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Chillicothe City Schools

A former Ohio principal of the year has been charged in Ross County with multiple counts of sexual battery involving two former high school students.

whio.com

Mercer County Sheriff's deputies say at least eight people were injured Sunday after a possible tornado touchtown in Celina.

ccao.org

Ohio foods and books will be showcased at the Ohio Statehouse Museum Shop's upcoming "Taste of Ohio" event.

The Columbus Metropolitan Library has established new rules to "dispel the notion" that people are camping inside its buildings. 

afthunderbirds.com

The U.S. Air Force says a Thunderbirds pilot was going too fast and without enough stopping distance when he landed on a wet runway at the Dayton airport last June, causing a crash that destroyed an F-16D jet during practice for the Dayton air show.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Attorneys for a death row inmate who argues he is too ill to be executed by lethal injection has suggested the firing squad instead.

Ohio EPA

Ohio's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against the builders of the Rover natural gas pipeline, saying it polluted wetlands and waterways.

supremecourt.ohio.gov

Democratic Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O'Neill has recused himself from all future cases.

cincinnati.com

A University of Cincinnati music professor is apologizing for his responses to a Muslim student who said Donald Trump's presidency hurt her family. and who talked about celebrating freedom and diversity.

moritzlaw.osu.edu

One of the Koch Brothers is funding a new Ohio State University center designed to study the societal impacts of the drug war.

reflections.agrrmag.com

Workers at the Fuyao Glass America plant in Moraine have scheduled a vote on whether to unionize for November 8 and 9. 

cincinnati.com

The University of Cincinnati is reviewing a music professor's responses to a Middle Eastern Muslim student who wrote in a class assignment Donald Trump's presidency negatively affected her family.

Records reviewed by the Associated Press show the City of Columbus is facing more than two dozen civil rights complaints, nearly 20 years after the Justice Department settled its lawsuit against the city alleging police routinely violated citizens' civil rights.

Ohio Public Radio

The state Controlling board has approved the Ohio Medicaid director's request for 264 million dollars in funding needed to qualify for 638 million in federal matching funds for Medicaid. 

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The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is sending law enforcement teams to Cleveland, Cincinnati and cities in four other states to help stop the flow of heroin and synthetic opioids.

toledo.oh.gov

The City of Toledo is joining several other Ohio cities and counties in suing prescription drugmakers and distributors.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking the five drug makers he is suing for their alleged role in the state's opioid crisis to begin immediate settlement talks.

cleveland.com

President Trump is unleashing new criticism of the investigations into possible ties between his campaign associates and Russia.

supremecourt.ohio.gov

Democratic Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O'Neill has announced he will run for governor next year.

Ohio Senate

A memo detailing a woman's sexual harassment complaint against a Republican State Senator by a state employee says he hugged her and repeatedly badgered her to have sex.

cleveland.com

Officials say air quality tests conducted at the former Arco Recycling facility in East Cleveland that caught fire early Saturday show no health concerns for nearby residents.

courthousenews.com

The U.S. Supreme Court is delaying hearing arguments in early November over Ohio's effort to purge its voter rolls because one of the attorneys for the challengers is ill.

President Trump is promising a large ad campaign to try to stem opioid deaths, but Ohio has seen its tally increase even with such ads.

Pickaway County Sheriff's Office

A Clarksburg man has been sentenced to 46 years in prison after pleading guilty to fatally shooting his estranged girlfriend and a man living at the home where she'd taken refuge after her life had been threatened.

honorflightcolumbus.org

The John Glenn airport in Columbus will host the facility's first 5K run and walk on the  north runway to benefit a charitable organization.

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled a law requiring people living with HIV to disclose their status to potential sexual partners is constitutional.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has rejected arguments to stop next month's execution of a death row inmate who says he's too ill for lethal injection.

cleveland.com

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says absentee ballot requests are higher this year than during the off-year election of 2015.

WCBE files

Youth soccer fields at Saunders park are once again in use after the City of Columbus spent more than 2 million dollars to place a cap over soil contaminated with arsenic and other toxins.

orlandosentinel.com

The University of Cincinnati board of trustees has condemned hate speech while defending its decision to allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus.

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