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Fugitive Treasure Hunter Returns To Ohio For Legal Fight

Fugitive treasure hunter Tommy Thompson returned to Ohio Wednesday after waiving extradition.
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

Ads for the online charter schools portray it as a haven for young parents and students who've been bullied.
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.
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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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

Some Ohio agencies say prices for naloxone doubled during 2014.
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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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

The gorget found February 13, 2015, in Newtown appears to be engraved with an image that appears to be half bird and half cat.
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

An American Electric Power plant in Conesville, Ohio.
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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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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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.