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Columbus Mayor: City Prepared To Discuss Immigration Crisis

By | July 28, 2014

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman said he is willing to work with other cities to assist with the immigration crisis at the U.S. southern border. His spokesman Dan Williamson warns, though, the city’s social service agencies do not have the capacity to take in large numbers of immigrant children. “If our social services agencies were to [...]

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Kasich Joins Push To Give Fracking Ingredients To First Responders

By | July 28, 2014

Big changes could be coming to Ohio’s fracking regulations in terms of chemical disclosure. It’s a transparency issue environmental groups have been pushing to advance for years, and it appears another step is in the works following a major chemical spill.

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Ohio Gas Prices Down To Start Work Week

By | July 28, 2014

Ohio gas prices have fallen more than a dime compared to last Monday amid plentiful supplies that have cut wholesale prices.

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Previously: Ohio Reporter Roundtable

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Bumper Crop Drives Down Corn Prices

By | July 28, 2014

The high corn yields from this year and last year are forcing a drop in prices not seen in the past five years.

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Ohio CEO Among Two Killed In Findlay Plane Crash

By | July 28, 2014

Hancock County deputies say Ralf Bronnenmeier, CEO of Grob Systems in Bluffton, was piloting the single-engine Lancair IV-P plane that crashed early Sunday morning into a ditch along a county road just northeast of the city of Findlay.

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Casino Tax Revenue Falls Short Of Projections

By | July 28, 2014

When voters went to the polls to approve or reject casino gambling four years ago, they did so with the expectation of a rich new source of revenue for the state. Projections said casinos would earn nearly $2 billion a year. Now that the four casinos are operating tax revenues have not lived up to expectations.

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Legislative Committee Hears Update On Prison Food Complaints

By | July 26, 2014

A legislative committee is getting updates on complaints facing the private food vendor that won the contract to feed Ohio inmates.

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2 Wounded In Columbus Mall, Police Blame Gangs

By | July 26, 2014

Two teens have been arrested following gunfire that wounded two people and sent shoppers scrambling in a central Ohio mall.

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Ohio State To Form Task Force After Band Scandal

By | July 26, 2014

Ohio State University says a task force will be formed to help bring changes after the firing of its celebrated marching band’s director amid allegations he ignored rampant sexual harassment.

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Franklin County Foster Teens Get New Clothes

By | July 25, 2014

Many teenagers express who they are through their clothes. But for teens in foster care, getting new clothes is a luxury. Two non-profits came to Columbus Friday looking to change that.