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No Layoffs Planned For Wright Patterson Air Force Base

By | October 1, 2014

Officials say there are no layoffs planned at Ohio’s largest military base, but more than 350 positions will be eliminated, many through retirements and buyouts.

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Poll: Kasich’s Lead Grows To 22 Points

By | October 1, 2014

Governor John Kasich’s lead over his Democratic challenger has surpassed 20 points in the latest independent poll.

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Tax Credit Authority Revokes Incentives For 105 Companies

By | October 1, 2014

Ohio officials say they’re cracking down on companies that received tax incentives but have failed to create promised jobs.

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Asphyxiation Likely Led To Traficant Tractor Death

By Bill Chappell | September 30, 2014

A forensic pathologist says U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr.’s death appears to be linked to positional asphyxiation – his inability to breathe after a vintage tractor tipped over on him a week ago at his family farm.

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Steady Oil Prices Prompt More Fracking Activity In Ohio

By | September 30, 2014

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says it has permitted 17 more horizontally-fracked wells in five eastern counties. The state permits allow for more oil and gas development in an area known as the Utica shale.

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Ohio Wal-Mart Where Cops Shot Man Pulls Air Rifles

By | September 30, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says pellet guns have been pulled from shelves at the Ohio store where a 22-year-old man holding an air rifle was fatally shot by police.

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Attorney General: New Death Penalty Laws Needed

By | September 30, 2014

Attorney General Mike DeWine says he thinks new laws are needed before executions can resume in Ohio.

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Anti-Death Penalty Group Plans Central Ohio Forum

By | September 30, 2014

The state’s leading anti-death penalty group plans a series of forums this week to publicize the work of a Supreme Court panel that reviewed the state’s capital punishment law.

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Man Gets 38 Years For Rape, Torture Of Teen

By | September 30, 2014

Prosecutors say 45-year-old Larry Fox and his uncle Harry Fox handcuffed the teen, stripped him naked, burned and tormented him at Larry Fox’s mobile home in Delaware County two years ago.

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FirstEnergy Moves To Suspend Energy Efficiency Program

By | September 30, 2014

FirstEnergy has become the first Ohio utility company to make a big move since state lawmakers voted to delay incoming renewable energy mandates.