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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Unpublished 2014 census figures show about 4.1 million, or 48 percent, of eligible voters in Ohio are working-class whites.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.

NASA Renames Building For Ohio Born Astronaut Neil Armstrong

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Ohio Astronaut Neil Armstrong was honored MOnday by the NASA Space Center.
2:45PM
July
21, 2014

NASA has honored one of its most famous astronauts by renaming a key building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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.

Solar panel array to help heat, power Ohio prison

2:40PM
July
16, 2014

Ohio has unveiled a large solar project at a prison aimed at saving $245,000 in annual energy costs while training inmates to install and maintain the panels as a route to future jobs.

Solar Panel Array To Help Heat, Power Ohio Prison

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The Department of Rehabilitation and Correction holds tours Wednesday at the prison, 50 miles south of Columbus.
9:40AM
July
16, 2014

Ohio has unveiled a large solar project at a prison aimed at saving $245,000 in annual energy costs while training inmates to install and maintain the panels as a route to future jobs.

Cool Summer Temperatures Ahead

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10-day forecast, Columbus, Ohio
3:29PM
July 14, 2014

It certainly won’t be anywhere near as cold as last February, but Central Ohio and much of the nation is about to experience some unseasonable weather.

Study Seeks To Quantify Effects Of Stress Among Women

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An Ohio State laboratory
2:07PM
July
14, 2014

Ohio State university researchers today published findings that seek to quantify combined effects of stress and high fat meals among women. Professor Jan Kiecolt Glaser is lead author of the study. She says day-to-day stress takes a physical toll.

Agency Using New Scale To Grade Lake Erie Algae

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8:42PM
July
12, 2014

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

Columbus Zoo Won’t Try Levy Proposal On November Ballot

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Speaking about the failed May ballot issue, one board member said “We sat on our haunches hoping Jack Hanna would carry us through.”
8:13PM
July
9, 2014

The board of directors of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has voted to forego a levy request on the November ballot.