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Holiday tree lighting

Christmas comes to Broad and High streets Tuesday with the lighting of the official Ohio state capitol Christmas tree.

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Deer season underway

Ohio's annual weeklong period for hunting white-tailed deer with guns has begun.

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Man kills self inside OSU’s Wexner arts center

The Wexner Center for the Arts on the OSU campus will be closed until further notice while authorities investigate a former university employee’s suicide and evaluate damage he caused to artwork on display.

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Buckeyes move up in polls

The Buckeyes gained two spots in both major college football polls after beating arch-rival Michigan on Saturday.

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Online shopping cuts into Black Friday store traffic

Cyber Monday, the first day back at work for most people after the Thanksgiving weekend, is when shoppers traditionally use their employers’ faster internet connections to shop for holiday bargains.

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OSU dominates UM, but no Big 10 title awaits

The Buckeyes trounced arch-rival Michigan 42-13 Saturday, but the win was not enough to earn them a return trip to the Big Ten Championship game.

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2 men dead in holiday shooting in Heath

Two men are dead following a confrontation inside a house in Licking County on Thursday afternoon that happened even as the Thanksgiving meal was being prepared, Sheriff Randy Thorp said.

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Ohio nears $1 billion in liquor sales

An economy on the upswing is driving us to drink. Well, not exactly.

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Is Black Friday worth the trouble?

Many Ohio shoppers will be searching for Black Friday deals but a new survey examines whether or not the annual shopping tradition nets the best bargains of the holiday season.

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OSU to ban Mirror Lake jump

Ohio State University officials are moving to end the traditional Mirror Lake jump following the death of a student Wednesday morning.

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Mystery man dies after being pulled from Mirror Lake

The man who was pulled from Mirror Lake early this morning, as students were gathered for the annual lake jump held before the Ohio State-Michigan football game, has died.


Over the river and through the woods…

Many Americans have gotten the jump on Thanksgiving, already taking to the roads and by air to reach their holiday destinations.


Hilltop shooter had threatened mass shooting in 2009

Records show the man suspected of killing three members of a West Side family was investigated six years ago for threatening a mass shooting.


Buckeyes out of CFP’s top 4

The Buckeyes slid five spots in the latest College Football Playoff rankings following their loss to Michigan State Saturday.


Parents, 7-year-old son killed in Hilltop shooting

COLUMBUS – Police say it’s unclear why a man shot and killed three members of a West Side family, including…


Trump in Columbus: Waterboarding, 9/11 and Kasich

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he wants the U.S. to engage in much more aggressive interrogation techniques on terrorism suspects and he doubled down on his claim that Muslims in New Jersey were seen celebrating after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

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Mending fences at OSU

Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott has apologized for the critical comments he made about play calling after Saturday's loss to Michigan State.


Columbus to help power Christmas buying surge

With Columbus and Cincinnati leading the way, Ohio shoppers are expected to spend 4.2 percent more during the holidays this year than in 2014, outpacing the national growth rate.


October unemployment 3.6% in central Ohio

Unemployment in central Ohio ticked downward in October to 3.6 percent, matching the 14-year low reached in August, according to data released by the state Tuesday.


Rising prices slowing home sales

Tight supply and rising prices hurt home sales in central Ohio and across the nation in October, according to reports released Monday.

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