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House Committee To Vote On “Heartbeat Bill”

By | March 24, 2015

An Ohio House committee has scheduled a possible vote for Tuesday on a proposal to effectively ban abortions after the first fetal heartbeat is detected. The measure has failed in each of the last two legislative sessions.

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Home Sales Down, Prices Up In February

By | March 24, 2015

A smaller housing inventory has slowed home sales and driven up prices in Central Ohio. How long will that trend stick around?

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Ohio Ex-Lawmaker Standing Trial On Fraud, Theft Charges

By | March 23, 2015

The trial of a former Ohio lawmaker accused of misleading investors about a company’s financial status and using their money for personal gain has begun after numerous delays.

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This Week: John Kasich Tours New Hampshire, Sounds Like a Candidate

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Excavation Project Could Offer Insight Into Early Days Of Cholera

By | March 23, 2015

An Ohio State University professor is leading an archaeological project that could help doctors better understand how the deadly bacteria has evolved over the last 160 years.

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Ohio Drivers Can Now Use Smart Phones To Prove Insurance

By | March 23, 2015

Ohioans are now able to show proof of insurance to police officers and state agencies with their smart phones and other electronic devices.

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Ohio Panel OKs Marijuana Legalization Effort As Single Issue

By | March 21, 2015

Backers of an effort to legalize marijuana in Ohio for medicinal and recreational use can now collect the thousands of signatures needed to get the proposal before voters.

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House Speaker Boehner To Host Ohio Farm Forum

By | March 21, 2015

The speaker of the U.S. House plans to hear from farmers back home.

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10-Number Dialing Starts For Calls In Ohio’s 740 Area Code

By | March 21, 2015

Callers in central and southeast Ohio’s 740 area code are beginning to need 10 numbers to make local calls as preparations are made for the addition of a new 220 area code in about a month.

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Ohio Sheriff Sentenced To 7 Years For Public Corruption

By | March 20, 2015

A southeastern Ohio sheriff found guilty of more than a dozen public corruption charges has been sentenced to seven years in prison.

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FBI Seeks Help In Hunt For “Buckeye Bandit”

By | March 20, 2015

The FBI is asking for the public’s help in finding a man suspected of robbing 20 Columbus-area banks.