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State cautions school about tiger cub mascot

A northeast Ohio high school that uses a live tiger cub as a mascot has been warned it must submit more documentation to continue that tradition without violating the state's law on dangerous animals.

Columbus Clippers

Clippers home win streak now at 11

Back-to-back home runs by Jesus Aguilar and James Ramsey in the first inning were all the Clippers needed to power past the Buffalo Bisons for a Huntington Park-record, 11th-straight home win.

Susan G. Komen Columbus Race for the Cure

Komen Race raises $2 million

Nearly 32,000 runners and walkers took part in the 23rd Annual Komen Columbus Race for the Cure in downtown Columbus on Saturday, making it the largest Race for the Cure in the United States.

Photo credit: John Sense/morguefile

Gas prices increase

Central Ohio drivers are seeing the first increase in prices at the gas pump in two weeks.

Ohio State Highway Patrol

Seat belt enforcement

The Ohio State Highway Patrol will be one of those teaming up for a multi-state campaign to encourage seat belt use as the summer driving season gets unofficially underway with the Memorial Day weekend.

Columbus Clippers

Clippers 4, Red Sox 1

After dropping the opening game Thursday night, the Clippers came back to win the last three games of a four-game series in Pawtucket, capped off by Sunday’s 4-1 victory.

Saga Comm

Smoking materials ignited four-alarm fire

Improperly discarded smoking materials are being blamed for sparking a four-alarm blaze at a South Side earlier this month.

Logo courtesy Columbus Crew Communications

Earthquakes 2, Crew SC 0

The road woes continued for Columbus Crew SC as they dropped a 2-0 decision to the San Jose Earthquakes Saturday.

Susan G. Komen Columbus Race for the Cure

Race For The Cure

Organizers say the Susan G. Komen Columbus Race for the Cure is second to none in the U.S. and to only one in the world.


Jeni’s will reopen for Memorial Day

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams says its scoop shops will reopen in time for the unofficial start of summer.

Saga Comm. 2013

Buckeyes open 2015 season under lights

The Buckeyes will begin defense of their national college football championship in prime time.

Saga Communications

City considers police body cams

The city will explore the use of body cameras for officers, review how it handles internal-affairs complaints, and make permanent community forums that have been held across the city in recent months.

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

Director will lead TBDBITL on interim basis

Ohio State has named an associate marching band director as the replacement for Jonathan Waters, who was fired for turning a blind eye to a "sexualized culture."

Cleveland Cavaliers

Cavs clinch, advance to East finals

LeBron James struggled to score 15 points, Kyrie Irving limped off the court and the Cavaliers still beat the Chicago Bulls 94-73 on Thursday night to clinch their Eastern Conference semifinal series in six games.

Saga Communications

OSU/Maryland game a noon kickoff

When Maryland makes its first trip ever to Ohio Stadium it'll be an early start.


Testing, Common Core attacked on two fronts

Ohio students almost certainly will spend less time taking state assessments next year, but lawmakers are not yet in agreement on how to make it happen.

Columbus Foundation

Big Give for sure: $15 million

With creative marketing, a tight timeline and nods to local pride, the plea — pick a central Ohio nonprofit organization and donate within 24 hours — persuaded charity-minded people to part with a total of $15 million.

Photo courtesy of the Ohio Statehouse Photo Archive

Bill extends statute of limitations on rape

The Ohio Senate will take up a House-passed bill to extend the time period for prosecuting some sexual assault cases, including those uncovered through DNA evidence


Bills would relax gun laws

A pair of proposed gun laws would expand concealed weapons in Ohio by potentially allowing them in places such as churches or day cares.

Cleveland Cavaliers

James, Irving deliver in Game 5

LeBron James scored 38 points, Kyrie Irving added 25 and the Cavaliers held on for a 106-101 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their testy Eastern Conference semifinal.

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