Schools Cancel, Delay Classes As Temperatures Plummet

By | February 24, 2015

After bitter cold on Monday, temperatures plummeted even more overnight. In the northern Union County village of Richwood, the National Weather Service reported an overnight low of -18 degrees.


Wilmington Prepares For Ohio’s Political Spotlight

By | February 23, 2015

Wilmington is preparing for a political invasion. Governor John Kasich and most state lawmakers will travel to the southwest Ohio city tomorrow for the State of the State address. It’s a return visit for Kasich to a city that was deeply scarred by the Great Recession.

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Winter Weather Challenges Some Area Retailers

By | February 23, 2015

Sub-zero wind chills, snow and ice have caused some people to stay home and out of stores. And some local business owners say they’re feeling the effects.

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Columbus Police Host First Forum On Improving Community Relations

By | February 23, 2015

The forums come after some highly-publicized police-involved deaths in Ohio, including the shootings of two young black males who were holding what turned out to be air guns.


Former Central Ohio Resident Wins Oscar

By | February 23, 2015

J.K. Simmons offered heartfelt thanks in accepting the best supporting actor Oscar for “Whiplash,” and there wasn’t an agent or manager on his list.


Cold Front Tracks Behind Weekend Snow

By | February 23, 2015

Forecasts call for a Monday high near 10 degrees in Columbus, with temperatures sinking to -5 Monday night and Tuesday morning.


Ohio’s Economic Recovery Weak For African-American Communities

By | February 23, 2015

Leaders in the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus claim not enough of the economic recovery has happened within larger inner-city communities.

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Columbus Adds ‘Sister City’ In West Africa

By | February 20, 2015

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says he wants to build closer trade and cultural ties to Africa. During his state of the city speech, Coleman announced Columbus will form a ‘Sister City partnership with Accra, Ghana.

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Funeral For Former Mayor Buck Rinehart To Be Held Monday

By | February 20, 2015

The funeral for former Columbus Mayor Dana “Buck” Rinehart will be held Monday.


State Reports Continued Drop In Ohio Flu Hospitalizations

By | February 20, 2015

Ohio health officials say the number of flu-related hospitalizations continued to fall last week as an unusually severe season winds down.