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Federal Judge Orders Temporary Halt To Ohio Executions

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A federal judge has placed a two-and-a-half month moratorium on the death penalty in Ohio.
1:42PM
May
28, 2014

A federal judge has ordered a 2 1/2-month moratorium on executions in Ohio to allow time for arguments over the state’s new lethal injection procedures.

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.

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.

Clear Skies Perfect For Meteor Shower Viewing

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Experts say the shower should peak from around 2 a.m. until nearly dawn Saturday.
10:41AM
May
23, 2014

Clear skies predicted for much of Ohio should make for prime viewing for a meteor shower early Saturday.

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.

Investment In “Midstream” Processing Could Change Gas Industry

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"Midstream" is the processing and refining stage of natural gas.
8:04AM
May
20, 2014

Last week a processor called Access Midstream announced plans for a major expansion of its facility in Harrison County. And experts say investments in that midstream chunk of the business are a key sign of the long-term health of a region’s gas industry.

Ohio Confirms 83 Measles Cases Over 6 Counties

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6:48AM
May 17, 2014

Health officials say 83 cases of measles have been confirmed in an Ohio outbreak that began among Amish who had traveled to the Philippines, which has had an epidemic.

Polls Shows Majority Support For Gay Marriage In Ohio

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The poll also found that women, young people and Democrats all support gay marriage in higher numbers than men, older Ohioans and Republicans.
8:48AM
May
16, 2014

A new poll still shows a narrow majority of Ohio voters support gay marriage, unchanged from a similar poll this winter.

Singer Pushes Lawmakers To Make “Ohio” State Country Song

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Zach Paxson is a singer and songwriter from northeast Ohio. And he’s on a campaign of his own, for his song “Ohio”.
8:30AM
May 15, 2014

A northeast Ohio man is hitting the campaign trail to promote a cause that’s very personal to him: enshrining into state law a song he wrote about his home state.