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Bison Balance Prairie Ecosystem At Battelle Big Darby Metro Park

By | March 30, 2015

95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.

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Impact Of Ohio’s Moves To Reduce Lake Erie Algae Years Away

By | March 28, 2015

Ohio’s new rules to clamp down on some of the pollutants feeding the toxic algae in Lake Erie aren’t likely to show immediate results.

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Slain Toddler’s Mom Pleads Guilty To Charges

By | March 27, 2015

The mother of a 1-year-old Maryland boy found dead in central Ohio has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and tampering with evidence.

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Judge: Prosecutor Hid Evidence In Murder Trial

By | March 27, 2015

A judge in Cleveland has ordered new trials for three men convicted of a 1995 slaying because of what she says was “malicious suppression of evidence” by an assistant prosecutor.

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Former Olentangy Teacher Indicted

By | March 26, 2015

A Delaware County Grand jury Thursday indicted 39 year old Matthew Rausenberg of Columbus on 32 counts alleging sex crimes against children in his classroom. First Assistant Prosecutor Kyle Rohrer outlined the charges saying Rausenberg faces life in prison, if convicted.

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Democrats Urge Veto Of Portion Of $7B Transportation Budget

By | March 26, 2015

The state’s transportation budget is headed to the governor amid criticism from Democrats who claim a portion of the bill would discourage out-of-state college students in Ohio from voting in the swing state.

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OSU Looking Into Braxton Miller Photo

By | March 26, 2015

Ohio State University is looking into a potential NCAA rules violation by quarterback Braxton Miller after he posted a photo of himself promoting health supplements on Instagram.

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House Vote Nears On Ohio Charter School Changes

By | March 26, 2015

A bill cracking down on low-performing Ohio charter schools and imposing a host of new accountability standards on sponsors could hit the House floor Thursday before lawmakers leave for spring break.

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Agreement Reached Over Lethal Injection Information Request

By | March 26, 2015

An agreement has been reached over death row inmates’ subpoenas of Board of Pharmacy information about drugs used for lethal injection in Ohio.

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Last Piece Of Columbus Commons ‘Puzzle’ Announced

By | March 25, 2015

A 17-story building known as Two25 Commons will be the final addition to the Columbus Commons downtown park.