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Ohio’s Final Racino Opens Outside Of Youngstown

By | September 20, 2014

The opening of Ohio’s seventh licensed racino drew big crowds outside of Youngstown.

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Ohio Supreme Court Orders Cleveland Suburb To Vote On Cameras

By | September 20, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered a Cleveland suburb to let voters have their say on a proposed ban on traffic cameras.

Student Fight Punctuates First Day Of Reynoldsburg Teachers Strike

By | September 19, 2014

A fight among several students broke out at Livingston High School in Reynoldsburg late this morning with about a half-dozen police officers responding.

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This Week: Ohio Governor’s Race – The Rout Is On So No Debates

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Guard Official On Leave For Misusing Equipment

By | September 19, 2014

An aide to Ohio’s top-ranking military official has been placed on forced leave pending an investigation into his alleged misuse of a government computer.

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NTSB: Broken Rail Likely Caused Columbus Train Explosion

By | September 19, 2014

Federal investigators have determined a broken rail probably caused a 2012 train derailment and explosion that damaged a bus depot and led to home evacuations near the Ohio State Fairgrounds.

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Ohio Unemployment Unchanged From July To August

By | September 19, 2014

State labor officials says Ohio employers added about 200 jobs in August as the official jobless rate hovered at 5.7 percent.

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Ohio Agriculture Leaders Say No Quick Fix To Toxic Algae Blooms

By | September 18, 2014

Ohio’s agricultural interests are recovering from a black eye caused by toxic algae this summer. Now farm groups, academia, and environmental agencies say they’ll spend millions of dollars to keep commercial fertilizer and manure nutrients on the field and out Northwest Ohio streams that feed western Lake Erie.

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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.