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House Again OKs ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Ban; Senate Fate Dim

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Members of the group "Ohio Right to Life"strongly support the so-called "Heartbeat Bill."
3:16PM
March 25, 2015

A ban on most abortions after the first detectable fetal heartbeat has once again cleared the Ohio House, leaving the rest of the two-year session for advocates to lobby the bill’s opponents in the Ohio Senate.

Excavation Project Could Offer Insight Into Early Days Of Cholera

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Undergraduate students examine the skeleton of a young male excavated from the Badia Pozzeveri cemetery.
8:25AM
March
23, 2015

An Ohio State University professor is leading an archaeological project that could help doctors better understand how the deadly bacteria has evolved over the last 160 years.

Catholic Sisters Show Their Lives And Work To Draw Younger Women

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Dominican Sisters of Peace at Ohio Dominican University celebrate Mass.
8:38AM
March
11, 2015

A local order of Catholic nuns opened their doors recently to show their work in the community and reach out to other women interested in joining the order.

Cincinnati Archdiocese To Tweak Contract’s Morality Clauses

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The Cincinnati Catholic Archdiocese is changing some of the language in its morality clauses with its employees.
10:22AM
March
10, 2015

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati plans to update language in its teachers’ contract following a committee’s suggestions on its morality clauses.

Artifact Excites Archaeologists, Raises More Questions

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The gorget found February 13, 2015, in Newtown appears to be engraved with an image that appears to be half bird and half cat.
8:39AM
March
3, 2015

Contractors digging a trench for a fiber optic box near Cincinnati earlier this month found human remains. They also found an ornamental plate known as a gorget.

UA Church Offers Drive Up Ashes To Mark Ash Wednesday

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Sign at Upper Arlington's Advent Lutheran Church
5:31PM
February
18, 2015

An Upper Arlington church has marked Ash Wednesday by offering drive-up ashes in the parking lot.

Ohio Abortion Foes Introduce ‘Heartbeat’ Bill For 3rd Time

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Ohio lawmakers again consider the so-called "heartbeat abortion" bill.
11:44AM
February 18, 2015

For the third time in as many legislative sessions, Ohio abortion opponents have introduced a proposal to effectively ban the procedure after the first fetal heartbeat is detected, which can come as early as six weeks into pregnancy.

Funeral Mass Honors Toledo’s Mayor

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A funeral was held for Toledo Mayor Michael Collins Thursday.
3:49PM
February 12, 2015

A 70-vehicle procession followed a 12-mile route through the city to a church for a funeral Mass for the mayor of Toledo, who died a week ago.

Charges Dropped Against Man Fighting Courthouse Church Directory

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The Athens County Courthouse in Athens, Ohio. In November, County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn suggested removing the directory so the county doesn't put itself at risk of liability.
8:36AM
January
29, 2015

An Athens man arrested for placing First Amendment stickers over a church directory on a county courthouse has been cleared of the criminal mischief charge against him.

Governor’s Mentoring Program Has Religious Requirement

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6:31AM
December
17, 2014

If you want to be part of Governor Kasich’s program to mentor for Ohio school children, you’ll have to have a religious affiliation.