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Singers, Photographers, Other Artists Unite Against Trafficking

By | January 29, 2015

Music, fashion and photography will combine to enlighten performers and participants about human trafficking and how they can be a solution to the problem. Concept Freedom is a three-day summit at Ohio State that starts today.

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Drug Prison, College Cost Cuts On Ohio Senate GOP’s Agenda

By | January 28, 2015

Republicans in the Ohio Senate are pushing for colleges to cut students’ costs by 5 percent and want the state to set up a drug prison where addicted inmates can get treatment.

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Ohio Court Denies Sealing Of criminal Records After Pardon

By | January 28, 2015

A divided Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that judges don’t have the authority to seal the criminal records of offenders pardoned by the governor.

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Democratic Ohio Rep. Ryan Makes Public Switch On Abortion

By | January 28, 2015

A Democratic congressman in politically divided Ohio has publicly declared a position switch on abortion.

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Wanted Treasure Hunter Tommy Thompson Arrested In Florida

By | January 28, 2015

Terry Thompson, the former Columbus resident who made history when he found what’s been described as the greatest lost treasure in American history, has been arrested in Florida.

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Abortion Limits To Go Before State Lawmakers

By | January 28, 2015

In the coming weeks, state lawmakers are expected to take up two proposals to limit abortions in Ohio.

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Number of Columbus Police Shootings Down

By | January 28, 2015

Two years ago, a WOSU investigation found that in 2011 and 2012 Columbus police shot more people per capita than police in New York City. But in the last year the number of police shootings by Columbus officers has dropped.

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IKEA Announces Plans For Store In Columbus

By | January 27, 2015

Swedish retailer IKEA announced Tuesday it plans to build a store in Columbus near Polaris Mall.

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Education, Health Care Access On House Democrats’ Agenda

By | January 27, 2015

Democrats in the Ohio House are calling for a fair tax structure, investments in education, health care access and increased support for local governments.

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Man Gets 6 Years In Prison In Ohio Fraternity Stabbing

By | January 27, 2015

A 24-year-old man has been sentenced to six years in prison after being convicted of attempted murder in the stabbing a central Ohio college class president while he slept in his fraternity house.