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Ohio Holds 212th Birthday Celebration At Statehouse

By | February 28, 2015

Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.

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Ohio Maple Syrup Season Off To Slow Start Due To Cold Temps

By | February 28, 2015

Maple syrup producers in Ohio say bitterly cold temperatures have hindered the beginning of tree-tapping season.

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About 61,000 Ohioans Poised To Lose Medicaid Health Benefits

By | February 27, 2015

Ohio’s Medicaid director says roughly 61,000 residents on the federal-state health program are poised to lose their coverage the end of this week.

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This Week: Gov. John Kasich’s Palmetto State Politics

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Workers, Businesses Ponder What An Increase In Overtime Would Mean

By | February 27, 2015

The Obama administration is expected soon to decide whether to increase the number of salaried workers eligible for overtime pay. The move could mean more money in workers’ pockets. But some policy experts say the change will have negative effects on businesses.

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Parents Upset State Law Prevents Security Barricades

By | February 27, 2015

Parents of students in the Southwest Licking Schools district say they’re frustrated with the state’s decision to keep schools from using security barricades intended to stop a gunman.

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Fewer Ohioans Got Concealed Carry Permits In 2014

By | February 27, 2015

For the first time in several years, there was a drop in the number of people getting or renewing concealed carry gun permits in Ohio last year.

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Columbus Police Appoint Diversity Inclusion Liaison Officers

By | February 26, 2015

The Columbus Division of Police has added new duties for three patrol officers. The three have been named Diversity and Inclusion Liaison Officers who will work to build trust between police and the community.

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Ohio National Guard To Help Form New Cyber Protection Team

By | February 26, 2015

A cyber protection team of soldiers from Army National Guard units in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan will be among the first of three such teams beginning work this fall to support the military’s cyber defense efforts.

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Ohio Utility Regulators Reject AEP Plan For Coal Plants

By | February 26, 2015

Ohio utility regulators have rejected an American Electric Power proposal to guarantee profitability from two of its aging coal plants.

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Ohio Oil, Gas Drilling Up Again In Final Quarter Of 2014

By | February 26, 2015

New figures show more than 3.5 million barrels of oil and 164 billion cubic feet of natural gas were produced during the final three months of 2014.