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The U.S. Marshals Service says a Columbus man wanted in connection with the 2017 shooting death of his girlfriend’s father was arrested Tuesday in Wheeling, West Virginia. 

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Mount Carmel Health Systems says another case of Legionnaires’ disease in someone treated at Mount Carmel East hospital has been diagnosed. 

The Columbus Metropolitan Library is suspending purchases of e-books from a major publisher, to protest limitations being placed on libraries. 

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A new report from Georgetown University shows the number of uninsured Ohio children rose by 28 percent from 2016 to 2018. 

Fairfield County Sheriff's Office

An Ohio prison inmate has pleaded guilty to federal charges of mailing more than a dozen threatening letters he claimed contained anthrax or fentanyl but proved to be harmless powder. 

The committee conducting the search for a new Columbus Police Chief has narrowed the list of applicants down to five finalists. 

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Stonewall Columbus has issued an apology after the arrest of  four people at the 2017 Columbus Pride Parade.  

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Ohio House Republicans  have signed on to the "stand your ground" gun bill introduced last week. 

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A program that helps Ohio families struggling with addiction is expanding. 

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The Dayton area's last abortion clinic is trying to avoid closure by pursuing a new state license and intervention by a federal court after the Ohio Supreme Court again refused to hear its appeal. 

Licking County Sheriff

The Licking County man accused of fatally shooting a 12-year-old girl has been found incompetent to stand trial. 

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Whitehall police have made an arrest after three people fatally overdosed on opioids at a Powell Avenue home earlier  this week. 

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The future of the Columbus Destroyers is in doubt after the Arena Football League suspended local business operations for all six teams Tuesday. 

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President Trump once promised that coal and steel would be the heart of a revived U.S. economy. 

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Health officials estimate more than 8 million Americans suffer from psoriasis, an autoimmune disease often reflected by red, scaly patches on the skin. 

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Union Township trustees last night approved the formation of a fire district to help shorten response times. 

The Franklin County Coroner's office is reporting another spike in drug overdose deaths. 

Columbus City Council last night approve spending 275 thousand dollars on programs to help people facing eviction or homelessness. 

An Ohio lawmaker is pushing a proposal requiring all public schools start no earlier than 8:30 a.m. 

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says for the first time in three years, there likely won't be an execution in the state this year, as officials struggle to find lethal injection drugs. 

Columbia Township Fire Department

The Ohio Highway Patrol says two people died and two were seriously injured Sunday after touching power lines that were downed when a car crashed into a utility pole in Elyria. 

mountcarmelhealth.com

Mount Carmel Health System says at least two cases of Legionnaires' disease in people recently treated at Mount Carmel East have been confirmed. 

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Grandview Heights police have boarded up a property on Broadview Avenue that was the scene of a drug overdose death and the subject of nearly two dozen complaints over two-years.  

Franklin Police

The case against a Pickerington youth wrestling coach accused of knowing about hazing but not stopping it has been dismissed because of difficulties getting witnesses to testify. 

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Ohio University students have alleged forced excessive drinking, stripping, and grueling exercise, as well as long periods of confinement, during an investigation into hazing. 

Andy Chow

The state is now taking applications from civilians with internet and high tech security skills to join a special unit in the Ohio National Guard.

Karen Kasler

Ohio’s 15 public colleges and universities will each have a full time counselor dedicated to helping students with disabilities.

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Ohio agencies says there will be hundreds of sites open on Saturday where residents can get rid of old or unwanted prescription drugs.

Federal prosecutors say a Columbus man charged with defying U.S. trade sanctions by illegally exporting gas and oil pipeline parts to Iran has been sentenced to 20 months in federal prison. 

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Alliance Data Systems has eliminated 150 jobs at its credit card services business in Columbus, and another 150 jobs at centers in other cities. 

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