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State Rep Calls For Investigation Into Dayton Prison

By Lewis Wallace | April 2, 2015

A state representative is calling on state prison officials to investigate a Dayton women’s prison after multiple allegations of sexual contact between staff and inmates, guards bringing drugs into the prison, and an increase in the use of force.

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Columbus Double Murder Suspect Wounded By Police

By | April 1, 2015

Columbus police say a double murder suspect was shot and wounded Wednesday by officers near Parsons Avenue and Kossuth Street. He was taken into custody shortly after the killings.

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Ohio Governor Vetoes Voter Item In Bill; Impact Unclear

By | April 1, 2015

The governor has used his line-item-veto pen to strike a provision that Democrats claimed would discourage out-of-state college students from voting in Ohio.

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Previously: Ohio Reporter Roundtable

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Dayton Tries To Snag Businesses Upset About New Indiana Law

By | April 1, 2015

Officials in Columbus and Dayton Dayton are aiming to capitalize on backlash against a religious-objections law in neighboring Indiana that critics say could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians.

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Cancer Survival Rates Shockingly Low For Young Adults

By | April 1, 2015

Young adults traditionally aren’t the face of cancer. But people between the ages of 15 and 39 are diagnosed with cancer at a rate six times higher than children, according to the National Cancer Institute.

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Investiture Ceremonies Install Dr. Michael Drake As OSU President

By | April 1, 2015

Nine months after beginning his leadership duties at Ohio State University, Dr. Michael V. Drake was formally installed as president in ceremonies Tuesday. In an address, Drake laid out his vision and priorities for OSU.

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Bexley City Council To Consider Discrimination Ordinance

By | March 31, 2015

Bexley City Council will consider a discrimination ordinance that would include members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. The move follows a lesbian couple who spoke out about a local wedding photographer who declined their business due to their their sexual orientation.

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New OSU Leader: Ohio State Commits $400M To Affordability Effort

By | March 31, 2015

Ohio State University’s newest president says the institution is committing $400 million over five years to lower students’ costs and improve the value of their education.

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Early Voting Begins Next Week, City Leadership Posts Up For Grabs

By | March 31, 2015

Early voting begins next week for the May primary. Columbus voters will decide candidates for both the city school board, city council, and mayor. .

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Ohio Slashes Inmate Phone Expenses To 5 Cents A Minute

By | March 31, 2015

The Ohio prisons agency has slashed the cost of inmate phone services and plans to install hundreds more phones.