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Report: Ohio has fewer jobs, smaller paychecks

Lower wages, fewer jobs, income disparity are all part of Ohio's economic landscape six years after the end of the Great Recession.


Man with son, McKinley, objects to name change

A Connecticut state senator who has named four of his children after mountains is the latest public official to oppose the name change of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali.

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Buckeye Lake property owners told to remove docks

The state has issued its edict to the more than 370 owners of properties next to the Buckeye Lake dam: The docks, decks, patios and all of the other structures they have built on the state-owned side of the earthen dam have to be removed, at the owners’ expense.

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Woman says she shot intruder

No charges had been filed early Wednesday against a woman who told police she shot a man who kicked in a door and broke in on her and her baby in their East Side home Tuesday morning.

JT or Cardale? No decision yet

Buckeye head coach Urban Meyer may know on Wednesday who will start at quarterback in the season opening game at Virginia Tech Monday night, but he says his choice won’t be public until Ohio State’s first offensive play of the game.

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Mountain or molehill?

The White House says the Interior Department will work with Ohio officials to find a suitable way to honor the nation’s 25th president, now that the mountain named after William McKinley has been changed.


Most Dangerous Intersections

The Northeast Side continues to be the most hazardous part of Columbus for motorists.


Missing Denison student found dead

Denison University officials say classes have been canceled and counselors will be on hand after the body of a missing student was found Tuesday morning.

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Man dead in East Side shooting

Police had named no suspects or given a motive behind a shooting that left a 19-year-old man dead on an East Side street late Monday night.


Gas prices in full retreat

Columbus motorists were enjoying the return of reasonably priced gasoline after a spike caused by refinery problems.


Jeni’s kitchen to reopen

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams planned to reopen the company’s production kitchen on Monday after a nearly three-month shutdown.


West Jeff building collapse

Police say part of a two-story building collapsed in West Jefferson Sunday morning, sending at least one person to the hospital with minor injuries.


Mount named for Ohio president renamed

President Barack Obama says he's changing the name of the tallest mountain in North America from Mount McKinley to Denali.


Buckeye road game = longer weekend + crowded roads

Low gas prices and a Buckeye season opener on the road add up to busy roadways and a long holiday weekend for more than a million Ohioans who are expected to travel for Labor Day.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton walks past the Presidential seal in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, after a ceremony where President Barack Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former President Bill Clinton and others. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Clinton attacks GOP on women’s issues

During her first visit to Ohio since declaring her candidacy, Hillary Rodham Clinton drew parallels between terrorists and the Republican presidential candidates when it comes to their views on women.

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Pot group challenges Husted over ballot language

The group backing a marijuana legalization issue on the November ballot is taking Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s office to the state Supreme Court over the language voters will read at polling places on Election Day.


Tigers’ tiger is at the game

A northeast Ohio high school football team that's had a live tiger cub at games for decades has kicked off the season with its traditional mascot, even though the boosters haven't proved they'd meet stricter state rules for keeping exotic animals.

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Four killed: Suspect could face death penalty

Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty for a 27-year-old man if he's convicted of aggravated murder in the June slayings of four people at a Northeast Side home.

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No “ragweed-a-thon”

Ragweed pollen is tainting our air, just like it does every year about this time, but so far the data from the nearest air monitoring station in Dayton show a typical year.

City of Dublin

161/Eiterman roundabout due to open

Dublin officials are celebrating the completion of the city’s 20th roundabout a month and a half ahead of schedule.

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