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7:56 pm
Tue March 24, 2015

Legislature Insists On Wright Brothers Primacy In Flight

Wilbur and Orville Wright
Credit Ohio Historical Society

Supporters of Dayton's Wright Brothers are applauding an Ohio resolution defending the famous aviators' place in history as the first in flight. 

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7:08 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Existing Home Sales Rose In February

Existing home sales rose on the local, state and national levels last month.

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6:43 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Feds Release Latest ACA Sign-Up Numbers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Serices says more than 234 thousand Ohioans signed up for health coverage or renewed health plans in the federally run insurance marketplace during the open enrollment period that ended last month.

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6:39 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Auto Club Opposes Proposed Speed Limit Increase

Ohio Triple-A says it opposes the proposal to boost the speed limit to 75 mph on the Turnpike and rural interstate highways due to safety concerns.

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6:33 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Trial Of Former State Lawmaker Begins

Peter Beck
Credit State of Ohio

The trial of a former Republican state lawmaker accused of misleading investors about a company's financial status and using their money for personal gain has begun after numerous delays.  

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9:37 am
Mon March 23, 2015

Judge Blocks New Ohio Law On Traffic Camera Use

Lucas County Judge Dean Mandros
Credit Toledo Blade

A judge has temporarily blocked a new state law sharply restricting cities use of traffic enforcement cameras. 

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9:26 am
Mon March 23, 2015

Columbus Police: Officer Shot Man During Struggle

Columbus police say an officer shot and killed an armed man who attacked while the officer was taking a police report about threats the man's family said he had made against them. 

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2:07 am
Sun March 22, 2015

No Injuries Reported Out Of Upper Arlington House Explosion

Credit wnct.com

Natural gas is suspected as the cause of a house explosion in  Upper Arlington that damaged seven to nine neighboring structures.

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2:03 am
Sun March 22, 2015

Former Lawmaker, Mayor Jack Ford Passes Away

Jack Ford
Credit Toledo Blade

Toledo Democrat Jack Ford, a council member and former mayor and state lawmaker known for encouraging political newcomers in whom he saw potential, has died.

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7:07 pm
Fri March 20, 2015

Ohio Sheriff Sentenced To 7 Years For Public Corruption

Credit woub.org

The suspended Athens County Sheriff found guilty of more than a dozen public corruption charges has been sentenced to seven years in prison. 

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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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