Columbus Castings Adding 500 Jobs

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The company says it will try to hire many of the new employees from the surrounding neighborhood.
8:49AM
September
3, 2014

Columbus Castings says it will add 500 positions at its South Side foundry.

OSU Kicks Off Season Full Of Questions, New Players

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Braxton Miller is a two-time Big Ten Player of the Year. He'll miss the entire 2014 season after re-injuring his surgically-repaired shoulder.
8:46AM
August
29, 2014

For the first time since 2011, the OSU football team will open a season without Braxton Miller as its starting quarterback.

DeWine Defends Video Decision In Walmart Shooting

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John Crawford III was fatally shot by police inside a Beavercreek Walmart store earlier this month. His family has called the shooting unjustified.
12:08PM
August
26, 2014

Ohio’s attorney general is standing behind his decision to let the family of a man killed by police inside a Dayton-area Walmart view surveillance footage of the shooting. But John Crawford III’s family want the video released publicly.

Former OSU Star Files Second Lawsuit Over “Road Rage” Charges

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Stillwagon is suing for the usually-secret evidence presented to the grand jury that issued his indictment.
8:29AM
August 26, 2014

Jim Stillwagon, a fixture on the 1968 OSU football team that won the national championship, has filed a lawsuit against the Delaware County prosecutor’s office for what Stillwagon’s attorney calls “cooked up” charges.

New Book Says “Soft Money” Is Changing American Democracy

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8:32AM
August
25, 2014

In his new book, Daniel Tokaji details what he calls one of the most important recent developments in American democracy: the explosion of independent campaign spending, or “soft money.” Tokaji is an elections law professor at Ohio State University who’s new book is titled “The New Soft Money: Outside Spending in Congressional Elections.”

Chevy Truck Was Most Stolen Vehicle In Ohio In 2013

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Nationally, the Honda Accord was the most frequently stolen car last year, regardless of model year.
11:56AM
August
18, 2014

For the second year in a row, Ohio auto thieves were most fond of a truck in 2013.

Fired Band Director Continues Push To Regain Job

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Jonathan Waters was fired last month after an investigation that OSU officials say revealed "a culture conducive to sexual harassment."
11:05AM
August 12, 2014

The former director of the Ohio State University Marching Band appeared on All Sides with Ann Fisher Tuesday to talk about his work to improve the band’s culture, and why he thinks his firing is unjust.

Former OSU Star, Greg Oden, Arrested For Punching A Woman

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Oden faces two counts of battery after allegedly punching a woman in the face early Thursday morning at his mother's home in suburban Indianapolis.
9:06AM
August 7, 2014

Greg Oden was booked in the Marion County Jail this morning in Indiana on two counts of battery. A police report says officers responded to Oden’s mother’s and “observed blood, swelling to the nose, lacerations to the forehead and nose area of the victim’s face.”

Farmers At Least Partly To Blame For Toledo Water Crisis

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The blue-green algae inundating Lake Erie and some other Ohio lakes is fueled by fertilizer runoff from farm fields and lawns.
8:46AM
August
5, 2014

About a half-million people were told to avoid their tap water after tests showed a toxin linked to algae found in Lake Erie. That algae is fueled by fertilizer runoff.