IKEA To Build Columbus-Area Store

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IKEA calls itself "the world's leading home furnishings retailer."
8:00AM
January
27, 2015

Swedish furniture retailer IKEA says it plans to build a store in the Columbus area.

Ohio Sues Federal Government Over Fee In Affordable Care Act

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DeWine calls the fee “a blatantly unconstitutional expansion of power by the federal government.”
11:55AM
January 26, 2015

Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine has made good on threats to sue the federal government over a tax in the Affordable Care Act.

Data Used To Determine Charter Funding “Not Necessarily Accurate”

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Thursday's report comes as Republican Gov. John Kasich and state legislative leaders have said they'll pursue revisions to Ohio's charter school laws after a series of negative reports.
11:30AM
January
22, 2015

Ohio Auditor Dave Yost says more than half of the charter schools checked during unannounced inspections last year had far fewer students in attendance than the number on record with the state. Charter school funding hinges largely on enrollment numbers.

Four Columbus High Schools On Lockdown

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Northland, Whetstone, Linden-McKinley, and Mifflin High Schools were all placed on lockdown Wednesday.
12:33PM
January 21, 2015

A district spokeswoman says the lockdown came after “a threat.” Several media outlets say the lockdown was intended to prevent any potential gang violence after a 16-year-old boy was murdered Tuesday night.

Ohio F.O.P. President Wants Obama’s Backing In State Of The Union

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A police officer patrols near protesters in Ferguson, Missouri last year.
10:37AM
January
20, 2015

The president of the Ohio Fraternal Order of Police is calling on President Obama to use Tuesday night’s State of the Union address to denounce attacks against police.

Former OSU Football Player Charged With Assaulting Child

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Hayes left OSU is 2012 to transfer to the University of Toledo.
10:57AM
January 15, 2015

Former Ohio State football player Kenny Hayes has been charged with felonious assault and two counts of endangering children after prosecutors say his girlfriend’s son suffered injuries consistent with shaken baby syndrome.

Marysville Police: ‘Hostage’ Was In On Crime

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11:20AM
January
14, 2015

Police in Marysville now say a woman who was thought to be a hostage yesterday was a participant and has been charged.

Cardale Jones Leads OSU In National Title Game

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Cardale Jones was OSU's third-string quarterback last summer. After injuries to Braxton Miller and J.T. Barrett, he assumed the starting role and led the Buckeyes to wins over Wisconsin in the Big Ten title game and Alabama in the Sugar Bowl.
8:17AM
January 9, 2015

Cardale Jones was OSU’s third-string quarterback last summer. After injuries to Braxton Miller and J.T. Barrett, he assumed the starting role and led the Buckeyes to wins over Wisconsin in the Big Ten title game and Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. He now faces Oregon in the national championship game on Monday.

The Passing Of An Era: Well-Known Holocaust Survivor Dies

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Abe Weinrib recorded his story for Columbus' Jewish Community Center in 1987.
8:59AM
January 6, 2015

Abe Weinrib spent the last several decades of his life telling local students about the Nazi occupation of Europe and his time in concentration camps. He died last week at the age of 102.