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Ohio Senate Aides’ Time Records Under Review

By | September 18, 2014

Authorities are investigating a directive by the Ohio Senate president that allowed two top aides to create dozens of time records requesting time away from state work, mostly for political consulting.

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Inmate Escapes From Ohio Correctional Facility

By | September 18, 2014

Authorities say they are searching for an inmate who escaped from a northwest Ohio correctional facility.

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Shale Boom Brings Jobs, Noisy Neighbors

By | September 18, 2014

For many of Ohio’s rural residents, the shale boom has been a godsend of money and jobs. But for some, it’s a constant, deafening headache.

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Previously: Domestic Violence and the NFL

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Columbus Soldier, Reynoldsburg Reservist Killed In Afghanistsan

By | September 18, 2014

The Department of Defense says a soldier from Columbus and a Naval Reservist from Reynoldsburg were killed in a suicide car bomb in Kabul on Tuesday.

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Guard, Inmate, Injured In Ohio Prison Escape

By | September 17, 2014

The state says a guard and an inmate were injured in last week’s escape involving a convicted killer of three high school students.

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Ohio Sending More Samples For Testing Of Uncommon Virus

By | September 17, 2014

Ohio is sending more samples to be tested for an uncommon virus that officials suspect is causing a severe respiratory illness for hundreds of children in a number of states.

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Ohio Not Among Most Risky States To Insure

By | September 17, 2014

If you’re afraid of natural disasters, there’s good news: Ohio ranks in the bottom 10 for states at risk for them. The bad news is, if you were planning to retire in Florida, you’d then be headed to the riskiest state of all.

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More Ohioans Get Health Insurance

By | September 17, 2014

The federal government reports that the number of people without health insurance in Ohio fell by 47,000 during the past year.

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Hundreds of supporters of Horizon and Noble Academies gathered at the Ohio Statehouse to support the Horizon schools.

Charter School Supporters Rally at Statehouse

By | September 17, 2014

Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Columbus to support Horizon Science Academies. The state education department is looking further into complaints of testing irregularities at at Horizon schools in Cincinnati and Columbus.

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Central Ohio Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Charges In Fatal Crash

By | September 16, 2014

A 20-year-old central Ohio woman has pleaded not guilty to two felony charges in a weekend crash that left a motorcyclist dead and his 7-year-old passenger with serious injuries.