School Of Improper Attendance Allegations

An online charter school has been cleared of allegations in an anonymous email that it failed to withdraw hundreds of chronically truant students in order to pad its rolls.

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7:23 am
Fri June 12, 2015

Judge Finds Probable Cause In Cases Of Officers Involved In Tamir Rice Shooting

Credit USA Today

Cuayhoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty says the case of two white Cleveland police officers involved in the shooting death of a 12-year-old African-American boy holding a pellet gun will go to a grand jury.

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6:53 am
Fri June 12, 2015

Pro-Marijuana Group Releases Study Of Impact Of Legalization

Republican Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters, who heads a task force on marijuana legalization, says his group has conducted an analysis of the potential impacts of decriminalization.

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6:48 am
Fri June 12, 2015

Urbana Woman Pleads Guilty To Running Cancer Hoax

Heather Gaus
Credit Dayton Daily News

Sentencing is scheduled July 14 for an Urbana woman who pleaded guilty this week to charges of faking brain cancer and accepting donations for her expenses.

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6:29 am
Fri June 12, 2015

Lovell Gets First Neil Armstrong Award

James Lovell
Credit jsc.nasa.gov

Ohio native and former astronaut James Lovell commander of the Apollo 13, has been chosen to receive the first Neil Armstrong Outstanding Achievement Award.

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6:35 am
Thu June 11, 2015

Marijuana Legalization Group Claims Success In Petition Drive

Backers of an effort to legalize medicinal and recreational marijuana use say they have collected more than enough valid petition signatures to qualify for the 2015 ballot.

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7:15 pm
Wed June 10, 2015

Panel Approves Requirement For Child-Proof Package On Liquid Nicotine

A legislative panel in Ohio has approved a bill that would require liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes to be sold in child-resistant packaging.  

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11:22 am
Tue June 9, 2015

Cleveland Activists Seek Arrest Of Cops Who Killed Tamir Rice

Tamir Rice
Credit Rice Family

A group of civil rights leaders, activists and clergy today is seeking arrest warrants for two Cleveland police officers involved in the 2014 shooting death of a 12-year-old African-American boy who was armed with a pellet gun.

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7:25 am
Tue June 9, 2015

New Mayor Of Akron To Resign On Wednesday

Garry Moneypenny
Credit ohio.com

Akron Mayor Garry Moneypenny says he's changed his mind and will resign on Wednesday after admitting he acted inappropriately with a female city employee when she tried to congratulate him on his new position.

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7:13 am
Tue June 9, 2015

Wife Of Convicted ONG Major Enters Alford Plea

Emily Kruse appears in court
Credit Union County Prosector's Office

The wife of an Ohio National Guard major convicted of sexually abusing three adopted daughters has entered a plea to charges of witness intimidation and obstructing justice.

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6:35 am
Tue June 9, 2015

Ohio Band Using Internet To Raise Money For New Album

The Ohio Players
Credit indiegogo.com

The Ohio Players, the funk act from Dayton that sold millions of records in the 1970s, is turning to crowdfunding to pay for a new album.

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6:28 am
Tue June 9, 2015

Casino Commission Releases May Revenue Figures

The Ohio Casino Control Commission says revenue at the state's four casinos increased in May from the month of April.

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2:09 am
Sat June 6, 2015

Thousands Of Students Qualify For OSU Tuition Affordability Effort

Ohio State University says 12,400 students will qualify for new need-based grants next year as part of the school's effort to make the university more affordable to low- and middle-income families.

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2:04 am
Sat June 6, 2015

Kasich Appoints Members Of New Police Standards Board

Ohio Governor John Kasich
Credit WCBE Files

Ohio Governor John Kasich has named the members of a first-ever Ohio police standards board that will lay out rules for law enforcement on the proper use of deadly force.

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6:20 pm
Fri June 5, 2015

Akron Mayor Admits To Inappropriate Behavior With Employee

Garry Moneypenny
Credit City of Akron

The recently appointed mayor of Akron says he acted inappropriately with a female city employee when she tried to congratulate him on his new job and he will not seek election to the office this fall as he'd previously announced. 

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