Cancer Researchers Put Hope In Stem Cells

By Anne Glausser, WCPN Health Reporter | August 21, 2014

Researchers are gathering in Cleveland for a conference on what one doctor calls “the fundamental reason that we can’t cure cancer today.”


Brine Hauler Sues Ohio Man Over Biblical Fracking Billboard

By | August 20, 2014

An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against “poisoned waters” on billboards opposing local deep-injection gas wells is facing a legal threat from the well’s Texas operator.


Ohio’s Lethal Injection Expert Ends Role

By | August 20, 2014

A leading expert witness for states defending their lethal injection methods has ended his role, creating another potential hurdle for Ohio and other states scrambling to find workable execution systems.

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Previously: The Militarization of Police Forces


Gov. Kasich Mum On Democratic Challenger’s Campaign

By | August 20, 2014

Ohio governor John Kasich is staying mum on his Democratic challenger’s recent campaign problems.


Fuel-Tainted Portion Of Ohio River Reopens For Pumping, Cargo

By | August 20, 2014

Ohio and Kentucky water districts have resumed taking water from the Ohio River after a fuel oil spill led them to stop pumping river water.

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Health Officials: 2 Ohioans Have West Nile Virus

By | August 20, 2014

Ohio health officials have confirmed that two women have been hospitalized with the West Nile virus in state’s first human cases.


OSU Confirms Braxton Miller Is Out For Season

By | August 19, 2014

Ohio State says quarterback and two-time Big Ten Player of the Year Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season after reinjuring his throwing shoulder.


Democratic Candidate For Ohio AG Repeatedly Ticketed

By | August 19, 2014

Democratic attorney general candidate David Pepper has paid nearly $10,000 in parking fines over the past 14 years after being ticketed more than 180 times.

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Dozens Seek Release Of Video In Wal-Mart Shooting

By | August 19, 2014

A crowd of about 100 people gathered at the Ohio Attorney General’s office to call for the release of store security video in the fatal police shooting of a man at a Dayton-area Wal-Mart.

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Two Top Aides Leave Fitzgerald Campaign, More Changes Possible

By | August 19, 2014

After weeks of bad headlines, low poll numbers and disappointing fundraising, there’s a major shakeup rattling the campaign of the Democratic candidate for governor.