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Artifact Excites Archaeologists, Raises More Questions

The gorget found February 13, 2015, in Newtown appears to be engraved with an image that appears to be half bird and half cat.
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

Sign at Upper Arlington's Advent Lutheran Church
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

Ohio lawmakers again consider the so-called "heartbeat abortion" bill.
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

A funeral was held for Toledo Mayor Michael Collins Thursday.
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

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.
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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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.
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

The Ohio House has approved a measure to conceal the identities of drug companies that manufacture lethal drugs for executions.
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

A split among federal courts on gay marriage could make it more likely the U. S. Supreme Court will hear the issue.
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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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.