Lighting At Capital University Games Gets Okay

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Homes on Bexley's Euclaire Avenue sit just a few feet from Capital's Bernlohr Stadium. Many fear their home value will plummet when Capital installs lights and begins hosting night football and soccer games.
28, 2014

The Bexley Planning Commission last night approved a zoning change to allow stadium lights at Capital University during night games. The meeting lasted four hours.

Former Columbus Firefighter’s Firing Upheld

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A Columbus firefighter fired for sexual misconduct while on duty, loses his appeal to get his job back.
October 28, 2014

In an unanimous ruling, the Columbus Civil Service Commission has upheld the city’s firing of firefighter Marc Cain.

OSU Says More Evidence Exists Of Band’s ‘Sexualized Culture’

Ohio State University today released more evidence supporting the school’s claim of a “sexualized culture” within the OSU Marching Band. Ohio State wants a federal judge to dismiss the lawsuit fired marching band director Jonathon Waters filed against the university.
October 23, 2014

Ohio State University, Thursday, released more evidence supporting the school’s claim of a “sexualized culture” within the OSU Marching Band.

Unemployment Falls Slightly As Ohio Employers Add 6,000 Jobs

October 17, 2014

Labor officials report the most September job gains in goods-producing industries like manufacturing and construction, state government, and trade, transportation and utilities.

Authorities: Columbus Woman Lied About Ebola To Get Treatment

Crews responded to the home on Champion Avenue while wearing protective gear similar to these full-bodysuits.
17, 2014

Authorities say a south Columbus woman who told authorities she was experiencing Ebola-like symptoms after returning from West Africa made up the story to get faster treatment.

State Shale Industry Faces Pressure to Clean Up Methane Emissions

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Ohio's shale drilling industry faces growing pressure to reduce methane emissions.
13, 2014

The Environmental Defense Fund says the state’s growing shale industry is a major source of methane emissions.

Ohio Inmates Doing Less Community Service

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13, 2014

A new report says Ohio prison inmates are performing less community service.

Reynoldsburg Teachers Threaten To Sue School Board Over Pay

Fresh from the picket line, Reynoldsburg teachers are threatening to strike over back pay.
October 10, 2014

Fresh from a three week long strike, teachers now threaten to sue the Board of Education.

Columbus Public Health: Mumps Outbreak Officially Over

Columbus Public Health officials have declared an end to the mumps outbreak in Central Ohio.
10, 2014

Local health officials have officially declared an end to mumps outbreak that began at Ohio State earlier this year.