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Columbus Blue Jackets' Boone Jenner, left, carries the puck as Philadelphia Flyers' Braydon Coburn defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio.

CBJ FanFest

Blue Jackets fans can get their hockey on this week with a fan-centered event marking the opening of preseason training camp.

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Remembering 9/11

Ohioans today will mark the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Washington and United Flight 93 in Pennsylvania.

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5 teens ID’ed in ice bucket prank

Police said they have identified five teenage suspects involved in dumping bodily fluids on a 15-year-old autistic teen who thought he was participating in the "Ice Bucket Challenge."

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Storms, then chill

There is a chance central Ohio could experience some severe summer weather in advance of some very fall-like temperatures.

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Firefighter’s battle back continues

A Columbus firefighter who went into cardiac arrest when lightning struck outside Crew Stadium more than two months ago is improving.

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Top of the class

Ohio State, Kenyon College and Cedarville and Otterbein universities were among the highest-ranking central Ohio schools on the latest list of the nation’s top higher-education institutions published by U.S. News & World Report.

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City courts Women’s Final Four

City officials are planning a welcoming outside Nationwide Arena Wednesday morning for a nine-member delegation from the NCAA looking at Nationwide Arena as a possible site of a future women’s basketball Final Four.

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State wants vote ruling put on hold

Ohio officials are requesting that a federal judge suspend his order that expands early voting this fall while the state appeals the decision.

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Kasich poll lead; FitzGerald loses troopers

Governor John Kasich has gotten good news from a new poll while challenger Ed FitzGerald has lost the endorsement of a law enforcement group for not having a valid POhio driver’s license for a decade.

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Husted wants speedy vote ruling

Ohio officials are seeking speedy work from a federal appeals court as they try to reverse a judge's order that affects the state's early voting schedule this fall.

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Viral concerns

As state health officials wait to hear if there are any cases of a troubling virus in Ohio, one expert says a popular prevention technique will not keep you or your children safe.

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Ice bucket pranksters ID’ed

An attorney for the family of an autistic teenager who had feces and bodily fluids dumped on him when he thought he was participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge says police know who the perpetrators are.

Bureau of Criminal Investigation crime scene investigators gather evidence at 218 W. Mansfield St. Tuesday afternoon. Photo: Crawford County Now/Krystal Smalley

21-count indictment in Bucyrus slayings

A man has been indicted on aggravated murder, robbery and other charges in the deaths of four men in separate homes in Bucyrus.

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Buckeyes feeling the pain

The Buckeyes will try to get back on the winning track Saturday, but as the week began, they were still smarting over a 35-21 loss to Virginia Tech in their home opener.

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Marathon sellout sets speed record

The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon Half Marathon have sold out in record time.

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$3 a gallon or less? Could be…

Drivers who have shelled out to fill up all summer long are finally seeing some relief at the gas pump and analysts predict prices will continue to fall.

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2013 file photo, Drew Carey arrives at the CBS Daytime After Dark comedy event at The Comedy Store in West Hollywood, Calif. Carey on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 said he is offering to help police find those involved in dumping a bucket of urine and feces on a special-needs teen in a Cleveland suburb.

Carey: $10K reward for ice bucket culprits

Comedian Drew Carey is offering to help police find those involved in dumping a bucket of urine and feces on a special-needs teen in Ohio who was reportedly told the prank was part of the "Ice Bucket Challenge."

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Rough night for Bucks, Big 10

It's barely September and Ohio State and the Big Ten might be out of the inaugural College Football Playoff race.

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Hold the phone: New area code

People who live in the 740 area code will have to dial 10 numbers for local calls next year as a new area code is established.

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“Grandparent scam” warning

Ohio's top law enforcement official wants grandparents to be wary of calls to help grandchildren.

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