Ohio Supreme Court To Hear Traffic Cameras Case

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The air traffic control towers at OSU's Don Scott Airport (left) and Bolton Field face possible closure because of budget cuts in the federal sequester.
9:33AM
June
9, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court will hear arguments this week about traffic cameras, though that doesn’t signal a stop yet to the growing legal challenges to their use in ticketing motorists for running red lights or speeding.

Ohio Kidnapping Suspect Arrested After Chase

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Camp Chase honors Confederate Soldiers each June.
9:27AM
June
9, 2014

Authorities in northern Ohio say they a high-speed chase ended in the arrest of a 25-year-old man accused of kidnapping a 2-year-old boy and demanding ransom from his family.

Attorney: American Detained In North Korea Is Ohio Man

8:07PM
June
7, 2014

An attorney says a southwest Ohio man is the American tourist who has been detained by North Korea for an unspecified crime.

Ohio Names New State Parks Director

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The state's new parks director Gary Obermiller
8:01PM
June 7, 2014

Ohio will soon have a new state parks director. Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director James Zehringer says Gary Obermiller will take over the job.

Columbus Submits 2016 Democratic Convention Bid

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Columbus tosses hat into ring to host 2016 Democratic National Convention
7:51PM
June
7, 2014

Columbus has submitted its bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Portman Says More Money Won’t Solve VA Problems

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Ohio Senators. Democrat Sherrod Brown and Republican Rob Portman disagree on how to best proceed with the Affordable Health Care Act.
3:46PM
June 6, 2014

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says it would be a disservice to veterans to suggest that solving problems such as the waiting lists and fraudulent appointments simply requires pouring more money into the Veterans Affairs Office.

Columbus Submits 2016 Democratic Convention Bid

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The city of Columbus submitted its official bid Friday to host the 2016 Democratic Presidential Convention.
2:37PM
June 6, 2014

Columbus has submitted its bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Ohio Senate Leader: Traffic Cameras Need Regulation

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Ohio Senate President Keith Faber says red-light cameras may need more regulation.
1:43PM
June
5, 2014

The Ohio Senate’s leader says many in his Republican majority believe traffic cameras should be regulated and the issue could see action before the end of the year.

Ohio Lawmaker Moves To Repeal Common Core Education Standards

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Adams announced the effort as a House vote on a separate education-related bill stalled Wednesday.
7:30AM
June
5, 2014

A Republican state lawmaker is trying to force through an Ohio bill repealing Common Core public education standards.