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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.


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.


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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Former Rep. James Traficant arriving at a House ethics hearing in 2002.

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.