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Artifact Excites Archaeologists, Raises More Questions

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The gorget found February 13, 2015, in Newtown appears to be engraved with an image that appears to be half bird and half cat.
8:39AM
March
3, 2015

Contractors digging a trench for a fiber optic box near Cincinnati earlier this month found human remains. They also found an ornamental plate known as a gorget.

AEP Ruling Could Color Future Utility Proposals In Ohio

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An American Electric Power plant in Conesville, Ohio.
7:58AM
March 2, 2015

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio last week rejected a request from American Electric Power to have customers subsidize two coal plants. So what will it mean for future utility proposals in Ohio?

Parents Upset State Law Prevents Security Barricades

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8:23AM
February 27, 2015

Parents of students in the Southwest Licking Schools district say they’re frustrated with the state’s decision to keep schools from using security barricades intended to stop a gunman.

Fewer Ohioans Got Concealed Carry Permits In 2014

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8:13AM
February
27, 2015

For the first time in several years, there was a drop in the number of people getting or renewing concealed carry gun permits in Ohio last year.

Ohio Oil, Gas Drilling Up Again In Final Quarter Of 2014

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The report shows 779 wells produced at least some oil or gas out of the 828 wells drilled in Ohio's shale formations.
8:30AM
February
26, 2015

New figures show more than 3.5 million barrels of oil and 164 billion cubic feet of natural gas were produced during the final three months of 2014.

Strickland To Run For U.S. Senate

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9:56AM
February 25, 2015

Former Ohio governor Ted Strickland is jumping back into the political arena.

Kasich Pushes Tax Cuts, Education Funding In State Of The State

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8:28AM
February
25, 2015

Gov. John Kasich took his State of the State speech on the road again last night – this time to Wilmington near Dayton, where he talked tax cuts and increases, but didn’t say anything about his possible presidential ambitions.

Schools Cancel, Delay Classes As Temperatures Plummet

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It was the coldest February 24 ever in Columbus, as temperatures dipped to -10 degrees early Tuesday.
7:38AM
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

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Wilmington airport is recovering after the loss of 7,000 jobs in 2009. Governor Kasich will travel to the city for Tuesday's State of the State address
4:12PM
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.

Columbus Police Host First Forum On Improving Community Relations

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Tamir Rice (left), 12, was killed by police who say he reached for his waistband as officers were responding to reports of someone waving a gun. He had what turned out to be a toy air pistol. John Crawford was killed by police in a Dayton-area Walmart while holding an air rifle he picked up off a store shelf.
11:34AM
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.