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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.

Behind The Scenes Of The Red Kettle Fund Drive

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The Columbus-area Salvation Army Red Kettle drive hopes to raise $600,000 this season. Lt. Pierson Vincent (L) checks in on veteran bell ringer Reggie Handon who works in Canal Winchester.
5:00AM
December
10, 2014

It’s a sound that marks the holiday season: The Salvation Army bell, held by a friendly person standing next to a red kettle. We go behind-the-scenes to look at what it takes to manage the effort.

Ohio House Votes To Shield Execution Drugmaker

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The Ohio House has approved a measure to conceal the identities of drug companies that manufacture lethal drugs for executions.
3:24PM
November
20, 2014

The Ohio House has approved a bill shielding the source of the state’s lethal injection drugs for a minimum of 20 years.

Same-Sex Couples File Supreme Court Appeal

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A split among federal courts on gay marriage could make it more likely the U. S. Supreme Court will hear the issue.
1:43PM
November
14, 2014

Same-sex couples seeking the right to marry are asking the Supreme Court to settle the issue of gay marriage nationwide.

Judge Sides With Urbana Company Fighting Contraceptive Coverage

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7:29AM
October 29, 2014

A federal judge has ruled that a small Urbana company doesn’t have to offer birth control coverage as part of its employees’ health insurance plan.