CMH 7-20-2014

Port Columbus TSA Agents Seize Weapons

By | July 21, 2014

Federal agents confiscated a loaded handgun at a Port Columbus checkpoint on Sunday. Its the eleventh time this year a passenger was caught with a firearm inside a carry-on bag. Transportation Security Administration spokesman Mark Howell says agents are also confiscating a smaller less noticeable weapon.

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NASA Renames Building For Ohio Born Astronaut Neil Armstrong

By | July 21, 2014

NASA has honored one of its most famous astronauts by renaming a key building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Man Wanted In Hocking Hills Killing Shoots Self During Standoff

By | July 21, 2014

Authorities in southern Ohio say a suspect accused of his shooting his ex-wife and killing a man she was with has shot himself and is hospitalized.

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Online Sales Tax Collection At All-Time High

By | July 21, 2014

The state has collected $45 million from out-of-state retailers in the 2014 budget year. That’s a 68 percent increase over the past five years.

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Ohio Near The Top For Energy And Environmentally Efficient Homes

By | July 21, 2014

Energy efficient home building is on the rise in Ohio. The group that certifies green building says Ohio ranks number 6 in the country in the number green homes. Over the last four years, the number of so-called LEED certified has increased 8 and a half times. But some builders and state lawmakers question whether LEED should be the standard.

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Ohio Teen’s Death Puts National Focus On Caffeine Powder Dangers

By | July 19, 2014

The sudden death of a healthy high school senior has focused attention on unregulated caffeine powder.

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Year-Old Ohio Arson Registry Lists 221 Offenders

By | July 19, 2014

Officials say 221 names were listed during the first year of Ohio’s registry for people convicted of arson-related offenses.

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Ohio Exhibit On Real Johnny Appleseed Will Hit The Road

By | July 19, 2014

An anonymous donation has helped plant a new project for an Ohio center dedicated to the life and works of American folk hero Johnny Appleseed.

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                  Pro-Russian fighters walk by the crash site near the village of Hrabove on Friday. Kiev officials accuse pro-Russian separatists of firing a missile at the jet, which crashed in territory held by rebel insurgents. The separatists, Ukraine's military and Russia have all denied any involvement in shooting down the plane.

Obama: Evidence MH17 Hit By Missile From Rebel-Held Area Of Ukraine

By Bill Chappell, NPR | July 18, 2014

The president says at least one U.S. citizen is among the nearly 300 people killed when the plane crashed in the eastern Donetsk region.

Delaware Co. Township Eyes License Renewal Tax To Increase Revenue

By | July 18, 2014

As officials in Washington try to find fixes for the nearly depleted federal highway trust fund, a Delaware County township has its own infrastructure worries. Officials in Liberty Township – which encompasses Powell – might implement a new license plate renewal fee.