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State Auditor David Yost has ordered an examination of all cyber schools' data collection practices after his office found the state's largest online charter school operator lacked adequate systems to track the time students spent learning.

Ohio Public Radio

The backers of the failed 2015 state ballot measure to legalize medical and recreational marijuana are now proposing to build a large growing and manufacturing facility in Wilmington.

For the third time in four months, state tax revenues have fallen short of projections.

The Ohio Casino Control Commission says revenue at the state's four casinos declined in February, but rose at Ohio's seven racinos as compared with last year.


The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency says half of the state's public drinking water systems are in danger of missing a deadline requiring them to map out their lead pipes. 

Columbus State Community College has closed for the day after a man pulled out a gun in a campus building. 

A charity that operated in Columbus and Toledo has been closed amid allegations its operator kept much of the money raised. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Federal prosecutors say the man authorities call the "Buckeye Bandit" has pleaded guilty to robbing eight central Ohio banks since 2013.


Former Ohio Democratic Congresswoman Betty Sutton today will announce plans to run for Ohio Governor next year.


Wright State University near Dayton has hired the school's first female president.


The city of Washington Court House is trying to fight the opioid epidemic by citing drug users who are revived with naloxone.

Madison County Sheriff's Office

The former Mt. Sterling village administrator has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing nearly one million dollars from the village.

State of Ohio

Republican State Representative Robert Sprague says he will run for Ohio treasurer next year.

An East Liverpool woman was sentenced today to jail time for voter fraud. 


The U.S. National Whitewater Center in North Carolina can't reopen for whitewater sports this year until Mecklenburg County issues a newly required permit for the facility where a Westerville girl contracted a fatal infection last summer. 


Investigative reports say former Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmyer, who admitted stealing prescription drugs, had been abusing Vicodin he obtained from multiple doctors for more than four years.


A review has raised questions about police actions at the New Year's Eve celebration in Yellow Spring this year after hundreds of residents complained about what they called heavy-handed tactics.

Hickory Farms' plan to move its headquarters from Toledo to Chicago is drawing protests.


The former home of Cincinnati-based King Records will stay intact for at least the next six months after a hearing on whether the building's owner may demolish the structure was continued.


Film maker Gabrielle Burton says she did not plan for her documentary about the drag queen scene in Columbus to achieve wider distribution at a time of political and cultural division.