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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.

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.