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Gas prices up from last week

Gas prices were back up again as the work week began in Ohio, but analysts say the increase is just a market correction and local prices were below the national average.

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Arrest in case of body in burning car

A Pleasantville man is in jail in connection with the discovery of a dead body inside a burning car in Fairfield County over the weekend.

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Missing man “at risk”

Columbus police say an 80-pyear-old man who walked away from his Northeast Side home Sunday is at “high risk” because he suffers from dementia and other health issues.


Reynoldsburg teachers strike in 7th day

A strike by teachers in the Reynoldsburg City Schools entered its second full week Monday morning after a bargaining session between the district, the teachers’ union and a federal mediator produced no settlement.

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Assaults prompt campus safety alerts

The Ohio State campus is on alert after three sexual assault reports over the weekend.

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Meyer: Buckeyes still need work

The Buckeyes head into the 2014 Big Ten football season on an up note, with decisive victories over in-state opponents in the their last two games, though head coach Urban Meyer says his team is no lock for the conference title.


Takedown! Schlegel drops fan

A 21-year-old Ohio State student has a date in court Monday morning on a charge of criminal trespassing charge after running onto the field during Saturday night’s Buckeye game against Cincinnati only to be bull-dogged by OSU assistant coach Anthony Schlegel.

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Body in burning car

Authorities say they are interviewing a person who may be connected to a dead body found in a burning car in Fairfield over the weekend.

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1 dead, 1 hurt in NE Side shooting

Police had identified no suspects in an overnight shooting in South Linden Saturday that resulted in the death of one man.


Formerly jailed Congressman Traficant dead at 73

Funeral arrangements were pending Monday morning for former Ohio congressman James Traficant, who died Saturday at the age of 73.

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Buckeyes outduel UC 50-28

The Buckeyes' game against in-state rival Cincinnati lived up to its billing as an offensive shootout, with the two teams combining for over 1,100 yards on the way to a 50-28 OSU win in front of a record crowd of 108,362 at Ohio Stadium Saturday night.

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Ousted band director suing OSU

Fired Ohio State marching band director Jonathan Waters has filed a federal lawsuit requesting reinstatement on grounds that the university denied him due process.

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Below $3/gallon? That’s the forecast

The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a "2'' across much the country, though central Ohio drivers who saw a spike at the pump earlier this week might be skeptical about that prediction.

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Bearcats aim high

Ohio State defensive tackle Adolphus Washington knows what would happen if an in-state opponent were to beat the Buckeyes for the first time since 1921.

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2 attempted assaults in Pickerington neighborhood

Authorities in Fairfield County are looking for a suspect they think has tried to assault two different women in the Violet Meadows subdivision in Pickerington in the last two months.


Parent: Close Reynoldsburg schools during strike

The parent of a student in the Reynoldsburg City Schools is suing to try to close schools until a week-old strike is settled.


Gun in bag at Port Columbus

Authorities say security officials found a loaded gun in a passenger's carry-on luggage in a central Ohio airport.


State wants court’s vote order delayed

Attorneys for Ohio are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to delay a federal judge's order that expands its early voting schedule this fall.


Bearcats mourn teammate

The Cincinnati Bearcats will be a team in mourning when they come to Ohio Stadium to play the Buckeyes Saturday night following the death of one of their teammates in a traffic accident on Thursday.

The last WWI Dawn Patrol Rendezvous took place in 2011. -Photo courtesy Bob Punch

WWI Dawn Patrol Rendezvous

The war in the Sky over the Western Front, where fliers like Eddie Rickenbacker and the Red Baron, made their reputations during the First World War, will live again in the skies above Dayton this weekend as the World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous returns to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

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Oprah, Neil Patrick Harris among year’s most ‘fascinating’

FILE - This Sept. 20, 2009 file photo shows host Neil Patrick Harris during the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Harris will host the Emmys again. CBS will air the Emmycast live from Los Angeles on Sept. 22. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, file)

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Apple’s iCloud looks a little overcast


The company has posted a security warning for its online storage service.

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Toys ‘R’ Us pulls ‘Breaking Bad’ dolls after protest


If a Walter White action figure was on your Christmas list, it just got more difficult to find.