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More Ohio State Students And Workers Learn How To Prevent Suicide

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Waiting room at Ohio State's counseling center.
6, 2015

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students. Suicide prevention is the goal of a training program at Ohio State University called “Reach.”

Columbus Boy To Play Piano At Carnegie Hall

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Alex Van Bibber, 11, plays at Mozart's Cafe in Clintonville. Van Bibber will play at Carnegie Hall in March.
5, 2015

A Carnegie Hall performance many times is the pinnacle of an artist’s career. But for a Columbus pianist, it could be only the beginning. Alex Van Bibber will perform at Carnegie Hall next month. Alex is only 11-years-old.

Light Snow Delays Some School Openings

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Light snow overnight has delayed some school openings in Fairfield and Licking counties
5, 2015

Light snow in Central Ohio overnight has prompted some schools to delay opening this morning.

Ohio Releases School District Allotments Under Kasich Budget

Governor Kasich's proposed two-year budget will cut funding for many school districts.
4, 2015

The state budget office has released preliminary district-level spending figures resulting from Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s hanges to the school funding formula.

Police Identify Central Ohio Natives In Miami U. Murder-Suicide

Police say Tipton killed Eldemire before turning the gun on himself inside her Oxford apartment on Sunday.
3, 2015

Police have identified the two Central Ohio natives killed in an apparent murder-suicide near Miami University last weekend.

$25K-Mo. Cols. Schools Administrator Contract Pulled From Agenda

Columbus City Schools will postpone hiring a retail executive to help revamp its human resources and communications departments.
February 2, 2015

After the data rigging scandal, new Columbus City Schools leaders promised changes that would restore accountability to and restructure operations in the district. The school board was set to vote, Tuesday, to hire an administrator who would assist in the revamp of its human resources and communications departments, but that has been postponed.

Columbus School Board Member Will Not Seek Re-Election

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Bryan Steward says he will not seek re-election to the Columbus Board of Education.
February 2, 2015

The Vice President of the Columbus School Board says he will not seek re-election.

Riverside Methodist Doctor Suspended

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Riverside Methodist Hospital
January 29, 2015

A local doctor was suspended, Thursday, after a federal appeals court ruled a Cleveland University can deny his medical degree. The case centers on alleged lack of professionalism.

Teachers At Columbus Charter School Seek Union Vote

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Franklinton Preparatory Academy founder Martin Griffith in a classroom at the Chicago Avenue school. A group of teachers at the school wants union representation.
28, 2015

A group of teachers at Franklinton Preparatory Academy have taken steps to force a union organizing vote. If successful, it would be the first union at a central Ohio Charter school.

Snow Covers Freeways, Closes Schools

Many local school districts have delayed or cancelled Monday morning classes.
26, 2015

Columbus City Schools and most other local districts delayed or cancelled classes Monday after heavy overnight snowfall.