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When pride alone was at stake

The last time Ohio State traveled to State College to play the Penn State Nittany Lions, there was little on the line but pride, but there was an abundance of that on the field.


Improving parks and trails

State officials have announced plans to revamp campsites and renovate cabins at one state park while handing out millions of dollars in grants to improve and extend hiking and biking trails.


Lowest pump price in 4 years

For the first time in nearly four years, the average price of regular gasoline has dropped below $3 a gallon.

The Ohio State marching band before Ohio State hosts Wisconsin in a NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, in Columbus, Ohio.

OSU defends band director firing

In its response to a lawsuit by fired marching band director Jon Waters, OSU says Waters was fired because he failed to address a sexualized culture within the band and was an at-will employee who could be fired with or without cause, refuting claims that he was a victim of sex discrimination.

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Mom, toddler hit by car

A 20-year-old woman and her two-year-old son were recovering in the hospital after being hit by a car on the West Side late Thursday night.

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State: Hospitals are Ebola-ready

The state Health Department says all of the hospitals in Ohio have finished running through their Ebola preparedness drills, including training in how to manage a suspect Ebola-positive patient and the proper use of personal protective equipment.


$1.1M bond for accused murderer

Bond was set at $1.1 million for a central Ohio man who police say confessed to beating and strangling his pregnant girlfriend before burying her beside a cornfield.


Ebola plan: Be prepared

Public health and private hospital officials in Columbus believe that, when it comes to an infectious disease like Ebola, an ounce of preparation may prove to be worth a pound of cure.

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Nurse who visited Ohio Ebola-free

State officials say there are now 164 people in Ohio, including one Columbus resident, being monitored for Ebola because they had contact or potential contact with the Texas nurse who visited the Akron area before being diagnosed with the virus.

Jacob Ferrero (left) is charged with the murder of his pregnant girlfriend, Samantha Greenlee (right). Columbus Div. of police photos

Murder described

Officials say a Southeast Side man beat his pregnant girlfriend with a baseball bat, strangled her and buried her before leading police to the woman's body days later.


Inmate diagnoised with leprosy

An inmate diagnosed with leprosy has been released from Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and transferred to a state prison department medical facility in Columbus.

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Craiglist Con Man wanted again

Jail only slowed down the man local authorities are calling the “Craigslist Con Man.” It didn’t stop him.

Jacob Ferrero (left) is charged with the murder of his pregnant girlfriend, Samantha Greenlee (right). Columbus Div. of police photos

Body found, boyfriend charged

The boyfriend of a missing 22-yr-old woman has reportedly been charged with her murder after leading police to her body.

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Body in pond may be missing man

An autopsy will be performed on a body found in a car submerged in a Delaware County pond, which authorities think might be that of a Columbus man who has been missing for more than nine years.


Home sales up in September

A continued reticence on the part of would-be home sellers resulted in modest gains in sales in Columbus and the rest of Ohio in September, according to data released Tuesday by the regional and statewide realtors’ organizations.


Early in-person voting up from 2010

The state's elections chief says more than 272,000 absentee ballots have been cast ahead of the fall election.

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Money for Ebola preps OK’ed

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A Statehouse panel approved a funding request to help pay for more protective gear for health care…


Lawmakers want CDC help with Ebola

Ohio members of Congress are calling on the federal government to step up assistance to state health officials as it revises safety protocols to stem the spread of Ebola.

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Fed $$ for algae fight

Ohio will receive nearly $7.5 million as its share of funds from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency intended to battle harmful algae blooms like the one that caused a water emergency in Toledo in August.

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Irving in spotlight in Cavs win

LeBron James was the star attraction but Kyrie Irving stole the show with 28 points to lead the Cavaliers to a 107-98 win against the Chicago Bulls an exhibition game in front of a sellout crowd at the Schottenstein Center on the OSU campus Monday night.

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