OSU Agrees To Get 25 Percent Of Its Power From Wind Farm

The Blue Creek Wind Farm could provide OSU with 25 percent of the power used by the Columbus campus.
1, 2012

Ohio State University has signed a deal with an Ohio wind farm that could mean the one quarter of the Columbus’s campus energy will come from wind power.

Jack Nicklaus To Join Mitt Romney At Westerville Rally

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September 25, 2012

Legendary golfer and Upper Arlington native Jack Nicklaus will join Mitt Romney when the Republican presidential nominee holds a rally Wednesday in Westerville .

In Bexley Stop, Obama Touts College Affordability

President Obama focused on college affordability during a stop at Capital University in Bexley.
21, 2012

President Barack Obama focused on higher education accessibility and affordability in this latest trip to Central Ohio. It was the president’s latest attempt to separate himself from Republican Mitt Romney.

Ohio Jobless Rate – No Movement In July

Ohio's unemployment remained unchanged at 7.2 percent in July.
17, 2012

After several months of steady but slight declines, Ohio’s unemployment rate remained unchanged in July. The state’s jobless rate stands at 7.2 percent – the same as it was in June.

Husted Orders Uniform Early Voting For All Counties

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has ordered uniform voting hours for all Ohio counties.
15, 2012

All Ohio counties will have the same hours for early voting. Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted Wednesday afternoon decided to order uniform hours for all counties during the early voting period.

Chief Justice, Top Lawyer Say Courts Face Funding Crisis

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Top lawyers say courts in Ohio and the nation face a funding crisis.
August 15, 2012

Ohio Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor and former president of the American Bar Association Bill Robinson say courts in Ohio and across the nation face a funding crisis.

Central Ohio Home Sales Climb In June

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2012 Home Sales in Central Ohio are up 10% over last year.
19, 2012

The Central Ohio real estate market continues to show signs of recovery. The Columbus Board of Realtors says home sales climbed 18 percent in June compared to June of last year.

Group Looking To Change Redistricting Comes Up Short

Advocates for redistricting reform say the state's latest congressional maps shows the system is broken.
July 18, 2012

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says supporters of a constitutional amendment to change the way Ohio draws its legislative districts have fallen short of the number of valid signatures needed to get the issue on November’s ballot. Husted says the group Voters First Ohio has fallen about 131,000 signatures short.

Blue Jackets Name Todd Richards Permanent Coach

Todd Richards sheds the "interim" label and becomes the Blue Jackets permanent head coach.
14, 2012

The Columbus Blue Jackets are removing the “interim” tag from head coach Todd Richards. The team announced today Richards has agreed to a two year contract through the 2013-2014 season.