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November Jobs Report Brings Lowest Unemployment Rate Since 2001

By | December 19, 2014

Ohio’s official unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 13 years after employers added naerly 18,000 jobs in November.

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Former Lawyer Remembers Billy Milligan

By | December 18, 2014

The recent death of Billy Milligan has people once again talking about multiple-personality syndrome.

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Ohio AG Addresses Police Training Advisory Group

By | December 18, 2014

Police officers and ministers are joining mental health, probation and prosecutor’s office representatives on a new Ohio panel to study possible updates to police training.

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Previously: Holiday Cookie Extravaganza!

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Gas Prices Tank, Drivers Smile

By | December 18, 2014

National surveys show consumers’ mood is brightening, and it’s not just holiday cheer. The more positive outlook has a lot to do with the steep drop in gasoline prices since last summer. 2015 holds the promise of more price relief not only at the gas pump but also at grocery stores.

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Ohio Supreme Court Upholds Use Of Traffic Cameras

By | December 18, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has again upheld use of traffic camera enforcement by the state’s municipalities.

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An Infrastructure Project As A Job Training Program?

By | December 18, 2014

The largest infrastructure project in Akron’s history is turning into a job-training program that local officials hope will help close the skills gap.

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Map-Making Overhaul Goes To Ohio Voters Next Year

By | December 17, 2014

A bipartisan agreement to overhaul the way Ohio draws its legislative districts now goes to the voters.

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Bill To Legalize Fireworks Fizzles

By | December 17, 2014

An effort to legalize consumer grade fireworks in Ohio has hit a procedural snag.

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Coleman Endorses Ginther

Mayor Coleman Endorses Council President

By | December 17, 2014

It comes as little surprise Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has endorsed City Council president Andrew Ginther in his bid for the city’s top job. As WOSU reports, the two elected leaders have worked closely during the years.

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Obama Unveils ‘New Approach’ On Cuba As Former Foes Chart New Course

By | December 17, 2014

The U.S. and Cuba will start talks on normalizing relations and discuss opening a U.S. Embassy in Havana. Also today, Cuba freed USAID contractor Alan Gross on humanitarian grounds.