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By admin On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Ohio Statehouse turns spooky for Halloween season tours

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Statehouse is preparing for its annual spooky celebration of state history and legend. Ticket sales are underway for the Halloween season's Haunted Statehouse tours, featuring staff More...

By admin On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Columbus student takes on project to help animal shelter

COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) - An eighth-grade Northside Middle School student is working to raise awareness about the importance of adopting animals who need loving homes. Erica Bishop, 13, volunteers at the city's Animal More...

By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Police investigate Mississippi man found dead in Alabama

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) - A body found in western Alabama has been identified as a missing Mississippi man. The Commercial Dispatch reports that Henry Lee Easley was found dead from a gunshot near U.S. Highway 82, More...

By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Ohio Legislature OKs bill honoring 1st black major leaguer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A bill designating Oct. 7 as Moses Fleetwood Walker Day in honor of the first black major league baseball player has cleared Ohio's Legislature and is headed to Gov. John Kasich's (KAY'-sihks) More...

By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Military, overseas voting begins in Ohio’s fall election

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Voting has opened for military and overseas voters in Ohio's fall election. That voting began Saturday. Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted (HYOO'-sted) says registration for the Nov. More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Tuskegee airman among vets backing Ohio drug price measure

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen is joining other military veterans in supporting a fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs at prices higher than those More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Police chase begins in Alabama, ends in crash in Georgia

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - A police chase beginning in Alabama has ended in a three-car crash in Georgia. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies and Phenix City police officers were More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Ohio Somali community shocked by teen’s slaying

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy has shaken Columbus' community of Somali refugees. The Dispatch reports Mohamed Abdulkadir was found shot to death Monday afternoon in the driveway of More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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2 cases of Legionnaire’s disease have ties to Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Columbus' city health agency is investigating two cases of Legionnaire's disease with ties to Ohio State University. The Dispatch reports one of the cases involves a student at Drackett Tower More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Trial for man accused of killing girlfriend, infant son set

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - The trial of a Georgia man facing the death penalty in the 2014 slayings of his girlfriend and infant son could be set for January 2018. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports that Judge William More...