Bumper Crop Drives Down Corn Prices

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The $4.37-per-bushel price last week was the lowest in five years.
8:18AM
July
28, 2014

The high corn yields from this year and last year are forcing a drop in prices not seen in the past five years.

Ohio CEO Among Two Killed In Findlay Plane Crash

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Media reports said plane was traveling from Holland, Michigan, to Bluffton, Ohio.
7:24AM
July 28, 2014

Hancock County deputies say Ralf Bronnenmeier, CEO of Grob Systems in Bluffton, was piloting the single-engine Lancair IV-P plane that crashed early Sunday morning into a ditch along a county road just northeast of the city of Findlay.

Legislative Committee Hears Update On Prison Food Complaints

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Legislators hear complaints about prison food service vendor Aramark
8:27PM
July
26, 2014

A legislative committee is getting updates on complaints facing the private food vendor that won the contract to feed Ohio inmates.

2 Wounded In Columbus Mall, Police Blame Gangs

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The shooting occurred at Columbus' Eastland Mall
8:15PM
July
26, 2014

Two teens have been arrested following gunfire that wounded two people and sent shoppers scrambling in a central Ohio mall.

Ohio State To Form Task Force After Band Scandal

8:03PM
July
26, 2014

Ohio State University says a task force will be formed to help bring changes after the firing of its celebrated marching band’s director amid allegations he ignored rampant sexual harassment.

Ohio Charity Offers To Take Immigrant Children

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8:54AM
July
25, 2014

A Cincinnati charity says it has applied for a federal grant aimed at bringing to Ohio some of the immigrant children who have flooded across the U.S. border recently.

Biden Urges Infrastructure, Job Training In Ohio

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Vice President Joe Biden.
11:49AM
July 24, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden says investment in infrastructure and job training is needed to increase economic opportunities in the nation’s cities.

State, Businesses Reach Deal Over Workers’ Comp Overcharges

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Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation administrator Steve Buehrer says the state has made major changes to its system.
7:52AM
July 24, 2014

A settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit charging that Ohio’s state insurance fund for injured workers overcharged employers hundreds of millions of dollars over several years.

Secretary Of State Orders Training For All Poll Workers

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Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says in a statement that about 40,000 poll workers are needed on Election Day, and his directive will ensure that all poll workers are ready for the Nov. 4 election.
8:19AM
July
23, 2014

The directive issued Tuesday by Secretary of State Jon Husted would require training for every poll worker this year, regardless of previous experience. That’s a change from current state law.