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Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing At Port Columbus

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File photo
8:13AM
July
23, 2014

A Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Port Columbus International Airport because a fire-indicator light came on.

Working-Class Whites Now Fewer Than Half Of Ohio Voters

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Unpublished 2014 census figures show about 4.1 million, or 48 percent, of eligible voters in Ohio are working-class whites. That's down from 50.5 percent in November 2012.
7:28AM
July
22, 2014

New census data show working-class whites now make up less than half of Ohio’s eligible voters, a demographic change that has both parties expanding their efforts to reach other voters.

Ohio Teen’s Death Puts National Focus On Caffeine Powder Dangers

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Logan Stiner was a healthy 18-year-old senior
7:53PM
July
19, 2014

The sudden death of a healthy high school senior has focused attention on unregulated caffeine powder.

Central Ohio Mumps Cases Now Surpass Last Year’s National Figure

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A child with mumps with the characteristic swollen jaw
5:21PM
July 16, 2014

The number of Central Ohio mumps cases has now surpassed the entire number of cases reported in the United States last year.

Maggots In Food Among New Prison Food Complaints

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Complaints of maggots, food and staffing shortages plague Ohio's prison vendor.
12:49PM
July 15, 2014

Maggots in food, staffing shortages and multiple reports of running out of food are among new complaints facing the vendor that won the contract to serve food to Ohio inmates.

Agency Using New Scale To Grade Lake Erie Algae

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Lake Erie
8:42PM
July
12, 2014

Researchers are adding a new wrinkle to how they will forecast the yearly algae outbreaks on Lake Erie.

Former OSU Pediatrician Gets 12 Months In Child Porn Case

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Pelloski cited a troubled childhood and his own sexual abuse as a boy in seeking a lighter sentence.
12:15PM
July
11, 2014

A former top pediatrician at Ohio State University is headed to prison after pleading guilty to a child pornography charge.

Men Charged With Leaving Overdose Victim On Roadside

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The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says Nicholas McCord (left) and Corey Roberts (center) left Jordyn Hollingsworth's body on a roadside after she died of a heroin overdose.
8:50AM
July 9, 2014

Two local men are charged with abuse of a corpse after police say they dumped a woman’s body on a secluded road after she died from an apparent heroin overdose.

West Nile Virus Found In Columbus Mosquitoes

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Columbus health officials say the West Nile Virus has been found in mosquitoes on south side.
12:00PM
July
8, 2014

Columbus Public Health Commissioner Dr. Teresa Long has confirmed that two pools of mosquitoes collected by health officials have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

Maggots Found In Food At Prisons In Marysville, Trumbull County

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Aramark Correctional Services is a private company with the contract to feed Ohio prison inmates.
8:31AM
July
8, 2014

The private company charged with feeding Ohio prison inmates says maggots were found in food and serving equipment at two Ohio prisons.