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One of the men alleging sexual abuse by now-dead Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss says he has filed two related complaints with the State Medical Board of Ohio.  

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Court filings have revealed the name of the Watkins Memorial High School freshman shot and killed Sunday in Pataskala, as well as  the name of the alleged shooter.

The Ohio Attorney General's office has approved a summary of the proposed fall statewide ballot issue backed by a coalition of unions and community groups to raise Ohio’s minimum wage by nearly 50 percent to 13-dollars an hour by 2025. 

Columbus City Council last night approved legislation requiring owners of short-term rental properties to submit to a state criminal background check before being issued a permit. 

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State lawmakers are expected to vote on a compromise that could stop a significant increase in the number of Ohipublic school buildings where students will be eligible for private school vouchers.

The Columbus Division of Fire rolls out new gear this month to better protect firefighters and reduce their exposure to harmful contaminants. 

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The Ohio Republican Party chair has asked an Ohio House candidate to withdraw from the March primary because he had an account on an online site that encourages extramarital affairs. 

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A former Cuyahoga County jail guard has pleaded guilty to charges related to the assault of a female inmate who was strapped to a restraint chair in July 2018. 

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The Catholic Diocese of Columbus has created a task force to examine its policies regarding the sexual abuse of minors by priests. 

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Grief counselors will be at Watkins Memorial High School today to help students and staff deal with Sunday's shooting death of a freshman in Pataskala. 

Columbus police say they killed an armed man wearing a hockey-type mask who tried to rob a restaurant and confronted responding officers on Saturday. 

Ohio's unemployment rate was 4.2 percent in December, unchanged from November. 

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The owner of two closed drug treatment centers in Ohio has been sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison for his role in a Medicaid fraud scheme. 

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A Cincinnati City Council member has been subpoeaned for her role in an open meetings case. 

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Court documents show former Columbus tv weatherman Mike Davis will plead guilty to four child porn charges on January 30th. 

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The Columbus safety director has upheld the police chief's recommendation and fired two former vice officers involved in the arrest of porn star Stormy Daniels. 

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An Athens man has won a 5 thousand dollar judgment against former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke as part of a lawsuit against white supremacists and neo-Nazi protesters. 

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A group has filed a petition with state officials to propose placing a voting related constitutional amendment on the statewide ballot this fall. 

A coalition of unions and community groups is working to place on the statewide ballot this fall a constitutional amendment to raise Ohio’s minimum wage by nearly 50 percent to 13-dollars an hour by 2025. 

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Opponents of Ohio's nuclear plant bailout law are ending their attempt to overturn it. 

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Maumee Municipal Court judge Dan Hazard is apologizing to the community for homophobic views he shared in an article he wrote for Ohio State University's student newspaper in 1993. 

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The father of former Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott pleaded not guilty Wednesday to 21 charges in connection with an exotic cat he allegedly owned.  

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Stickers with the words  "It's Okay To Be White" have been found at Binns Elementary School and Crossroads United Methodist Church.  

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State Lawmakers who’ve wanted to stop the impending increase in the number of school buildings where students will be eligible for Ohio's largest private school voucher program say there’s a deal in the works.

The housing market had an active and strong 2019 in Ohio and the Columbus region.

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Sandusky County Commissioners have appointed an interim county prosecutor. 

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Democratic State Representative Casey Weinstein says he found several memes he considers threatening printed out and placed in his mailbox last week. 

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The father of former Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott failed to appear in Fairfield County court yesterday.  

Nationwide Children's Hospital is asking the Columbus City Schools to sign off on a 100-percent tax abatement for a new, for-profit division.

Delaware County Sheriff's deputies have obtained a court summons for the wife of former Cincinnati Bengals player Brad St. Louis. 

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