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Cleveland Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam are part of group exploring the purchase of the Columbus Crew to keep the MLS team in the city. 

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The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland this morning released the names of the 15 acts nominated for induction next year.

In the third and final gubernatorial debate of 2018 last night, the two major-party candidates sparred in Cleveland over health insurance for people with pre-existing conditions and other issues. 

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Columbus government officials say all local offices will be open today even though it is a federal holiday.

Democratic U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Sunday urged Ohio Democrats to channel their anger, anxiety and sadness about the confirmation process involving new U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh into ousting Republicans from power this fall.

The suburban Maryland home of the late astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn of Ohio has been sold for 1.3 million dollars.

President Trump is scheduled to make a midterm campaign appearance Friday night at the Warren County Fairgrounds.

A tranquility garden is being created at Scioto Grove Metro Park near Columbus in memory of a slain Ohio State University student whose body was found there. 


A court-appointed expert in a case with national implications for addressing the opioid epidemic is recommending a pivotal lawsuit move forward. 

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Democratic U.S. Senator Kamala Harris of California has canceled two planned appearances in Cincinnati to remain in Washington for Judge Brett Kavanaugh's U.S. Supreme Court confirmation vote.

The mayor of Put-In-Bay has been indicted on public corruption charges.

Ohio State University has been billed about 1.5 million dollars and counting for the investigation into the late former team doctor accused of sexual misconduct against scores of athletes and other men.

A federal judge in Ohio has thrown out a lawsuit seeking to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take stronger action on Lake Erie's ongoing toxic algae problem. 

A legislative committee that studied how to improve college affordability recommends the adoption of tuition-rate guarantees for undergraduates, and ending the state's tuition freeze. 

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has approved an agreement returning proceeds of the federal tax cut to customers of Columbus-based American Electric Power. 

Two women arrested with adult film actress Stormy Daniels at a strip club have sued Columbus vice detectives claiming the officers conspired to retaliate against Daniels for her sex allegations concerning Donald Trump before he became president. 

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A University of Akron student convicted of stabbing and killing his roommate following an alcohol-fueled argument over fast food has been granted early release from prison.

Federal indictments have been announced against 19 Columbus gang members, including murder, attempted murder, and drug trafficking charges.   

Ohio State University is providing students with new online training about preventing sexual misconduct.

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Ohio University is honoring a former faculty member who served as chief official White House photographer for President Obama and President Reagan.

The Ohio man convicted of killing three down-and-out men lured by fake online job offers has appealed his death penalty conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court. 

National Democrats have doubled their spending for state legislative elections in an attempt to chip away at the Republican dominance in state capitols.

Local billionaire Les Wexner says he is no longer a Republican. 

Sales of existing homes in August were flat on the national level. But figures released Thursday also show mixed results on the state and local levels. 

Ohio's unemployment rate for August is 4.6 percent, unchanged from July.

Columbus police have charged a preschool teacher with 21 counts of child endangering.

Ohio State University assistant football coach Ryan Day earned 487 thousand dollars while filling in during coach Urban Meyer's three-game suspension. 

The Dayton Literary Peace Prize has been awarded to the author of a novel about a displaced Palestinian family, and a the author of book of nonfiction essays exploring race and identity during Barack Obama's presidency.

The Travel Channel says it will air a segment on the Grove City baker who swam from Cuba to Florida at age 65 in 1978 in an attempted peace gesture.

A new photo exhibit is showcasing different barriers along the U.S./Mexico border based on research by an Ohio State University Newark professor.