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“D” in the spotlight

With a youthful offense and the challenge of facing a lethal, unique offense the Buckeyes defensive players have their hands full as they open their 125th season.

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9-year-old missing

Police are asking for help locating a missing Northeast Side boy.

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“J.T.” Time

His coaches and teammates believe J.T. Barrett has assumed the starting quarterback job at No. 5 Ohio State as if that were the plan all along.

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Summer’s Last Blast

It’s Getaway Day for thousands of Ohioans taking advantage of the last holiday weekend of the summer.

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35 arrested in prostitution sweep

More than a dozen prostitutes and their clients were rounded up during a two-day crackdown that began with a block watch complaint in a South Side neighborhood this week, Columbus police said.

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Johnny Football “not himself” in ad

Wearing spandex leggings, a headband and working out a class of exercising women as if he were Richard Simmons. No, we've never seen Johnny Football like this.

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Wreck snarls Outerbelt

A Gahanna woman is recovering from injuries suffered in a one-vehicle accident that shut down part of the Outerbelt on the East Side for much of the Thursday afternoon rush.

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Absentee ballots in the mail

Ohio's elections chief says applications for absentee ballots will be mailed Friday to all registered voters in the state.

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OSU rejects band director’s request to clear name

Ohio State has rejected the latest appeal for reconsideration by fired marching band director Jonathan Waters.

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Pickerington schools back to normal

There will be a heightened law enforcement presence in the Pickerington Local School District today when classes resume after students spent much of Wednesday afternoon under lockdown following a threat.

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Lightning knocks out power in Gahanna

A lightning strike is being blamed for a power outage that left thousands of people in the Gahanna area sweating in the dark overnight.

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Internet outage

Time Warner Cable says a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours on Wednesday morning.

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Worst drivers in US aren’t here

If you thought Columbus drivers were the worst in the country, you were mistaken. They’re not even the worst in Ohio.

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Wal-Mart shooting probe

An attorney for the family of a man fatally shot by police at a southwestern Ohio Wal-Mart is calling for the U.S. Justice Department to open a civil rights investigation.

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Miller surgery “went well”

Braxton Miller’s shoulder surgery was a success, according to the doc, the coach and the patient.

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Clinched! Clippers win IL West

One was all they needed and that was what the Clippers got Tuesday night: A 3-1 victory over the Mud Hens at Fifth Third Field that clinched the International League West Division title for Columbus.

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Welcome, Class of ’18

With fall semester classes at OSU beginning Wednesday, the university has welcomed the Class of 201 to campus and the city has made a pitch it hopes will succeed in convincing a lot of them to stay in town after they graduate.

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Combatting infant mortality

Efforts are being made at the local and federal level to combat the problem of infant mortality in Columbus and the rest of Ohio.

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Braxton’s surgery; No broadcast TV for Navy

Buckeye quarterback Braxton Miller will have season-ending shoulder surgery Tuesday and, though he was elected co-captain by his teammates, will be recovering when the team travels to Baltimore for the season opener.

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4 dead in NE Ohio plane crash

Authorities are trying to figure out why a plane crashed just after takeoff from a regional airport outside of Cleveland, killing the four people aboard.

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