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9:48 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Eyeing Summer Events, Ohio Officials Urge Vaccines

Health officials tracking measles and mumps outbreaks in Ohio are urging residents to stay up-to-date on immunizations to prevent illnesses from spreading.  

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9:38 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Low Voter Turnout In Franklin County Mirrors State

The Ohio Secretary of State's office reports voter turnout for Tuesday's primary election was less than in the last comparable primary for governor and other statewide offices. 

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9:30 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Columbus Zoo Levy Fails, Cleveland Sports Tax Passes

Voters in Ohio's two largest counties have gone in opposite directions on using taxpayers' money for leisure pursuits. 

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12:51 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Study Finds Baby Safety Gates Aren't Always Safe

A new study by researchers at Children's Hospital in Columbus shows 2 thousand kids are treated at emergency rooms each year from injuries resulting from falls through or climbing onto safety gates.

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12:45 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Ohio Bill Aims To Help Veterans With College, Jobs

A bill aimed at making it easier for Ohio veterans to get college and professional licensing credit for their military experience is on its way to the state Senate. 

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7:42 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Ohio Libertarian Ballot Case In Play At High Court

Ohio Libertarians continue to fight for ballot access for their gubernatorial candidate after another legal defeat at the U.S. Supreme Court. 

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7:38 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

House GOP Wants Special Counsel To Probe IRS

House Republican leaders say they want the Justice Department to appoint a special counsel to investigate the Internal Revenue Service over the way agents scrutinized applications by tea party groups for tax exempt status. 

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7:33 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Groups Tout Outreach Behind Ohio Health Sign-Ups

Groups in Ohio who helped enroll residents in health plans through the federal insurance marketplace say in-person assistance was key to getting people to sign up, particularly minorities. 

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6:55 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Appeals Court Upholds Conviction, Sentence For Dimora

Jimmy Dimora
Credit cleveland.com

A federal appeals court in Cincinnati has upheld former Cuayhoga County Commissioner and former county Democratic party chair Jimmy Dimora's conviction and sentence in a public corruption case.

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6:44 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Group Wants Nike To Stop Using Chief Wahoo Logo

A Native American group wants sports apparel maker Nike to stop producing and selling products that feature the Cleveland Indians' mascot Chief Wahoo.

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12:30 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Lawsuit Aims To Strike Down Ohio Gay Marriage Ban

Civil rights attorneys have filed a lawsuit seeking to strike down Ohio's gay marriage ban and to allow same-sex couples to marry in the state. 

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12:27 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Mumps Outbreak At Nearly 300 Cases

Public health officials say a mumps outbreak in central Ohio has reached 295 cases. That's about three-quarters of all the reported cases nationwide. 

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10:28 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Fired Ohio Teacher Petitions US Supreme Court

A public school science instructor who was fired for refusing to remove religious materials from his classroom has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review a state court's decision to uphold his dismissal.

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10:25 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Franklin, Urbana Universities Merge

Urbana University in western Ohio will be a subsidiary of Franklin University in central Ohio under a partnership agreement announced by both schools. 

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9:28 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Authorities Warn Of Sinkhole Risk At Old Ohio Mine

County and state officials have issued a warning about possible sinkholes developing above an abandoned limestone mine in eastern Ohio and are asking the public to avoid the area. 

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7:09 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Arrest Warrant Issued For Ohio Ex-Deputy Treasurer

Amer Ahmad
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Prosecutors on Friday issued an arrest warrant for a former Ohio deputy treasurer who pleaded guilty in December to federal charges in a kickback scheme, after receiving information he violated terms of his release. 

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6:55 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

16 Cases Of Measles Confirmed Among Ohio Amish

Sixteen cases of measles have been confirmed among Amish in the Knox County area of north-central Ohio.

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6:42 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Governors Form Great Lakes Investment Partnership

The Council of Great Lakes Governors says today it's teaming with former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson in an effort to attract foreign manufacturing investment. 

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1:22 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Utica Woman Plans Plea Change In Cancer Scheme Case

A central Ohio woman accused of faking a cancer diagnosis for her 4-year-old son intends to change her plea to either no contest or guilty on felony charges of child endangering and theft. 

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11:30 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Prosecutors Put Out Their Own Report On Death Penalty Changes

Four prosecutors on a task force that reviewed the death penalty in Ohio have released a report objecting to some of the recommendations the task force put out two weeks ago. 

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