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President Trump has invited Senate Republicans to lunch at the White House after a GOP attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act collapsed for a second time.

Environmental groups have filed another lawsuit against the U.S. EPA over its decision not to declare the western Lake Erie basin impaired by toxic algae.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

The man who shot and killed a Columbus SWAT officer during a standoff  last year has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

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A Franklin County grand jury has declined to indict three Columbus police officers in the fatal shooting of a murder suspect who they said fled and then turned toward them with a handgun.

Natives and out-of-state investors are among hundreds of applicants for a state license to grow medical marijuana.

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The City of Columbus has stopped enforcing its panhandling ordinance after similar laws were successfully challenged under a 2015 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in an Arizona case about church signs.

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Franklin University officials say they've received approval from the Higher Learning Commission to make Urbana University a branch campus starting in August.

Ohio's plan to move death row for the third time in a little over a decade is being delayed again.

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One of Ohio State University's most famous football stars has sued the school over a marketing program he says used athletes' photos without permission and robbed them of compensation.

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An Irish novelist, journalist and essayist has been named the winner of a lifetime achievement award celebrating the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding.

Beavercreek Police

An attorney says the family of a black man killed by a white Beavercreek police officer in 2014 is disappointed federal prosecutors have decided against charging the officer.

A U.S. House appropriations subcommittee proposes overruling President Trump's call to eliminate the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a program that funds cleanup efforts.

Illinois Department of Natural Resources

The Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee says no additional carp have turned up in the Chicago waterway where the recent discovery of an adult male triggered an intensive search.

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The Hamilton County prosecutor's investigation into the suicide of an 8-year-old boy whose mother says he was bullied at school has been closed, with no action expected.

New-Albany based teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch says it has ended talks with several parties about a potential sale of the firm.

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The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is ordering the company building the Rover natural gas pipeline to come up with a plan to clean up its spills from fracking and get rid of diesel-soaked mud.

The Ohio Highway Patrol has identified the two people who died over the weekend when their small plane crashed into a retention pond near Beverly in Washington County.

cleveland.com

Former Ohio State defensive tackle Adolphus Washington was arrested Sunday night in Sharonville for improperly carrying a concealed weapon outside a water park.

columbusjcc.org

The City of Columbus has fired a white police officer who was captured on video apparently kicking a handcuffed African-American suspect in the head.  

lakeerie.ohio.gov

Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed into law legislation consolidating oversight of the work being done to reduce the phosphorous feeding harmful algae blooms in Lake Erie.

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Bird advocates are hailing the National Guard Bureau's decision not to build a commercial-scale wind turbine at Camp Perry near the western Lake Erie shoreline.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Westerville man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly leaving a voicemail threatening central Ohio Republican Congressman Steve Stivers and his family last month.

Columbus police late Friday shot and critically-wounded a man who authorities say was searching for children throwing rocks at a car.

politico.com

16 opponents of the U.S. Senate Republican health care were arrested Friday outside of the Columbus offices of Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio.

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The Hamilton County coroner says her second investigation into the January death of an 8-year-old boy whose mother said was bullied at school has been closed.

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A former Newcomerstown police officer accused of shooting himself while on duty and falsely claiming he was shot during a traffic stop has been indicted on charges including inducing panic and making false alarms.

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The Ohio Department of Commerce has received 185 applications for 24 medical marijuana cultivator licenses.

City officials say vending machines being installed in Columbus firehouses will help paramedics and firefighters keep better track of the drugs they dispense.

ohioauditor.gov

State Auditor David Yost says his office plans to "get to the bottom" of the source of funding for an online charter school's tv ad attacking Ohio's effort to have the school repay 60 million dollars.

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The group representing Ohio school boards is offering advice to districts following the Ohio Supreme Court's decision last May upholding the constitutionality of a Whetstone High School student's backpack search.

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