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Marshall’s 4 TDs lead Bucks past IU

Freshman Jalin Marshall silenced the swarm of social media critics who called down every imaginable curse on his young head after two costly fumbles at Minnesota last week by scoring four touchdowns in a little over 15 minutes Saturday to lead Ohio State past Indiana 42-27 at Ohio Stadium.

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South Outberbelt reopening

Drivers on the South Outerbelt may not know what to do with all that space when they see the new eight-lane freeway that opens Sunday morning.

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Unemployment at 9-year low

Ohio's unemployment rate was down slightly in October to 5.3 percent, its lowest level in almost 9 years.

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Gas prices inspire 7-year high in holiday travel

An improving economy and falling gas prices are being credited with the busiest Thanksgiving holiday travel period in seven years.

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Bill curbs tests

The Ohio House has passed a bill that would limit time students in the state's public schools spend on standardized tests.

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Panel approves “Heartbeat Bill”

A bill imposing some of the nation's most stringent abortion restrictions has cleared an Ohio House committee after suddenly re-surfacing in the lame duck session.

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Murder witness recants

The prosecutor's office in Cleveland has filed a motion dismissing aggravated murder cases against three men falsely accused of killing a businessman outside a corner store in 1975.

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House votes to shield execution drugmaker

The Ohio House has approved a bill shielding the source of the state's lethal injection drugs for a minimum of 20 years.

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Home sales cool with weather

The central Ohio housing market cooled down with the temperatures in October but continued to show signs of recovery, according to data released Thursday by the Columbus Board of Realtors.

Glen, a southern hairy-nosed wombat, arrived at the Columbus at Columbus Zoo Nov. 4, 2014. -Photo courtesy Grahm Jones & Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Zoo’s new wombat “laid-back”

Columbus has its first wombat.

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What makes a good dad?

A father’s involvement with their newborns depends on how ready mom is for parenthood, according to researchers from Ohio State University.

Former President George W. Bush (right) discusses his new book "41: A Portrait of My Father" with Andrew Card, his former chief of staff at his father's George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, in College Station, Texas.

“43” signing “41” at Easton

Former President George W. Bush will be back in Ohio, this time to sign copies of his new book about his father.

The Ohio State marching band perfrms before an NCAA college football game against Michigan Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in Columbus, Ohio.

Fired band director criticizes report

The fired director of Ohio State's marching band is taking issue with a task force report that he says failed to acknowledge that he was the only person held responsible for the years of deficient supervision and oversight uncovered by its review.

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Lawmakers address phones, algae

It may not sound like algae and telephones have much in common, but when you are a lame-duck legislative body looking at a holiday break, politics can make strange bedfellows indeed.

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Man shot in East Side alley

olice have named no suspects in the early-morning shooting of a man behind an East Side apartment building.

The Ohio State marching band before Ohio State hosts Wisconsin in a NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, in Columbus, Ohio.

Task force: Band behavior “inappropriate”

A four-month review of the culture of Ohio State University's marching band has resulted in recommendations for improvement in band operations, training and university oversight.

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Buckeyes #6 in playoff rankings

The Buckeyes took a couple of steps forward in the latest College Football rankings and have gone from being on the fringe to peeping over the edge into the promised land.

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Employers score well on LGBT index

Half of the companies surveyed in Ohio, including Abercrombie & Fitch, Cardinal Health and Nationwide Insurance, got perfect scores from a prominent gay-rights organization.

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Senate ponders hunters’ silencers

An Ohio Senate committee is weighing whether to let hunters use silencers on their guns under some conditions.

Two of these turkeys being raised in western Ohio will travel to the White House this Thanksgiving season. (Photo courtesy of Cooper Farms)

2 Ohio turkeys 2 be spared

There will be two fewer Ohio turkeys bound for a Thanksgiving dinner table next week after they receive the traditional Presidential pardon.

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New Year’s Eve with Elvis

Celebrate New Year’s Even with dinner and dancing to the tunes by authentic Elvis Presley tribute artist Mike Albert.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 27

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A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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‘TIS THE SEASON: Holiday specials airing this week

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Here's a look at Christmas classics and new holiday favorites airing this weekend.

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Obama pardons ‘Cheese,’ America’s top turkey

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The President pardoned the official Thanksgiving turkey in a tradition that is truly American.