Claims Of Racism, Sexual Misconduct In Charter School Testimony

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A request for comment from the Horizon Science Academy in Dayton was forwarded to Concept Schools in Chicago. The group offered a written statement. It did not address the allegations, but did say they prioritize ensuring a “safe” and “professional” school environment.
7:41AM
July
16, 2014

The state board of education is launching an investigation into at least one charter school after hearing disturbing testimony from a group of former teachers.

Ballot Board Clears Language For Clean Energy Initiative

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Former head of the U.S. Energy Dept, Steven Chu talks about energy sources like natural gas and windmills.
9:57AM
July
15, 2014

The group “Yes for Ohio’s Energy Future” can now collect signatures for a ballot initiative to invest $13 billion in bonds into solar, wind, and other alternative energy projects.

Infrastructure, Processing Improvements Help Ohio Shale Industry

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The average time it takes to drill a well has been cut in half because companies are more familiar with the territory.
7:23AM
July
3, 2014

State and industry leaders detailed the health of Ohio’s oil and natural gas industries at Wednesday’s annual “State of the Play” conference.

New Fiscal Year Brings New Tax Breaks

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8:04AM
July
1, 2014

It’s July 1, which means the state is ringing in a new fiscal year. One group is calling attention to what it calls special interest policies taking effect.

Columbus Earns Soccer Reputation During World Cup

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World Cup viewing parties have been popping up all over Columbus, which ranked second in total viewership in the U.S. during Sunday’s match against Portugal.
7:53AM
June 27, 2014

The avid soccer fans credit the city’s Major League Soccer team and a series of U.S. matches for building the local fan base.

Higher Gas Prices May Be Due To Better Economy

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.Higher prices at the gas pump could be blamed on better economic times.
12:24PM
June 26, 2014

Drivers can expect to see rising gas prices at the pump with a holiday weekend right around the corner.

Statehouse Holocaust Memorial Unveiling Caps Three-Year Journey

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Ohio Governor and artist Daniel Libeskind reflect on the Holocaust Memorial at the Ohio Statehouse
4:44PM
June
2, 2014

Monday’s Holocaust Memorial unveiling at the Ohio Statehouse marks the end of a three year saga from conception to creation. The story includes some controversy and the resignation of a top Statehouse official.

Ohio Lawmaker Fights For Larger Minimum Wage Hike

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Ohio lawmaker wants to hike the state's minimum wage by more than two dollars an hour.
10:50AM
May
20, 2014

An Ohio Democratic lawmaker wants to hike Ohio’s minimum wage by more than two dollars.

Kasich Stresses “Important Movement” In GOP Dinner

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Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour was the keynote speaker, but it was Gov John Kasich who perhaps painted the clearest picture on why he thinks Republicans need to get out the vote.
7:54AM
May 12, 2014

Hundreds of Ohio GOP leaders gathered in Columbus over the weekend for the Party’s annual state dinner, where Gov. John Kasich talked about the importance of the November election.