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Title boosts recruiting

Urban Meyer says being the coach of a national champion opens the door to recruiting in every living room in the United States.


Distracted driving fines among safety plans

Want to skip taking your driver’s test? It could become a reality under a proposal in the new two-year state budget.

Pres. Obama at Ft. Hayes Sept., 2011

Obama approval rating in Ohio only 42%

President Barack Obama’s approval rating is lower in Ohio than either of two other swing states that are key to victory in a presidential race.

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Gas price jumps

It was fun while it lasted.


Early release for Clarett

Former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett has been released from probation early.

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State Senator injured in distracted-driving crash

A state senator from Fayette County was hurt Tuesday night in a distracted-driving crash on I-71 in Pickaway County, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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Endangered runaway

Columbus police are asking for help locating an 11-year-old North Side boy they consider an endangered runaway.

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$20,000 reward for murder suspect

A federal warrant has been issued for a suspect in the abduction and killings of an elderly Ohio couple last month as well as armed robberies in three states over the weekend.


Juvenile convict appeals 112-year sentence

The Ohio Supreme Court will hear arguments from a juvenile who claims his 112-year sentence is unconstitutional because it amounts to a life sentence without parole in a case that did not involve murder.


Study: Trust in government affects attitude toward vaccines

In the face of a measles outbreak traced to Disney theme parks in California and renewed discussion of the risks and benefits of childhood vaccinations, researchers at Ohio State say trust in government may affect the public’s willingness to get vaccinated against diseases like measles and the flu.


Poll: Kasich shows strong vs. Clinton

A year and nine months away from the presidential election, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tops possible Republican contenders in head-to-head matchups in Ohio and two other swing states, with notable exceptions for a couple of “favorite sons.”

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Budget: Tax cuts

The state's budget director is slated to discuss the governor's two-year spending proposal before a legislative panel as Ohio lawmakers delve into the plan.

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Budget: Schools, Medicaid

Governor John Kasich’s two-year budget proposal contains changes for Ohio’s schools and money for Medicaid expansion.

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Algae battles

The governor has proposed putting a halt to the dumping of sediment dredged from harbors and rivers into Lake Erie.


Johnny Rehab

Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has entered treatment for an unspecified condition.


$2M bond for accused murderer of elderly couple

An eastern Ohio judge has set a $2 million bond for one of the men charged in the abduction and slaying of an elderly couple found inside their burned-out car last month.

Blowing snow on US 42 near Dublin and Plain City. Photo courtesy Ohio Dept. of Transportation

Storm deadly in Toledo

A winter storm that failed to live up to its billing in Columbus proved deadly in the northern part of Ohio.

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Kasich’s budget includes tax changes

The two-year operating budget that Gov. John Kasich has prepared will include a package of tax changes that delivers an overall $500 million cut.


Gas prices higher

Columbus drivers saw higher gas prices to start the work week.

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Buckeye ticket prices

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ticket prices for some Ohio State home football games for the 2015 season are discounted enough to…

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