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Gale Force Winds Blow Through Central Ohio

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Gale force winds hit Central Ohio
2:50PM
November 24, 2014

Gale force winds blowing through Central Ohio caused disruption on the roads, in homes, and in the skies.

Mt. Sterling Restaurant Celebrates 30 Years

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Ben & Joy's in Mt. Sterling, Ohio.
5:00AM
November
24, 2014

The village of Mt. Sterling may have suffered more than its share of hard times, but the cafe on the corner keeps spirits high,

Demolition Recommended At Ohio Uranium Plant Site

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The gaseous diffusion plant at Piketon
5:08PM
November 22, 2014

The federal government recommends demolishing over 200 buildings at the site of a former Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio.

Ohio Unemployment Down In October

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9:00AM
November 21, 2014

State labor officials say Ohio employers added about 1,000 workers in September, and about 14,000 people left state unemployment roles.

Columbus Has Large Stake In Potential Immigration Policy Changes

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The head of the Ohio Hispanic Coalition says Columbus has a large stake in potential changes to immigration law.
3:33PM
November
20, 2014

The head of the Ohio Hispanic Coalition says Columbus has a large stake in potential changes to immigration law. Joseph Mas says the city has a larger undocumented population than other Ohio cities.

Red-Light Camera Officer Requirement Clears Senate

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Police will be required to be present when tickets are generated by red-light cameras under a bill passed by the Ohio Senate.
3:47PM
November
19, 2014

A police officer’s presence would be required for tickets to be issued from red-light cameras around Ohio under a bill that’s cleared the Ohio Senate.

COTA Board Votes To Keep Current Fares

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The so-called C-Bus will continue to provide free service to the Short North, Downtown and the Brewery District.
12:09PM
November
19, 2014

The Central Ohio Transit Authority has decided to leave fares as they are at least for the time being.

OU Taking Donations for Students Displaced by Fire

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Firefighters douse remnants of fire in downtown Athens.
9:50AM
November
18, 2014

Ohio University is accepting donations to assist students displaced by a weekend fire that heavily damaged a city block near campus.

NCAA Picks Columbus for 2018 Women’s Basketball Final Four

Ohio State University Deputy Athletic Director Michelle Willis in a t-shirt for the 2018 Women's Final Four which will be held in Columbus.
Ohio State University Deputy Athletic Director Michelle Willis in a t-shirt for the 2018 Women's Final Four which will be held in Columbus.
8:31AM
November 18, 2014

A culminating event of March Madness will call Columbus home in a few years. The NCAA has awarded Columbus the 2018 Final Four in women’s college basketball.

Parents’ Standing Asserted In Ohio Slots Challenge

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The Ohio Supreme Court plans to rule on whether Ohio school students should have standing in a case questioning the legality of video slot terminals.
2:12PM
November
17, 2014

An anti-gambling group tells the Ohio Supreme Court parents of public school students should be given legal standing to sue Gov. John Kasich over his decision to legalize slots-like video lottery terminals and use some proceeds for non-educational purposes.