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Foligno calls his shot, Jackets win in OT again

The Blue Jackets erased a 3-0 deficit and Nick Foligno's wrist shot just inside the blue line in overtime gave the Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Melons hide 3,300 lbs. of pot

Columbus police officers arrested three men and seized more than a ton and a half of marijuana hidden on a truck carrying watermelons.

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Knox Co. measles apparently came from Phillippines

State and local health officials are investigating a possible measles outbreak in Knox County centered around people who recently returned from the Philippines.

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Cleveland captives want apology from Rivers

Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced.

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Schools need to cut $50M

The Columbus City Schools need to cut about $50 million and the district’s budget director believes it can be done.

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Jail officer released, standoff ends

A correction officer taken hostage by three inmates at an Ohio county jail has been released unharmed, and the inmates have been taken to a maximum-security facility.

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Gas prices take a big leap

Drivers can be forgiven for doing double-takes at the sight of gas prices this morning.

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Teen faces life for jogger’s murder

A 16-year-old boy who was living in a group foster home when he was accused of fatally stabbing a jogger in a Northeast Side park last year will be sentenced to life in prison as part of a plea agreement.

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Almost do-or-die

The Blue Jackets will try not to fall behind 3-1 in their NHL Stanley Cup playoff series with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Gay marriage ballot issue clears another hurdle

A proposed constitutional amendment repealing part of Ohio’s ban on same-sex marriage has gotten another stamp of approval from elections officials, though supporters say voters will probably not see it on a ballot this year.

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UC is 3rd home night game in ’14

A fourth night game has been added to the Buckeye football schedule this fall.

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Coach sentenced in Steubenville rape case

A volunteer football coach whose Steubenville house was the scene of a party that preceded the rape of a girl by two high school football players has pleaded no contest to two charges.

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Tressel among 3 finalists for Akron Pres. job

Former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel is among three finalists in the University of Akron's search for a new president.

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State parks to get $88.5M for fixup

State officials are preparing to invest $88.5 million to upgrade and modernize trails, campgrounds and recreational facilities in Ohio's state parks over the next two years.

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Prosecutors slam death penalty reviiew

Prosecutors are criticizing final proposals in a report about Ohio's capital punishment law, calling them anti-death penalty.

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Murder suspect surrenders

Police say a 34-year-old man wanted in the shooting death of a man whose body was found in a wooded area on the East Side in January surrendered to officers on Tuesday.

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Area’s jobless rate lowest since May ’08

Central Ohio maintained its reputation as the engine driving job growth in Ohio as the region’s unemployment rate dropped to a six-year low in March, mirroring the decline in the state's jobless rate, according to data released Tuesday morning.

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Home sales heat up with rising temperatures

The housing market in central Ohio showed signs of coming out of hibernation last month, with increases in listings and sales.

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Penguins 4, CBJ 3

If your team scores first and takes a two-goal lead in the NHL Stanley Cup playoff series between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Pittsburgh Penguins, be afraid. Be very afraid.

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Mumps cases top 250

Health officials say a mumps outbreak that began at OSU in January has now spread to more than 250 people, more than half of the nation's 438 reported cases last year.

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‘The Other Woman’ serves up revenge in comic female fantasy

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"The Other Woman" is a somewhat rare species - a comedy by women, about women and for women.

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Judd Apatow’s ‘Simpsons’ episode to air after 24 years

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The "Knocked Up" writer/director submitted a script in the 90s. Now it's finally being made.

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Idris Elba will voice the villainous tiger Shere Khan in the latest adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's adventure tale.