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New Research In Ohio Labs Brings Star Trek Technology To Life

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UC Davis researchers work on their project, "Terahertz Interconnect, the Last Centimeter Data Link"
12:29PM
June
9, 2014

Ohio is emerging as a global center of research in a branch of physics that’s stymied scientists for decades. It’s called Terahertz radiation, a band of light waves with potential uses that range from detecting cancer to uncovering art forgeries.

Six Indicted In Cleveland Chase and Fatal Shooting

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Timothy Russell (left) and Malissa Williams were killed by Cleveland Police after a chase that ended with 137 shots fired by officers. Police claimed they were fired on first, although a gun was never recovered.
11:18AM
June
2, 2014

Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams were killed in the chase in November 2012. Police claimed they were fired on first, although no guns were recovered.

Census Data Show Columbus Is Growing Fast

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No other large Ohio city comes close to Columbus' growth between 2010 and 2013.
9:04AM
May 22, 2014

The city grew by 4.3 percent from 2010 through 2013, to 822,553 residents. Columbus is still the country’s 15th largest city, just behind San Francisco in population.

Cleveland, Cincinnati Archdioceses Defend Contract Changes

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The Cleveland contract changes include language that refers to teachers as “teacher-ministers.”
8:22AM
May
13, 2014

The Catholic Diocese of Cleveland has joined its counterpart in Cincinnati in requiring its elementary school teachers to sign contracts with expanded morality clauses. The changes come about a year after a Columbus Catholic high school teacher was fired after disclosing her same-sex relationship.

Course Requires Students Map Out Own Business Plan

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Members of Patrick O'Brien's business class, which instructs students to map out their life.
10:54AM
May
12, 2014

Some Miami students are going to leave with more than words. A special business class requires students to map out their career paths before they leave campus.

Former A.G. Raises Questions About Conviction

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8:53AM
April
8, 2014

Former Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro says a man serving a life prison sentence may have been wrongly convicted.

Ohio Group Holds Out Hope For Thorium Energy

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This schematic from 1969 represents the state of the art Thorium molten salt reactor design. Engineers at Oak Ridge Labs developed the technology then abandoned it in favor of the more familiar Uranium fueled light water reactors.
12:24PM
March
31, 2014

A group in Northeast Ohio is promoting an alternative form of atomic power that they say promises safer and cheaper nuclear reactors: Thorium. But critics say its time as a viable energy source has passed.

Cleveland Leaders Hope Hotels Will Land Them Convention

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County and city leaders are hopeful a revamped downtown and new convention center can help Cleveland land the 2016 Republican National Convention.
9:05AM
March 6, 2014

Cleveland made bids to host political conventions in 2008 and 2012, but lost out both times. Local leaders are hopeful more hotel rooms and a new convention center will land them the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Columbus, Cleveland And Cincinnati Make RNC Convention Cut

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Columbus has been named a finalist to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.
11:28AM
February 27, 2014

Ohio’s three flagship cities – Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati – have been named finalists in the competition to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Reds, Indians Fans Hopeful For 2014

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The Reds and Indians both reached the postseason in 2013; that's the first time both teams made the playoffs in the same season since 1995.
12:32PM
February 21, 2014

Vendors are hawking beer and peanuts, grounds crews are chalking the baselines, and everyone is a contender. That means spring training is underway.