Jackets Blow Lead, Drop Playoff Opener Against Pittsburgh

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Brandon Dubinsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets moves the puck up ice in front of Paul Martin of the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night. Columbus lost game one 4-3.
7:56AM
April 17, 2014

The team at one point was ahead 3-1, but let Pittsburgh chip away and the Penguins took the lead for good with 8:18 left in the game.

Blue Jackets Make Playoff Return Tonight In Pittsburgh

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Derek Mackenzie waits for the puck to drop on a faceoff earlier this season.
7:55AM
April 16, 2014

The Columbus Blue Jackets start their second-ever playoff series tonight against the heavily-favored Pittsburgh Penguins.

Kasich Rolls Out First TV Ad In Campaign For Governor

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The ad debuted Tuesday morning and is expected to run on local television stations for one week.
10:01AM
April 15, 2014

The incumbent Republican governor on Tuesday released a television ad titled “Deliver” that focuses on his humble western Pennsylvania roots, entering Ohio politics, and starting a family.

A.G. Certifies Gay Marriage Ballot Language

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The ruling from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine comes on the same day a federal judge is expected to order the state to recognize out-of-state gay marriages.
10:59AM
April
14, 2014

A proposed constitutional amendment to legalize gay marriage in Ohio has cleared a big legal hurdle.

Tressel Applies For Another Presidential Post

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While at OSU, Tressel admitted that he knew of allegations of players trading memorabilia for cash and tattoos at least eight months before the rules violations became public. He resigned months after the OSU scandal became public.
8:03AM
April
14, 2014

Former Ohio State football coach and current University of Akron vice president Jim Tressel has formally applied to be the next president of Youngstown State University.

Columbus Teen Charged In Double Shooting

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Police say the shooting happened behind Stafford's Market at the intersection of Hudson St. and Parkwood Ave. in the East Linden neighborhood.
7:57AM
April
7, 2014

A 16-year-old boy is in jail on charges of shooting two men in northeast Columbus yesterday.

Report Ranks Ohio Near Bottom In Ethnic Achievement Gaps

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9:03AM
April
2, 2014

The “Race for Results” report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation used an index based on 12 factors including math and English scores, teen pregnancy rates, and employment prospects.

Girl Raped While Waiting For School Bus

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Police say the suspect pulled the girl behind 1452 Myrtle Ave. as she was waiting on a school bus.
8:58AM
April 2, 2014

Columbus Police say the girl, 13, was pulled behind a vacant home and assaulted while waiting for a bus Tuesday morning.

State Releases Annual Death Penalty Report

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10:42AM
April
1, 2014

The annual report covers every execution in Ohio since 1981 when the state reinstated the death penalty. Four people joined that list in 2013.