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Charges Dropped Against Man Fighting Courthouse Church Directory

By | January 29, 2015

An Athens man arrested for placing First Amendment stickers over a church directory on a county courthouse has been cleared of the criminal mischief charge against him.

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Drug Prison, College Cost Cuts On Ohio Senate GOP’s Agenda

By | January 28, 2015

Republicans in the Ohio Senate are pushing for colleges to cut students’ costs by 5 percent and want the state to set up a drug prison where addicted inmates can get treatment.

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Teachers At Columbus Charter School Seek Union Vote

By | January 28, 2015

A group of teachers at Franklinton Preparatory Academy have taken steps to force a union organizing vote. If successful, it would be the first union at a central Ohio Charter school.

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Previously: State Abortion Ban News

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Ohio Court Denies Sealing Of criminal Records After Pardon

By | January 28, 2015

A divided Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that judges don’t have the authority to seal the criminal records of offenders pardoned by the governor.

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Democratic Ohio Rep. Ryan Makes Public Switch On Abortion

By | January 28, 2015

A Democratic congressman in politically divided Ohio has publicly declared a position switch on abortion.

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Wanted Treasure Hunter Tommy Thompson Arrested In Florida

By | January 28, 2015

Tommy Thompson, the former Columbus resident who made history when he found what’s been described as the greatest lost treasure in American history, has been arrested in Florida.

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Abortion Limits To Go Before State Lawmakers

By | January 28, 2015

In the coming weeks, state lawmakers are expected to take up two proposals to limit abortions in Ohio.

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Number of Columbus Police Shootings Down

By | January 28, 2015

Two years ago, a WOSU investigation found that in 2011 and 2012 Columbus police shot more people per capita than police in New York City. But in the last year the number of police shootings by Columbus officers has dropped.

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IKEA Announces Plans For Store In Columbus

By | January 27, 2015

Swedish retailer IKEA announced Tuesday it plans to build a store in Columbus near Polaris Mall.

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Education, Health Care Access On House Democrats’ Agenda

By | January 27, 2015

Democrats in the Ohio House are calling for a fair tax structure, investments in education, health care access and increased support for local governments.