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Oversight Official: Prison Food Problems Are Real

By | July 30, 2014

The director of a state prisons oversight committee says there appears to be legitimate concerns about the job a private vendor is doing feeding inmates in Ohio prisons.

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Kasich Maintains Double-Digit Lead Over FitzGerald

By | July 30, 2014

The poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University shows Republican Kasich ahead of FitzGerald 48 percent to 36 percent. The same poll in May had Kasich leading by a 50-to-35 percent margin.

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TV Ads Supporting Same-Sex Marriage To Air On Ohio Stations

By | July 29, 2014

A television ad that supports same-sex marriage will begin running on stations across the state Wednesday. It’s the first marriage equality ad to be broadcast since Ohioans enacted a gay marriage ban ten years ago.

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Ohio Base Pressured To Fill More Hospital Beds

By | July 29, 2014

Ohio’s largest military base is under pressure to fill more beds in its hospital.

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Reynoldsburg Teachers Look To Federal Moderator For Help

By | July 29, 2014

The Reynoldsburg City Schools district has received push back from teachers over its proposed contract. A federal mediator is expected to meet with both sides in August.

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Columbus Teacher Gets Grant For Free Books

By | July 29, 2014

A Columbus City Schools teacher receives 500 free books for her classroom.

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Ohio Medicaid Enrollment Up, Number Of Uninsured Is Down

By | July 29, 2014

When Ohio expanded Medicaid last fall, Governor John Kasich estimated up to 330-thousand more people would get health coverage. A new survey says the numbers may not be far off.

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Ohio Republicans Renew Push To Repeal Common Core

By | July 29, 2014

School districts have spent years preparing to implement the education standards known as Common Core — which are set to start this coming school year. Now House Republicans are renewing their efforts to repeal the standards.

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Dayton Mayor Gets Pushback For Offer To House Immigrant Children

By Lewis Wallace | July 29, 2014

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley is facing off against Congressman Mike Turner and local politicians over her offer to help house some of the immigrant children who recently crossed into the U.S.

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Summer Camp At Ohio State Targets Girls For Engineering Jobs

By | July 29, 2014

A summer camp at Ohio State focuses on attracting girls to science, technology, engineering and math careers. Women make up only 26% of all STEM jobs in the country.