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Data Used To Determine Charter Funding “Not Necessarily Accurate”

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Thursday's report comes as Republican Gov. John Kasich and state legislative leaders have said they'll pursue revisions to Ohio's charter school laws after a series of negative reports.
11:30AM
January
22, 2015

Ohio Auditor Dave Yost says more than half of the charter schools checked during unannounced inspections last year had far fewer students in attendance than the number on record with the state. Charter school funding hinges largely on enrollment numbers.

Group Trying To Legalize Pot In Ohio Uses Liquor Laws As Template

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9:56AM
January
21, 2015

A group hoping to put a marijuana legalization question before voters on the fall ballot is releasing more details about its proposal.

Ohio F.O.P. President Wants Obama’s Backing In State Of The Union

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A police officer patrols near protesters in Ferguson, Missouri last year.
10:37AM
January
20, 2015

The president of the Ohio Fraternal Order of Police is calling on President Obama to use Tuesday night’s State of the Union address to denounce attacks against police.

Progress And Challenges In Ohio’s Human Trafficking Problem

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Ohio's Human Trafficking Task Force was formed by Gov. John Kasich "to marshal the resources of the State of Ohio to coordinate efforts to identify and rescue victims, create a coordinated law enforcement system to investigate and prosecute human trafficking crimes, and to provide the services and treatment necessary for victims to regain control of their lives. "
8:16AM
January 16, 2015

Experts in the courtroom and on the streets gathered at the Statehouse Thursday to discuss Ohio’s progress in ending human trafficking.

Researchers: Renewable Energy Freeze Has Chilled Industry

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8:59AM
January
15, 2015

A research group says a new law freezing the state’s green energy standards has led to significant declines in the wind and solar industry in Ohio. But the study is getting some blowback from a key backer of that law.

Marysville Police: ‘Hostage’ Was In On Crime

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11:20AM
January
14, 2015

Police in Marysville now say a woman who was thought to be a hostage yesterday was a participant and has been charged.

Online, Summer College Courses Among Kasich Budget Options

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3:32PM
January
10, 2015

Gov. John Kasich is being urged to support new technologies and innovative teaching styles in college classrooms across Ohio.

Snow Followed By Bitter Cold

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12:14PM
January
7, 2015

Forecasts call for a low of -7 Wednesday night and Thursday morning. The wind chill could make that feel as cold as -22.

Snow Covers Freeways, Closes Schools

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Traffic was moving slowly around Columbus early Tuesday, including on St. Rt. 315 at Lane Avenue.
7:49AM
January
6, 2015

Columbus City Schools and most other local school districts opted to cancel classes on Tuesday after several inches of snow blanketed the region.

Zanesville Artist Selected for Edison Sculpture

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Cottrill's Bronze of Edison
5:06PM
December
29, 2014

An Ohio man has been tentatively selected to be the creator for a new sculpture of Ohio native Thomas A. Edison for Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.