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Anti-discrimination effort in Bexley

From Indiana to Arkansas to Bexley, the debate over discrimination against gays and lesbians has taken center stage.

Delaware Co. Sheriff's Office

More accuse Olentangy teacher of molestation

Three more children have come forward to accuse their former teacher of sexually assaulting them in his classroom, bringing the total number of accusers to eight.

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Police seek runaway

Columbus police are asking for help locating a 12-year-old Northeast Side boy they believe ran away from home over the weekend with his older brother.

Columbus City Schools

Mayoral candidates eye school changes

Columbus City Schools are failing children and something has to be done to turn around education in Columbus. That is the message from all four men running to be Columbus’ next mayor, all of whom have different ideas about how to fix the district.

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)

Controversy not hurting Clinton in Ohio

The recent flap over her use of a private email account while she was Secretary of State has had little impact on what Ohio voters think of likely Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.


Cold case murder

Columbus police say a man has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for a fatal shooting 24 years ago and has been sentenced to 10 to 25 years in prison.


Reminder about tax on online purchases

Have you shopped on the Internet or through catalogues and not been charged Ohio sales tax?


Gas price up, but not as bad as it could be

Gas prices are up for the second week in a row, but analysts say it could be worse.


Mature ladies bare all for charity

A charity calendar featuring women in their 80s and 90s from an Ohio assisted living facility is opening more than a few eyes.

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NCAA rule change allows “fuel zones”

In a new snack room for athletes at Ohio State University, players on the men’s lacrosse team buzzed in after a recent practice and left with armloads of sandwiches, juice, yogurt.


Electronic auto insurance cards allowed

Ohio drivers can begin flashing their proof-of-insurance on electronic devices starting Monday.

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Adoption records 1964-96 now open

Thousands of Ohioans who were adopted between the years 1964 and 1996 can now look at their records,


Jobless rate stuck at 5.1%

Ohio's unemployment rate in February remained static for the third consecutive month at 5.1 percent, according to data released by the state Friday.

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Buckeyes advance with OT win

Ohio State will play 2nd-seeded Arizona in the third round of the NCAA Tournament after a thrilling overtime win over Virginia Commonwealth in their opening game Thursday.


More medicine doesn’t make us feel better

You would think that spending more money on more doctors, nurses and medicine would make people feel healthier but a new study from OSU suggests the opposite may be true.


740 + 220 = 10

Beginning on Saturday, people who live in the large area of central and southeastern Ohio covered by the 740 area code will have to start dialing 10 digits to place a call, even if it’s down the street.


Another tough winter

It may not have been the “polar vortex” but the winter of 2014-15 was no cream puff either.

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Price high, water low for Buckeye Lake dam repair

Gov. John Kasich says the process of replacing a faulty earthen dam at Buckeye Lake will begin immediately and the water level will be kept low in the meantime.


$1 million for 39 days wrongful imprisonment

A court has awarded a Cleveland man convicted and sentenced to death just over $1 million, or about $71 for every day the state falsely imprisoned him.


Police: Fire victim may have been murdered

An elderly woman whose body was found in her burned-out East Side apartment Monday morning appears to have been the victim of a homicide, Columbus police said.

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