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The 161st Ohio State Fair Opens

By | July 23, 2014

The 161st Ohio State Fair opens this morning. Farm animals, homemade pies and the butter cows will of course be part of the fair. And vendors will also sell some new fair food featuring bacon and bugs.

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Council Sets Regulations For Uber, Lyft And Other Car Services

By | July 22, 2014

Columbus City Council last night approved a series of rules to regulate car services Uber and Lyft.

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2014 Butter Sculpture Pays Homage To Ohio

By | July 22, 2014

Equipped with 2,000 pounds of butter, sculptors spent more than 500 hours sculpting the cow and calf, and 15 other symbols that represent Ohio.

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Home Sales In Central Ohio Getting Hotter This Summer

By | July 22, 2014

More home buyers in Central Ohio are closing the deal. Home sales in Central Ohio rose last month by more than 11 percent compared to May.
However, the figures were down more than 3 percent from June of last year.

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Ohio Base Workers Offered Buyouts Ahead Of Layoffs

By | July 22, 2014

Civilian employees at Ohio’s largest military base will have until Aug. 1 to notify officials if they plan to retire or leave with incentives ahead of hundreds of layoffs this fall.

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Judge Denies Early Release For Disgraced Former State Lawmaker

By | July 22, 2014

Columbus Democrat Carlton Weddington pleaded guilty in 2012 to charges of bribery, election falsification and filing a false financial disclosure statement. He’s served two years of a three-year sentence.

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OSU Rakes In $404 Million In Donations In Fiscal Year

By | July 22, 2014

Ohio State University says it took in a near-record $404 million in donations in the past 12 months.

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Working-Class Whites Now Fewer Than Half Of Ohio Voters

By | July 22, 2014

New census data show working-class whites now make up less than half of Ohio’s eligible voters, a demographic change that has both parties expanding their efforts to reach other voters.

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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.