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Student Drivers Learn To Co-Exist With Cyclists

By | April 17, 2014

With more bicyclists on the road, drivers have to learn to share. While fewer cyclists were hurt on Ohio roads last year, fatalities ticked up slightly. Ohio driver’s ed instruction has been slow to keep up with the rising number of bicycle commuters. But student drivers are learning more than ever about how to co-exist with cyclists.

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Blue Jackets Make Playoff Return Tonight In Pittsburgh

By | April 16, 2014

The Columbus Blue Jackets start their second-ever playoff series tonight against the heavily-favored Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Columbus Road Crews Fix 87,000 Potholes

By | April 15, 2014

The city of Columbus says its road crews have fixed nearly 87,000 potholes since the beginning of the year – about half of them in the past month.

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Next Time: Ohio’s Adoption Records Unsealed

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Ohio School Board Debates Sexual Orientation Rule

By | April 15, 2014

A proposal to protect Ohio school teachers from being fired on the basis of sexual orientation has divided the state school board.

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Almost 32,000 Ohioans Have Voted In May 6 Primary

By | April 15, 2014

Almost 32,000 Ohioans have cast ballots so far in the state’s primary election next month.

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Kasich Rolls Out First TV Ad In Campaign For Governor

By | April 15, 2014

The incumbent Republican governor on Tuesday released a television ad titled “Deliver” that focuses on his humble western Pennsylvania roots, entering Ohio politics, and starting a family.

Mid-April Snow Coats Central Ohio

By | April 15, 2014

Most parts of Central Ohio saw little accumulation, but it was enough to cover roads early Tuesday and slow the morning commute.

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Springfield Man Charged With Refusing To Land Drone

By | April 15, 2014

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office says Kele Stanley refused to stop flying his drone while a medical helicopter was preparing to land.

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Drilliers, Environmentalists React To New “Fracking” Policy

By | April 15, 2014

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is now requiring oil and drilling companies to implement seismic monitoring policies if they want to frack near a fault line or an area known for seismic activity.

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Increased Ohio Shale Fracking Drives Demand For Rail Improvements

By | April 14, 2014

The number of hydraulically fractured wells drilled in Ohio has now topped 800. About half of those wells are producing natural gas and oil. While debates over safety and severance taxes continues, production is reaching critical mass. And that has created need for more railroad capacity. The rail improvements have rippled into Frazeysburg and Columbus.