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Women’s Final Four comes to town

The women's Division I Final Four is coming to Columbus.


Deep freeze follows snow

A day after the Columbus area saw 2 to 5 inches of early-season snow, the mercury has taken a nose dive.

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Ohio U helping fire-displaced students

Ohio University is accepting donations to assist students displaced by a weekend fire that heavily damaged a city block near campus.


Lethal injection bill attracts opposition

Opponents are lining up to testify at the Statehouse Tuesday against a legislative proposal to shield the names of companies whose drugs are used for lethal injections in Ohio.


“Days” actor charged in accident

Soap opera actor Freddie Smith has been charged with felony vehicular assault and misdemeanor driving under the influence after a single-vehicle crash that injured his girlfriend in northeast Ohio.

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First snowfall

The polar vortex that brought central Ohio earlier-than-usual winter temperatures last week brought snow Monday morning.

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Longest slide in pump prices since ’08

Gas prices in central Ohio are a few cents higher to start the work week but an overall downward trend continued.

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Buckeyes inch upward in polls

The win over Minnesota gave Ohio State a slight bump in the polls.

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Columbus unit heads for West Africa

A Columbus-based Ohio Army National Guard unit is expected to go to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak in the region.


Athens fire scorches Union Street

A fire has damaged several buildings near Ohio University's campus, displacing several dozen students, causing power outages and closing some streets.


Ohioans dump 12 tons of unwanted prescription drugs

Ohio officials say that residents have disposed of more than 12 tons of unwanted prescription drugs since drop boxes were introduced two years ago.

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Bucks beat Gophers, weather, 31-24

J.T. Barrett set school records for rushing in a single game and touchdowns in a season as the 8th-ranked Buckeyes beat No. 25 Minnesota 31-24.

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Police training SNAFUs

A police academy was the setting for a funny movie and some less-humorous sequels. Columbus police officials probably hope there will be no sequels to Friday's mishaps surrounding a training exercise.

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South Outerbelt work winding up

Drivers on the South Side will think they’re seeing double. There will be four lanes of open highway on I-270 before Thanksgiving, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.


Mistakes before prison break catalogued

Weak locks, a security camera knocked out by lightning, a homemade ladder and easy access to roofs, cubbyholes and fences all contributed to a jailbreak in Lima in September during which the Chardon High School shooter, the convicted killer of a Madison Township girl and a third inmate made a short-lived break for freedom.

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Coleman’s budget reflects state cuts

The 2015 operating budget unveiled by Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman Friday reflects the need to tighten belts in the face of dwindling resourced coming to cities from the state government.

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Area economy looking strong

A report on the central Ohio economy indicate there are more people choosing to live here, more of them are working and they are earning more.

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Researcher hints at annual outbreaks

An Ohio State researcher predicts the world is on pace to experience at least one outbreak of a deadly disease like Ebola every year because of the high number of diseases that are transmitted from animals to humans.


Website provides real-time plow updates

Columbus saw only a stray flurry on Thursday, but parts of northeast Ohio were getting slammed with up to 12 inches of snow.

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Justice: Gay marriage should be out of Constitution

A state Supreme Court justice says language on gay marriage, pro or con, doesn't belong in the Ohio Constitution.

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