Some Immigrants In Columbus At Risk For Silent Killer

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An immigrant is screened for Hepatitis B.
21, 2014

Central Ohio is home to some 70,000 Asian immigrants. And advocates worry a silent deadly disease is hidden in the population. Immigrants from Asia and some African nations face a greater risk for Hepatitis B and may not know they have it.

Ohio State Students Struggling To Keep Sober Get Their Own Dorm

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Recovery House at Penn Place will be a dorm for Ohio State students in alcohol and drug recovery.
17, 2014

This fall a new dorm opens at Ohio State for students who are recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. It’s called Recovery House at Penn Place where students will get support services as they work to stay sober.

Republicans Target Minority Voters In Outreach Effort

Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo details the efforts of a group to attract more minority voters to the Republican Party.
March 13, 2014

Three Ohioans will be part of advisory councils for the Republican National Committee as it reaches out to underrepresented communities.

Many Ohio Schools Dropping Drug Resistance Program

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Westerville Police Officer Carrie O'Neil conducts a D.A.R.E. class at Emerson Elementary.
26, 2014

Many Ohio schools have cut their Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or D.A.R.E., programs due to budget cuts and studies that show the program doesn’t work.

New Apartments Serve Military Veterans

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Military veteran Kenneth Perry in his apartment in the Commons at LIvingston.
4, 2014

Expansion of a Livingston Avenue apartment complex for some military veterans means more than just a place to stay. It’s a lifeline to a new beginning.

Columbus Businessman Struggles To Be Citizen Keep Family Together

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Columbus business owner fights to get citizenship, maintain family business.
15, 2014

Ohioans living here without permanent documents wait to see if Congress will pass immigration reform in 2014. It’s estimated about 11 million undocumented immigrants live in the United States.

A Second Water Leak Flows On Downtown Streets

City crews continue repairs to a ruptured water main at the intersection of Gay and Fourth Streets
7, 2014

As workers repair a water main break at Gay and Fourth Streets, another downtown leak is reported at Main and High. Officials say this one is not as large as the one Monday night that turned parts of downtown into a river.

Ohio’s Economic Forecast In 2014 Shows Strength For Some Jobs

Housing sales in Ohio could improve as more construction gets underway in 2014.
30, 2013

One Ohio economist says there will be growth in some job sectors in the coming new year.

Four People Rescued From Apartment Fire

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Columbus firefighters rescued four people from an apartment complex fire they say started with candles.
December 27, 2013

An early morning apartment building fire on Columbus’ east side forced several families out of their homes.