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The Ohio Departments of Aging and Health are mailing millions of masks to seniors.  

The Ohio Inspector General says an information technology executive with ties to then-Governor John Kasich's administration worked to improperly steer as much as 9 million dollars in state contracts to his private company. 

The Ohio Inspector General's office says more than 12 million dollars in state contracts were improperly laundered through a shell company to benefit a group of companies. 

As the deadline for to submit ballot petitions passed Wednesday, it appeared there are more changes ahead for the Columbus Board of Education. 

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A new policy is starting today at the state’s purchasing agency – which investigations show wasn’t following its own rules in awarding some no-bid contracts to outside consultants.

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The head of the North Linden Area Commission has been selected to fill a vacant seat on the Columbus Board of Education

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Republican Ohio Governor-elect Mike DeWine has announced his cabinet picks. 

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A Democratic state lawmaker from Columbus says security officials did not follow protocol when they allowed a man now charged with raping, torturing and killing a woman into her office without proper identification.

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Ohio Department of Administrative Services officials say an auto-generated email mistakenly informed 11 thousand nurses their licenses weren't recognized by the state.

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The Ohio Inspector General's office says the state's government contracting agency lacks rules for ensuring equal and fair competitive bidding by outside IT vendors.

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The Ohio Inspector General says a state technology administrator wrongly solicited a 37 thousand dollar sponsorship fee from a company that has received millions of dollars in state contracts.

The Ohio Inspector General's office says a former Department of Administrative Services IT supervisor possibly violated ethics laws by pursuing and accepting a job with a state vendor while managing that vendor's multi-million dollar contract.

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A number of government websites, many of them in Ohio, have been hacked with a message that purports to be supportive of the Islamic State group.

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The state Controlling Board has granted permission to the Ohio Department of Administrative Services to use an alternative way of selecting some vendors.

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State officials are working on a plan to rid the Rhodes State Office Tower in downtown Columbus of legionella bacteria.

A state agency says it is helping save taxpayers more than 150 million dollar a year by eliminating inefficiencies.