Legal Expert: Local Discrimination Laws Offer ‘Limited Protection’

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Jerra Knicely (L), Jenn Moffitt and their lawyer, Carol Ann Fey, attend a rally before a Bexley City Council meeting. They say a local company declined their business due to their being a same-sex couple. Bexley City Council has formed a committee to draft a discrimination ordinance which is expected to include sexual orientation and gender identity.
5:30AM
April
3, 2015

Indiana’s controversial religious freedom law has renewed the debate over whether businesses can use faith to refuse service to gay and transgender customers. We look at a local discrimination claim, local civil rights ordinances and whether the rules can be enforced.

Cancer Survival Rates Shockingly Low For Young Adults

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A billboard recognizes Brittany Beitel's last day of Chemo. Beitel was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 26.
9:00AM
April
1, 2015

Young adults traditionally aren’t the face of cancer. But people between the ages of 15 and 39 are diagnosed with cancer at a rate six times higher than children, according to the National Cancer Institute.

Bexley City Council To Consider Discrimination Ordinance

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Jerra Knicely (L), Jenn Moffitt and their lawyer, Carol Ann Fey (R), attend a rally before a Bexley City Council meeting. The women say local business turned them away due to their being a same-sex couple.
9:42PM
March
31, 2015

Bexley City Council will consider a discrimination ordinance that would include members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. The move follows a lesbian couple who spoke out about a local wedding photographer who declined their business due to their their sexual orientation.

DNA Technology Is Changing The Game In Cancer Treatment

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Cancer treatment, in recent years, has moved away from a “one size fits all” approach toward more personalized care. Doctors call it “precision cancer medicine.”
7:09AM
March
30, 2015

Cancer treatment, in recent years, has moved away from a “one size fits all” approach toward more personalized care. Doctors call it “precision cancer medicine.”

Researchers Use Common Viruses To Fight Cancer

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Cancer research has shown promising results by infecting the cancerous tumor with a virus, like the common cold.
7:08AM
March
30, 2015

For years, cancer has been treated with chemicals, radiation and surgery. Now researchers are finding viruses may be a new approach.

County EMA: Expect To Change Readiness Plan Due To High-Risk Dam

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Home construction on Buckeye Lake dam have contributed to its weakened state.
3:08PM
March 16, 2015

Dozens of state and local natural resources and emergency management agencies met Monday to discuss procedures if the high-risk dam at Buckeye Lake breaks.

Decades Of Development To Blame For Dam Compromise

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5:19PM
March 12, 2015

Ohio officials are determining how they’ll fix what federal officials call a structurally unsound dam at Buckeye Lake. Development on the earthen dam is partly to blame, and it seems there was little oversight on construction for decades.

Report: Buckeye Lake Dam Presents ‘Significant Risk To Public’

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Buckeye Lake Dam
4:08PM
March 11, 2015

The findings of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study on Buckeye Lake dam are serious.

Red Light Cameras To Be Turned Off March 23

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Red light cameras in Columbus will be turned off March 23.
2:20PM
March
11, 2015

In two weeks, red light cameras in Columbus will be turned off.