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OSU Rakes In $404 Million In Donations In Fiscal Year

By | July 22, 2014

Ohio State University says it took in a near-record $404 million in donations in the past 12 months.

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Port Columbus TSA Agents Seize Weapons

By | July 21, 2014

Federal agents confiscated a loaded handgun at a Port Columbus checkpoint on Sunday. Its the eleventh time this year a passenger was caught with a firearm inside a carry-on bag. Transportation Security Administration spokesman Mark Howell says agents are also confiscating a smaller less noticeable weapon.

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NASA Renames Building For Ohio Born Astronaut Neil Armstrong

By | July 21, 2014

NASA has honored one of its most famous astronauts by renaming a key building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Previously: Of the People: Barriers to Political Office

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Man Wanted In Hocking Hills Killing Shoots Self During Standoff

By | July 21, 2014

Authorities in southern Ohio say a suspect accused of his shooting his ex-wife and killing a man she was with has shot himself and is hospitalized.

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Online Sales Tax Collection At All-Time High

By | July 21, 2014

The state has collected $45 million from out-of-state retailers in the 2014 budget year. That’s a 68 percent increase over the past five years.

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Ohio Near The Top For Energy And Environmentally Efficient Homes

By | July 21, 2014

Energy efficient home building is on the rise in Ohio. The group that certifies green building says Ohio ranks number 6 in the country in the number green homes. Over the last four years, the number of so-called LEED certified has increased 8 and a half times. But some builders and state lawmakers question whether LEED should be the standard.

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Ohio Teen’s Death Puts National Focus On Caffeine Powder Dangers

By | July 19, 2014

The sudden death of a healthy high school senior has focused attention on unregulated caffeine powder.

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Year-Old Ohio Arson Registry Lists 221 Offenders

By | July 19, 2014

Officials say 221 names were listed during the first year of Ohio’s registry for people convicted of arson-related offenses.

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Ohio Exhibit On Real Johnny Appleseed Will Hit The Road

By | July 19, 2014

An anonymous donation has helped plant a new project for an Ohio center dedicated to the life and works of American folk hero Johnny Appleseed.

                  Pro-Russian fighters walk by the crash site near the village of Hrabove on Friday. Kiev officials accuse pro-Russian separatists of firing a missile at the jet, which crashed in territory held by rebel insurgents. The separatists, Ukraine's military and Russia have all denied any involvement in shooting down the plane.

Obama: Evidence MH17 Hit By Missile From Rebel-Held Area Of Ukraine

By Bill Chappell, NPR | July 18, 2014

The president says at least one U.S. citizen is among the nearly 300 people killed when the plane crashed in the eastern Donetsk region.