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Natural Gas Pipeline Planned For Eastern Ohio

By Joanna Richards | July 24, 2014

Plans are shaping up for a major pipeline to move natural gas liquids from eastern Ohio to the Gulf Coast.

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State, Businesses Reach Deal Over Workers’ Comp Overcharges

By | July 24, 2014

A settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit charging that Ohio’s state insurance fund for injured workers overcharged employers hundreds of millions of dollars over several years.

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Ohio Democrats Introduce Birth Control Bill

By | July 23, 2014

Democrats in the Ohio Legislature are introducing a bill that they say would require employer-provided health care plans that cover prescription drugs to cover contraceptives under the same terms without charging a co-pay.

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Previously: Mass Incarceration: Victim Advocacy

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Secretary Of State Orders Training For All Poll Workers

By | July 23, 2014

The directive issued Tuesday by Secretary of State Jon Husted would require training for every poll worker this year, regardless of previous experience. That’s a change from current state law.

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Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing At Port Columbus

By | July 23, 2014

A Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Port Columbus International Airport because a fire-indicator light came on.

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Reynoldsburg Wage Benefit Proposal Draws Wide Interest

By | July 23, 2014

Reynoldsburg’s latest offer to its teachers is getting a lot of attention. The city’s school board would replace automatic teacher raises with merit pay and bonuses. And it would replace the district’s health insurance plan with individual cash payments. The plan has caught the attention of labor experts, school administrators and teachers unions.

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The 161st Ohio State Fair Opens

By | July 23, 2014

The 161st Ohio State Fair opens this morning. Farm animals, homemade pies and the butter cows will of course be part of the fair. And vendors will also sell some new fair food featuring bacon and bugs.

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Council Sets Regulations For Uber, Lyft And Other Car Services

By | July 22, 2014

Columbus City Council last night approved a series of rules to regulate car services Uber and Lyft.

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2014 Butter Sculpture Pays Homage To Ohio

By | July 22, 2014

Equipped with 2,000 pounds of butter, sculptors spent more than 500 hours sculpting the cow and calf, and 15 other symbols that represent Ohio.

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Home Sales In Central Ohio Getting Hotter This Summer

By | July 22, 2014

More home buyers in Central Ohio are closing the deal. Home sales in Central Ohio rose last month by more than 11 percent compared to May.
However, the figures were down more than 3 percent from June of last year.