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Ohio Lawmakers Try to Close Loophole in Sex Offender Law

12:00AM
March
10, 2009

The Ohio Senate has passed a bill to prevent sex offenders from living within 1,000 feet of schools or day care facilities even if they committed their crimes before passage of a state law prohibiting such residency.

Provisional Ballots, Computer Glitches, Poll Worker and Voter Errors All Part of Election Day Headaches, Delays

12:00AM
November
7, 2008

The Franklin County Board of Elections today is correcting some ballot counts and processing more than 27,000 provisional ballots in a bid to put the wraps on Election 2008. But a Congressional race hangs in the balance.

Ohio State President’s Son-in-Law Dies of Injuries

12:00AM
July
24, 2008

Funeral arrangements are pending for Dr. Allan Moore, son in law of Ohio State University President Gordon Gee.

Columbus Bar Faces Escalating Fines over Smoking Charges

12:00AM
June
11, 2008

The Columbus health Department will determine whether a local bar has violated the state’s no-smoking law. If so, it would not be the first time.

Law Enforcement Agencies Target Columbus Metro Area

12:00AM
May
30, 2008

The Ohio Highway Patrol and Columbus area law enforcement agencies are launching six weeks of stepped up enforcement on Monday.

Possible End to Short-Term Loans in Ohio

12:00AM
May
15, 2008

A battle is waging in Ohio between lawmakers and payday lenders.

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Voter ID Well Received by Some in Ohio

12:00AM
April
28, 2008

Indiana’s Republican secretary of state says today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the state’s voter ID law means voters can have confidence in elections.

Victim Wants Stalkers To Be Tracked Electronically

12:00AM
January
30, 2008

Ohio legislators heard Wdnesday from a victim of stalking. She endorsed a plan that would open the door for judges to order electronic monitoring of some stalkers.

Dann Goes After Fourth Charter School

12:00AM
January
18, 2008

Ohio’s Attorney General is going to court to try to shut down another charter school. It’s the fourth time that Marc Dann has accused of a charter school of violating its duty as a charitable trust.

Former OSU Chimps Lose Lawsuit

12:00AM
January
18, 2008

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is considering appealing a Texas court decision that seven former Ohio State University primates do not have the legal right to sue. PETA tried to get legal standing for the primates, saying the conditions of their sanctuary was substandard.