Ohio Unemployment Down In October

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9:00AM
November 21, 2014

State labor officials say Ohio employers added about 1,000 workers in September, and about 14,000 people left state unemployment roles.

Heavy Snowfall Puts Ohio Harvests Behind Schedule

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Ohio farmers say 20% of their harvest will be delayed due to heavy snowfall.
11:39AM
November
20, 2014

The first heavy snowfall in the state has put Ohio harvests behind schedule after an already difficult growing season due to last winter’s brutal cold.

Ohio Lawmaker Indicted On Burglary, Theft Charges

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Newly elected Republican Rep. Steven Kraus of Huron has been indicted on charges alleging he took antiques and other items from an Ohio home.
11:01AM
November
20, 2014

A newly-elected state lawmaker has been indicted on charges alleging he took antiques and other items from an Ohio home.

Red-Light Camera Officer Requirement Clears Senate

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Police will be required to be present when tickets are generated by red-light cameras under a bill passed by the Ohio Senate.
3:47PM
November
19, 2014

A police officer’s presence would be required for tickets to be issued from red-light cameras around Ohio under a bill that’s cleared the Ohio Senate.

Ohio Vote on Hunting Gun Silencers Delayed A Week

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An Ohio Senate committee has delayed a vote on a measure to allow Ohio hunters to use silencers.
12:19PM
November
19, 2014

An Ohio Senate committee has delayed a vote on whether to let hunters use silencers on their guns under some conditions.

Major Change Coming To Execution Drug Bill

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9:01AM
November 19, 2014

A fast-moving bill would shield the names of companies whose drugs are used for lethal injections in Ohio, but its Republican sponsor says he’s open to allowing the secrecy provision to expire at some point in the future.

Ohio Governor’s EPA Director Pick Advances

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Craig Butler has been acting head of the Ohio EPA since January.
3:29PM
November
18, 2014

Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s pick to lead the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has been recommended for confirmation.

OU Taking Donations for Students Displaced by Fire

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Firefighters douse remnants of fire in downtown Athens.
9:50AM
November
18, 2014

Ohio University is accepting donations to assist students displaced by a weekend fire that heavily damaged a city block near campus.

NCAA Picks Columbus for 2018 Women’s Basketball Final Four

Ohio State University Deputy Athletic Director Michelle Willis in a t-shirt for the 2018 Women's Final Four which will be held in Columbus.
Ohio State University Deputy Athletic Director Michelle Willis in a t-shirt for the 2018 Women's Final Four which will be held in Columbus.
8:31AM
November 18, 2014

A culminating event of March Madness will call Columbus home in a few years. The NCAA has awarded Columbus the 2018 Final Four in women’s college basketball.