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Budget: GOP changes school funding, tax proposals

Statehouse Republicans trained their sights on school funding cuts and tax increases in their version of a two-year budget unveiled yesterday.

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Bush: “I’m my own person”

GOP White House prospect Jeb Bush has kicked off a speech to business leaders in swing-state Ohio with a series of personal recollections, saying he's his "own person."

Mount St. Joseph's Lauren Hill gives thumbs up as she holds the game ball during her first NCAA college basketball game against Hiram University at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Sunday Nov 2, 2014. The NCAA allowed Mount St. Joseph's season opener to be moved up to Nov. 2, so that Hill, who has an inoperable brain tumor, to be able to play in a college basketball game.

Laying Lauren to rest

The burial for Lauren Hill was held Tuesday in a private ceremony, one day after thousands attended a memorial at the basketball arena where the college freshman made her first layup while fighting brain cancer.

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Search for missing 11-year-old

Police are asking for the public’s help locating an 11-year-old Southwest Side girl who didn’t return from school Tuesday afternoon.

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Equal Pay Day

April 15 is the deadline for Americans to file their income tax returns, but the day before is a red-letter day to activists seeking better wages for women.

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Delaware woman charged after zoo mishap

A Delaware woman accused of holding her 2-year-old son over a railing at a Cleveland zoo when he fell into a cheetah exhibit has been charged with child endangering.

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Not-yet candidate Bush visits Ohio

GOP White House prospect Jeb Bush is targeting swing state Ohio even as the state's Republican governor considers a presidential bid of his own.

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Boards strikes down “5 of 8″ rule

The Ohio Board of Education voted Monday to eliminate school-staffing requirements that critics argue will allow districts to get rid of music and art teachers, librarians, counselors and other staff.

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Urban renewal: 6-year, $6.5 million contract extension

Winning college football’s national championship has earned Buckeye coach Urban Meyer greater job security and a heftier paycheck.

Mount St. Joseph's Lauren Hill gives thumbs up as she holds the game ball during her first NCAA college basketball game against Hiram University at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Sunday Nov 2, 2014. The NCAA allowed Mount St. Joseph's season opener to be moved up to Nov. 2, so that Hill, who has an inoperable brain tumor, to be able to play in a college basketball game.

Lauren Hill memorial

Lauren Hill has been memorialized with her own music and words in the basketball arena where she had one of her greatest moments.

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Four dead in overnight crashes

Four people died in separate accident on central Ohio roadways overnight.

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3-year-old accidentally kills one-year-old with gun

Police in Cleveland say charges likely will be brought against the person who took a gun to the house where a three-year-old boy shot his one-year-old brother in the head and killed him.

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Teen, woman slain Sunday

Police in Columbus are looking for a suspect in a shooting at a North Side apartment complex early Sunday morning that left a 16-year-old boy dead.

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Mom drops toddler into zoo’s cheetah pit

Zoo officials in Cleveland say a woman was dangling her two-year-old son over a railing when he fell about 10 feet into a cheetah exhibit.

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Mayoral candidate wants $12.50 “living wage”

One of the Democratic candidates for Mayor of Columbus thinks the city needs a raise.

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Pump prices trending downward

Gas prices are higher than last Monday but are mirroring a nationwide trend toward cheaper fuel.

Mount St. Joseph's Lauren Hill gives thumbs up as she holds the game ball during her first NCAA college basketball game against Hiram University at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Sunday Nov 2, 2014. The NCAA allowed Mount St. Joseph's season opener to be moved up to Nov. 2, so that Hill, who has an inoperable brain tumor, to be able to play in a college basketball game.

Lauren Hill, cancer warrior (1995-2015)

Lauren Hill, a freshman at a Ohio university who fought an inoperable brain tumor to play college basketball, has died. She was 19.

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Ex-trooper who molested motorists sentenced

Natalie Shull recently received a call from the probation office in the U.S. District Court in Columbus.

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Kasich: Religious freedom law needs no update

When it comes to guaranteeing religious freedom without discriminating, Gov. John Kasich says Ohio law strikes a good balance and he sees no need for changes.

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Rock & roll: Slide closes road

Parts of Ohio are bracing for more potential flooding to wrap up a soggy work week of rain and thunderstorms across many parts of the state.

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