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Early Voting Begins Next Week, City Leadership Posts Up For Grabs

By | March 31, 2015

Early voting begins next week for the May primary. Columbus voters will decide candidates for both the city school board, city council, and mayor. .

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Ohio Slashes Inmate Phone Expenses To 5 Cents A Minute

By | March 31, 2015

The Ohio prisons agency has slashed the cost of inmate phone services and plans to install hundreds more phones.

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Bill Clinton Endorses Strickland For US Senate Race

By | March 31, 2015

Former President Bill Clinton is endorsing former Ohio governor Ted Strickland’s U.S. Senate bid.

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Clinton Leads Paul, Bush In Ohio Poll

By | March 31, 2015

A new independent poll says Ohio voters favor Hillary Clinton over other likely presidential candidates.

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Fed. Drug Policy Chief Headlines Opiate Conference

By | March 31, 2015

Director of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli was scheduled to be in Columbus Tuesday as the keynote speaker at an Ohio conference on opiates and other drugs. He was also scheduled to participate in a roundtable discussion with health care leaders on the impact of opioids on infants and expectant mothers.

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OSU President To Lay Out Future In Investiture

By | March 31, 2015

Ohio State University’s newest president plans to lay out his vision for the university at a formal installation ceremony months after his rough start as the school’s 15th leader.

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Ohio Governor’s Police Panel Calls For More Oversight

By | March 30, 2015

A task force studying Ohio police and community relations has narrowed down list of potential recommendations.

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Suspect In Ohio Fireworks Store Blaze That Killed 9 Dies

By | March 30, 2015

A man accused of starting a 1996 fire at an Ohio fireworks store that killed nine people has died in a mental health facility.

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Columbus Man Indicted In Toddler’s Death

By | March 30, 2015

A Franklin County Grand Jury today returned an indictment against a man they say was responsible for the death of 14-month old Cameron Beckford.

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Bison Balance Prairie Ecosystem At Battelle Big Darby Metro Park

By | March 30, 2015

95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.