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State tests Ebola preparations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the Ohio Department of Health’s laboratory qualified to conduct initial testing for the Ebola virus, according to health officials who briefed reporters during a readiness exercise Tuesday.


Early voting lagging

After two weeks of early voting in Ohio’s Nov. 4 general election in Franklin County, in-person balloting is running ahead, and voting by mail running behind, the pace at the same point during Ohio’s most recent gubernatorial election in 2010, according to data released Tuesday by the Board of Elections..


Macy’s open 6:00 PM Thanksgiving

Macy's is opening its stores at 6:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than last year, to lure holiday shoppers.

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Alleged Snapchat molester

A Toledo man was arrested Friday on charges he lured a juvenile into unlawful sexual conduct via social media and the Internet.


Watching for Ebola

As health officials try to understand how a nurse in Texas contracted Ebola from a patient who died, Ohio health officials are planning a briefing for the media Tuesday morning on the precautions that are being taken in the state.


Springer politicks

Television host Jerry Springer plans to stump this week for an Ohio Democrat vying to be the state's elections chief.


Below $3 a gallon

Gas prices in central Ohio are at their lowest levels in nearly two years, thanks to cheap crude oil, but they are not likely to stay there.

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Police ID suspects killed

Columbus police have identified the two robbery suspects who were shot and killed by officers after an armed robbery at a South Side Dollar General store.

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Idle Bucks advance in polls

By staying idle while other ranked teams were playing, the Buckeyes moved up two spots in both major college football polls.

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“Jerrie” Mock in Hall of Fame

Columbus officials will honor female pilot Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock as the Columbus Hall of Fame's 53rd inductee Monday.


Fire-breather says she’ll be fine

A 23-year-old Columbus woman who was burned during her fire-breathing performance in the Arena District Saturday says her injuries are minor and she will be "just fine."

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Robbery suspects killed by police

Two suspects were killed and two others, including a 17-year-old, were arrested by Columbus police during a robbery at a South Side grocery store Friday night, a police spokesman said.

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Buckeyes’ young guns

The 15th-ranked Ohio State football team marks its second off-Saturday of the season nose-riding an offensive tsunami while wipeouts by higher-ranked teams clear the way for a climb up in the polls.


Voters’ signatures allegedly forged

Elections officials have asked the Union County Sheriff’s Office to launch a criminal investigation into an organization that circulated petitions on behalf of a liquor permit request by a Marysville Kroger store,


Ebola: Ohio is ready

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Amid concerns about the spread of the Ebola virus in the United States following the death of…


Teachers strike settled

Classes were canceled in the Reynoldsburg City Schools Friday so teachers could set up classrooms and prepare for school on Monday after striking teachers and the school board approved a new contract, ending a three-week walkout.


Support for band’s “Salvation” shirts

A central Ohio community is planning a public prayer at this week's high school football game in response to a recent challenge by a group advocating the separation of religion and government.

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Fiery attack “not random”

Columbus police say detectives have determined that an attack where a woman was set on fire on an East Side walking trail was not random.

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Search for West Side girl

Police are looking for an 11 year-old girl who is missing after running out of a school building on the West Side Thursday afternoon.


Deal to end Reynoldsburg teachers strike

Federal mediators say a tentative agreement has been reached in the labor dispute between Reynoldsburg teachers and the school district.

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TLC cancels ‘Honey Boo Boo’


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Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs in new biopic


The "Dark Knight" star will portray the late Apple Computer co-founder.

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