Delayed Renewable Energy Mandates Could Hurt Investment

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Jereme Kent, CEO of One Energy, says delaying changes to Ohio's renewable energy mandates will create a "lobbying frenzy" in the state.
7:50AM
May
30, 2014

Jereme Kent, the general manager of Findlay-based wind energy company One Energy, says delaying incoming renewable energy mandates will create a “lobbying frenzy” and scare away renewable energy investors.

Teen Girl Stabbed To Death, Other Teen Charged With Murder

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8:19AM
May
29, 2014

Columbus Police say one teen girl is dead and another has been charged with murder after a stabbing in east Columbus on Wednesday.

Attorney On Threats Made To Kasich: “They Won’t Tell Us Anything”

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The Ohio Department of Public Safety argues any records on threats made against the governor fall under a public records exemption for security records.
11:33AM
May
27, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court this morning heard arguments over a refused public records request for records on threats made against Gov. John Kasich.

Does Ohio Have Enough Oversight Of Booster Clubs?

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the state has increased oversight of booster clubs, including making a club file a report with the attorney general's office if the club has more than $25,000 in assets
8:26AM
May 27, 2014

Two Mansfield boosters are headed to prison after pleading guilty to stealing tens of thousands of dollars. With that case in mind, WOSU’s sports podcast After the Score asked Ohio Attorney General MIke DeWine if the state has enough oversight of booster clubs.

OHSAA Reduces Competitive Advantage of Ohio Private Schools

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10:58AM
May
23, 2014

Ohio high school athletic director have approved changes that will look to reduce the advantage well-funded private school often have over the public school rivals.

Ohio Settles With D.O.J. Over Isolating Youth Inmates

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Ohio's four youth prisons now house more than 400 boys and girls.
12:29PM
May
21, 2014

The state of Ohio has settled with the federal government in a dispute over the use of solitary confinement as discipline for juvenile inmates with mental health disorders.

Central Ohio Fares Well In Local Unemployment Report

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As a whole, Ohio's unemployment rate remains well below the national rate.
11:26AM
May 20, 2014

Unemployment fell in every Ohio county last month, and Central Ohio fared especially well.

Police Say Man Killed During Home Invasion

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7:42AM
May
19, 2014

Police now say a man fatally shot in northeast Columbus over the weekend was killed during an apparent home invasion.

Former Clipper Joins Lawsuit Over Minor League Pay

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Former Columbus Clipper Matt Lawson is among the players suing Major League Baseball, league commissioner Bud Selig, and several individual teams, which pay players on their minor league teams.
8:40AM
May
16, 2014

Matt Lawson is among the players suing Major League Baseball, the league’s commissioner, and several individual teams for what the plaintiffs called unlawfully-low wages.