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Fugitive Treasure Hunter Returns To Ohio For Legal Fight

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Fugitive treasure hunter Tommy Thompson returned to Ohio Wednesday after waiving extradition.
12:16PM
March 11, 2015

A deep-sea treasure hunter who spent years as a fugitive has returned to Ohio to face the investors he’s accused of bilking out of millions of dollars in gold.

Ohio’s Largest Online Charter Spent $2M On Ads To Attract Students

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Ads for the online charter schools portray it as a haven for young parents and students who've been bullied.
8:55AM
March 9, 2015

Ohio’s largest online charter school reported at least $2.27 million spent last school year on advertising to attract students.

Ohio Prisons Chief Pushes For More Early Release

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State leaders say Ohio is paying $1 million a year to care for 58 people, including two who are on life support and brain dead.
11:57AM
March
6, 2015

Ohio prison officials want to be able to save money by releasing inmates who require round-the-clock medical care or are otherwise incapacitated.

Late Winter Storms Clips Columbus, Slams Southwest Ohio

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9:04AM
March
5, 2015

Columbus saw very little snow Wednesday night and Thursday morning, but it was a much different scene in Chillicothe and areas further south.

Heroin Antidote Maker To Give Rebates To Ohio Agencies

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Some Ohio agencies say prices for naloxone doubled during 2014.
11:51AM
March
4, 2015

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the manufacturer of a drug overdose antidote will provide rebates for public agencies buying the drug over the next year.

Ohio Has Big Stake In ACA Challenge Before Supreme Court

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8:23AM
March 4, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday over whether the federal government can pay subsidies to people in Ohio and other states that don’t have state-created health insurance marketplaces set up after the Affordable Care Act.

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.