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Cold Front Tracks Behind Weekend Snow

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Many school districts north of Columbus delayed class or canceled classes Monday, while Columbus City Schools and districts south of the city were mostly running on time.
8:57AM
February 23, 2015

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

State Reports Continued Drop In Ohio Flu Hospitalizations

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The flu season continues to wind down as fewer Ohioans are sent to the hospital.
10:52AM
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.

Schools Close Again Friday For Subzero Temperatures

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Temperatures were well below zero for much of Ohio Friday morning, with many areas seeing wind chills near -20.
8:45AM
February 20, 2015

School districts across the state, including the Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati city schools, decided to close again Friday as frigid temperatures linger.

Havlicek Used “Meticulous” Preparation To Reach Greatness

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Havlicek was a great college player, but often overshadowed by OSU teammate Jerry Lucas, one of the most highly-recruited players in American high school basketball history.
8:12AM
February 20, 2015

Ohio native John Havlicek starred for Ohio State as the school made three straight national title game appearance in the 1960s. He’s being recognized for those accomplishments as he enters the National College Basketball Hall of Fame.

Attorney General Wants Rebate From Anti-Overdose Drug Maker

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Some Ohio agencies say prices for naloxone doubled during 2014.
11:52AM
February
18, 2015

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking the maker of a drug used to combat overdoses to send money back to local police departments and other agencies that administer the drug.

Group Pushing Marijuana Amendment Makes Major Change

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ResponsibleOhio still intends to put its issue on the ballot this fall.
8:29AM
February 18, 2015

Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana in Ohio are changing their proposal to let Ohioans grow four pot plants in their home.

Ohio Students First To Take New Common Core Tests

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The Common Core standards, which arose from the federal No Child Left Behind law, have been adopted in more than 40 states and spell out what reading and math skills students should master in each grade.
9:04AM
February
17, 2015

New standardized tests based on the national Common Core standards are being introduced in U.S. schools. The first students to take them are in Ohio beginning today.

Snow Storm Clips Columbus, Hammers Southwest Ohio

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7:57AM
February
17, 2015

Columbus City Schools opted to keep students at home on Tuesday. Most districts in Ross, Fayette, and Fairfield counties were also closed or delayed.

Chinese Manufacturer Ramps Up Production Near Dayton

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The former G.M. Moraine plant was the subject of an HBO documentary, "The Last Truck," about the workers who lost their jobs in 2008. Soon it could house hundreds of workers for Fuyao Glass America.
9:02AM
February
16, 2015

Work has started on Fuyao Glass America, the Chinese company taking up residence in the former G.M. plant near Dayton. It’s just the latest example of Chinese companies making big investments on U.S. soil.

Snow Returns To Central Ohio

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Forecasts call for snow Monday and cold temperatures through the week.
7:37AM
February 16, 2015

Forecasts call for snow Monday and cold temperatures through the week.