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Governor John Kasich Barely Registers in Poll of GOP Hopefuls

By | December 16, 2014

A new national poll Republican voters indicates Governor John Kasich has some work to do to increase his name recognition; Kasich barely registers in the survey.

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Parent Trigger ‘Pilot Project’ In Columbus Has No Takers

By | December 16, 2014

Improving low performing public schools is a problem that has troubled educators and parents for decades. This year, Ohio is trying a new tactic, allowing for parents to take over a troubled school.


Report: More Reforms Needed In Lucasville Prison

By | December 16, 2014

A prisons inspection committee says work still needs to be done at one of the state’s toughest lock-ups, where inmates continue to report concerns about racism and excessive use of force.

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Previously: Treating Ohio’s Opiate Addiction


Fairfield Police Seek Cause Of Death For Woman Found Dead At Plant

By | December 16, 2014

Police are trying to determine what caused the death of a 20-year-old woman whose body was found near the entrance of a water works plant in southwestern Ohio.

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Newark Police Officer Who Ran Down Suspect Cleared

By | December 16, 2014

A central Ohio prosecutor says a police officer who ran down a suspect with an SUV after another officer was shot did not nothing wrong.


Report: David Pepper To Be New Ohio Democratic Party Chair

By | December 15, 2014

Democrat David Pepper will be the new Ohio Democratic Party chairman, according to NPR member station WVXU in Cincinnati.

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Medicaid Expansion Means Treatment for More Ohio Opiate Addicts

By | December 15, 2014

The recent expansion of Medicaid services has helped more people get addiction services.

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Mother: Boy Killed By Police Never Had A Chance

By | December 15, 2014

The mother of a 12-year-old boy shot to death by police on a Cleveland playground says her son was never given a chance to follow officers’ orders.

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Bob Evans CEO Stepping Down

By | December 15, 2014

The CEO of Bob Evans Farms Inc. is stepping down after more than eight years in the post by mutual agreement with the company as the restaurant operator works on improving its performance.


Program Uses Text Messages To Link The Hungry With Pantries

By | December 15, 2014

The goal of the new Columbus program is to link people who need extra food with underused food pantries in their neighborhoods.