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  1. Authorities announce arrests in slaying of 8 family members in Piketon, OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    In this May 3, 2016, file photo, mourners gather around caskets for six of the eight members of the Rhoden family found shot April 22, 2016, at four properties near Piketon, Ohio, during funeral services at Scioto Burial Park in McDermott, Ohio. Authorities say Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, that a family of four has been arrested in in the slayings of eight members of one family in rural Ohio two years ago. 7 comments

  2. CH-UH Superintendent Talisa Dixon heading to Columbus in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 |

    Outgoing Cleveland Heights-University Heights School Superintendent Talisa Dixon will be leaving in March to run the state's largest school district in Columbus -- about four months earlier than anticipated. When Dixon announced in September that she would be taking over as superintendent for the Columbus City Schools, it was with the understanding that she would finish out the year in CH-UH, where she has been at the helm since the 2014-15 school year.


  3. Man charged in Columbus road-rage killing arrested by U.S. Marshals in ClevelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 |

    A man charged in a deadly shooting that happened during a Columbus road-rage incident was arrested by a U.S. Marshals task force on Friday in Cleveland. The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Mark A. Thomas Jr., 28, on Garden Valley Avenue near East 79th Street in Cleveland, the U.S. Marshals said in a news release. 4 comments

  4. Ohio legislative leaders favor raising bar for voter-approved constitutional amendmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 |

    The leaders of the Ohio House and Senate say they're open to making it harder to amend the state constitution via a statewide referendum. from at least 44 of Ohio's 88 counties. 1 comment

  5. Ohio State's Michael Jordan, the other Michael Jordan, Jim Harbaugh, pizza and confusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 |

    Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh told the story on the radio the other day, and it wasn't just another story of Ohio State junior center Michael Jordan sharing his name with a basketball legend. It was about Ohio State's All-Big Ten lineman actually getting confused with that guy who played for the Chicago Bulls.


  6. Long-awaited speaker vote showdown looms in Ohio HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 |

    Ohio House Republicans will vote soon on whether to elect Ryan Smith or Larry Householder as speaker for the next two years. Householder's side, on the other hand, thinks they have 32 or 33 votes to Smith's 31 or so.


  7. Long lines wrap around some Ohio early voting locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 |

    Franklin County residents hoping to beat the crowds on Election Day encountered 45-minute lines on Monday, the last day of early in-person voting. In Cuyahoga County, Monday lines to vote were not as long as Sunday.


  8. Columbus Food Adventures offers a taste of city's growing immigrant communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 |

    Columbus' ethnic mix is served on a plate every Friday evening by Columbus Food Adventures , a tour company that embraces the growing immigrant population in the state capital. According to recent U.S. Census data, Columbus has one of the highest foreign-born populations in the state, at 11.6 percent.


  9. President Trump endorses the wrong Troy Balderson on TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | The Plain Dealer

    President Donald Trump seems to have a mental block when it comes to touting Ohio GOP Rep. Troy Balderson on Twitter. As part of his push to get out the vote for Republican candidates facing tough re-election battles, Trump last night attempted to give the Zanesville Republican's campaign a leg up by endorsing him on Twitter.


  10. Population shifts mean bigger role for Ohio's big metro regions in Ohio electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 |

    Ohio's big three metro regions of Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati stand to play a bigger role in this year's gubernatorial election because of shifting population patterns. Together, the 18 Ohio counties that are either home to one of Ohio's three largest cities, or immediately adjacent, have added 181,000 voting-age residents since the last competitive gubernatorial election in 2010. 18 comments

  11. The birds, and the bees, and the fake guns: Phillip MorrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | The Plain Dealer

    Call it a severe and useful police warning. It bears repeating. It might save a few lives or wake a few parents.


  12. Ohio State loses to Purdue, as all the Buckeyes' fears are realized: Doug LesmerisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 |

    Ross-Ade Stadium has been home to previous Ohio State miseries, the Buckeyes losing four times in their last seven trips here. No visiting stadium has been as dangerous for Ohio State.


  13. Cleveland Heights passes Tobacco 21 ordinance: City Council recapRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 |

    In voting to raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products, "e-cigs" and "vapes" from 18 to 21, City Council received personal thanks on Monday from Cuyahoga County Health Commissioner Terry Allan. Allan and his department will be handling enforcement of the new "Tobacco 21" law in Cleveland Heights, which takes effect on Jan. 1 and involves civil penalties for underage sales by vendors, as well as possible permit revocations for multiple offenses.


  14. The Columbus Crew has been saved - by the Haslams and the Art Modell LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 |

    Twenty-three years after the owner of the Cleveland Browns announced that the football franchise would be moving out of Ohio, a different owner of the Browns has helped prevent Ohio from losing a different professional sports team. The Columbus Crew has been saved, and Jimmy and Dee Haslam helped make it possible.


  15. Two Baldwin Wallace students face charges for racial slurs; intoxicated woman arrested...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 |

    Disorderly conduct, Beech Street: Two Baldwin Wallace University students - a Louisville, Kentucky man and a Columbus woman, both 18 - face misdemeanor criminal charges after yelling a racial slur outside the room of a black student in Findley Hall, 265 Beech. Here's what happened, according to police: The black student, a 19-year-old Cleveland woman, was in her dorm room with two friends on the evening of Oct. 6. A male and female, later identified as the Louisville man and Columbus woman, shouted, "What's up?" followed by a racial slur, in the hallway outside the Cleveland woman's room. 1 comment

  16. A rendering of a prototypical Swenson's Drive-In restaurant.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 |

    The beloved Akron-based drive-in burger joint is planning to open two locations in Central Ohio. The first, at 7490 Sawmill Rd. in Dublin, is scheduled to open in November, the chain announced on their Facebook page.


  17. Ohio GOP House candidate criticizes his own party over attack adRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 |

    In an unusual move, a Columbus-area Republican nominee for the state legislature has asked the chair of his own state party to stop sending out attack ads against his Democratic opponent. Erik Yassenoff, the GOP nominee for House District 24, wrote a letter to Ohio Republican Party Chair Jane Timken on Wednesday stating that an ad mailed to voters in his district made "an inaccurate connection" between Democratic rival Allison Russo and what Democrats did the last time they controlled the Ohio House, in 2010.


  18. Columbus' Franklinton neighborhood, 'the new Short North,' poised for a comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2018 |

    Columbus' Franklinton neighborhood is also known as the Bottoms, because of its low-lying geography and because it has been home to a population at the bottom of the socio-economic ladder. The Bottoms, however, are trending up, as private and public investors flood the neighborhood .


  19. Steve Dettelbach for Ohio attorney general: endorsement editorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2018 |

    Republican Dave Yost and Democrat Steve Dettelbach are both experienced, well-prepared and highly qualified for the office. Both have had long and successful careers, including on the prosecutorial side of the law but also in private practice. 1 comment

  20. Cleveland to hold 66th Columbus Day Parade MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 |

    The 66th annual Cleveland Columbus Day Parade will step off at noon Monday, October 8. The parade will take place in Little Italy, where it moved in 2003 after decades downtown. The 16th parade in Little Italy will begin at Murray Hill and Cornell Roads and proceed north to East 125th Street and Fairview, then turn north on Fairview and march back to Mayfield past Holy Rosary Church.


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