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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.

Columbus Has Large Stake In Potential Immigration Policy Changes

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The head of the Ohio Hispanic Coalition says Columbus has a large stake in potential changes to immigration law.
3:33PM
November
20, 2014

The head of the Ohio Hispanic Coalition says Columbus has a large stake in potential changes to immigration law. Joseph Mas says the city has a larger undocumented population than other Ohio cities.

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.

COTA Board Votes To Keep Current Fares

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The so-called C-Bus will continue to provide free service to the Short North, Downtown and the Brewery District.
12:09PM
November
19, 2014

The Central Ohio Transit Authority has decided to leave fares as they are at least for the time being.

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.

Parents’ Standing Asserted In Ohio Slots Challenge

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The Ohio Supreme Court plans to rule on whether Ohio school students should have standing in a case questioning the legality of video slot terminals.
2:12PM
November
17, 2014

An anti-gambling group tells the Ohio Supreme Court parents of public school students should be given legal standing to sue Gov. John Kasich over his decision to legalize slots-like video lottery terminals and use some proceeds for non-educational purposes.

Coleman Asks City Council’s Approval Of Fiscal Year 2015 Budget

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Breakdown of Mayor Coleman's proposed fiscal year 2015 budget
6:45PM
November
14, 2014

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman on Friday proposed an $813 million operating budget to the city council for Fiscal Year 2015.

State Program Helps Vets Transition To Farm Fields

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9:01AM
November 13, 2014

This Veterans Day, amid the parades and ceremonies, a new agricultural initiative was launched in Ohio. It strives to give a marketing edge to soldiers who’ve exchanged their uniforms for farm boots.

Ohio Supreme Court To Hear Appeal From Former Death Row Inmate

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Dale Johnston spent seven years on Ohio's death row to two murders he didn't commit. Another man later confessed to the killings.
8:55AM
November 13, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments in the case of Dale Johnston, a Grove City man seeking compensation for serving seven years on death row for two murders he didn’t commit.