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Ginther denies “pay-to-play” in red light cameras

Columbus City Council President and mayoral candidate Andrew Ginther went before reporters at City Hall Monday to defend both himself and the city amid pay-to-play allegations surrounding a red light camera company

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Nitrate advisory lifted

Columbus officials on Monday canceled a water advisory that had been in effect for the past two weeks in parts of the city.

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Mystery around missing women deepens

Authorities say search teams are combing the land in southern Ohio where the body of a missing woman was found over the weekend.


Home sales, prices up

It was easier to sell a home in central Ohio last month and well worth the effort as sales and prices went up while the amount of time homes remained on the market stayed low.

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Bill would end “pink tax”

A proposal from Ohio lawmakers would do away with taxes on feminine care products.

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ESPN claims proof of Rose gambling

ESPN says it obtained a notebook that shows Pete Rose bet on Cincinnati Reds games during his last season as an active player in 1986.

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Rain brings flooding in Ohio

As Ohioans try to dry out and recover from a rainy week that brought lots of flooding, warnings remained in effect Monday.


Body of missing Chillicothe woman found

The sheriff in Ross County says a body found over the weekend is that of one of three missing women from Chillicothe.


Gas price falls 15 cents since last week

Central Ohio gas prices dropped 15 cents since last Monday and are back at the level where they were two weeks ago.

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Pollster: Strickland’s lead may be temporary

Former Gov. Ted Strickland enjoys a six-point lead over U.S. Sen. Rob Portman in a poll released Monday.

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Sunday, bloody Sunday

Authorities say a 28-year-old man was gunned down outside a carryout on the North Side, one of three people who died violently on Sunday.

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Anti-gypsy moth campaign begins

Mysterious planes will be swooping low in the skies over central Ohio this week as the Ohio Department of Agriculture begins aerial treatments designed to disrupt gypsy moth mating.


Man uses son as human shield

Police say a 27-year-old man was arrested in northeast Ohio after he threw an airsoft gun at officers and used his son as a shield to keep them away.

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Husted: Statehouse pot resolution would trump initiative

Ohio’s top elections official says a proposal in the Statehouse to prohibit marijuana monopolies would cancel out a proposed citizens’ initiative that would create them.

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Red light camera exec admits bribing Columbus officials

The former CEO of a red light camera vendor pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to her role in an eight-year bribery and fraud scheme, involving city officials in Columbus and Cincinnati.


Jeni’s shops to reopen

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams will reopen its scoop shops Saturday.


State’s unemployment rate steady at 5.2%

Ohio's unemployment rate remained at a 14-year low in May, 5.2 percent, unchanged from April, according to data released Friday morning by the state.


Health agencies target smoking in LGBT community

The Ohio Department of Health and Columbus Public Health will have booths at the Columbus Pride Festival, where they will hand out brochures about smoking cessation.

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House/Senate panel to work out budget

Ohio's budget director and legislative analysts are planning to update state lawmakers on the latest revenue and Medicaid projections as compromise talks begin on the state's spending blueprint.

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Police name 2nd suspect in Hudson St. slayings

Police have released the name of the man they reportedly believe was the triggerman in the murders of four people whose bodies were found in the basement of a South Linden home Saturday morning.

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