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Zeke critical of coaches in defeat

A couple of Ohio State's star players made it clear they would not return next year, one of them blasting the coaching staff's play-calling in the 3rd-ranked Buckeyes' loss to No.9 Michigan State Saturday.


Buckeyes fall on last-second Spartan field goal

Michael Geiger's 41-yard field goal as time expired gave Michigan State a 17-14 win over Ohio State, all but scuttling the Buckeyes' chances of defending their Big Ten and national championships.


Former President Bill Clinton is a Buckeyes fan

No trip to The Ohio State University would be complete without some football.


4th straight month of unemployment declines

Ohio's unemployment rate was 4.4 percent in October, a 14-year low, down from 4.5 percent in September.

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Sorting contenders from pretenders

Now the real fun starts in the Big Ten East Division.


Research: Coffee does not affect baby’s IQ, behavior

A new study shows pregnant mothers who drink moderate amounts of caffeine do not harm their baby’s intelligence or cause behavior problems or obesity.


Getting Edison to D.C.

The long struggle to get Thomas A. Edison to Washington has come to this: crowd-funding.

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Man shot to death in field

A man shot to death in a field on the Northeast Side Thursday morning is the 78th homicide victim of 2015 in Columbus.


Faulty valve blamed for house blast

Investigators have pinpointed the cause of an explosion that destroyed a central Ohio home.


“Buddie” blamed for pot defeat

The head of Ohio's failed campaign to legalize medical and recreational marijuana in a single vote says the effort is regrouping for 2016 and will be gathering input from residents on how best to proceed.


Brothel operator to serve 5 years

The operator of a chain of massage parlors that employed illegal immigrants as prostitutes faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to charges in federal court.

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Amazon center could bring 2,000 jobs

Online retail giant Amazon has confirmed plans to open two new fulfillment centers in central Ohio.


House votes to cut Planned Parenthood funding

A bill that seeks to divert more than $1 million in government funding away from Planned Parenthood has cleared the Ohio House.

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Buckeyes still No. 3 in CFP rankings

The top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings remained unchanged this week, with the Buckeyes still in the No. 3 spots, behind unbeaten Clemson and once-beaten Alabama.

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House approves expanded concealed-carry law

With supporters saying they are eliminating “victim zones,” the Ohio House voted 63-25 Tuesday for a bill allow carrying concealed handguns into daycare centers, along with public areas of law enforcement stations and airports.

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Highest holiday travel volume in 8 years

Highways and airports will be crowded this Thanksgiving holiday weekend, more crowded than for any Thanksgiving since before the recession, according to the AAA’s estimates.


Ohio House: No more Syrian refugees

The Republican-dominated Ohio House is urging President Barack Obama to halt the settlement of Syrian refugees in the state and the U.S., citing safety concerns.

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OSU in trademark fight with casino over “The Shoe”

Ohio State University is officially opposing an effort to prevent a Cincinnati casino from naming its concert venue "The Shoe."

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Gas explosion blamed for South Side blast, fire

Authorities say a house explosion and fire on the South Side that injured a man and his great-granddaughter Tuesday was likely the result of an accidental gas explosion.


Kasich says no to refugees

Governor John Kasich has joined the growing number of U.S. governors who are telling the Obama administration they don’t want their states or the nation to accept more Syrian refugees.

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