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  1. Stand-your-ground bill clears Ohio HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    A bill criticized by opponents as "tone-deaf" in the wake of mass shooting incidents in Thousand Oaks, Calif., and elsewhere and described as "stand-your-ground on steroids" has cleared the Ohio House of Representatives. The bill reverses Ohio's standard of proof in gun violence cases, which puts the burden on the state to disprove a defendant's claim that they were acting in self-defense.

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  2. Nationwide cutting 350 jobs hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Nationwide intends to eliminate the jobs of about 1,100 employees across the country - around 3.6 percent of its workforce. The insurance and financial services company says about 350 workers in Columbus and 80 in Des Moines, Iowa, were told Tuesday that their jobs would be eliminated by the end of March.

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  3. Focus on safety in new Columbus budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    More than two-thirds of the $912 million spending plan for 2019 is earmarked for the city's police and fire divisions, including expansion of Safe Streets bike patrol, new recruit classes and a cadet program which Ginther hopes will create a source of qualified and diverse candidates for future classes. The budget sets aside $11 million for the Department of Neighborhoods, including area commissions, My Brother's Keeper, the New American Initiative and planning in Linden and the Hilltop. 3 comments

  4. Shots fired at Urbana U.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Gunshots fired inside a dormitory at a small liberal arts college in central Ohio have resulted in a lockdown and the arrest of two students. The Urbana Daily Citizen reports Urbana Police Chief Matt Lingrell says no one was injured Tuesday afternoon at Urbana University, roughly 45 miles west of Columbus.

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  5. CBJ 2, Capitals 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    The Blue Jackets' NHL-worst power play scored twice and Sergei Bobrovsky made 33 saves in a 2-1 defeat of the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals.

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  6. New kid in town: Zoo welcomes male polar bearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    There is a new man about the iceberg at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium's Polar Frontier exhibit: Lee, an 18-year-old male polar bear, arrived Wednesday from the Denver Zoo. NOTE: The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will host its "Veterans Free Day at the Zoo" event on Sunday, Nov. 11. Military personnel, both past and present, and their immediate family may enjoy free admission to the Zoo for the day.

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  7. Group supports arts ticket tax proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Facing opposition from a grassroots organization of central Ohio residents, the Greater Columbus Arts Council's proposed 7 percent ticket fee to support the arts and fund Nationwide Arena has found some support from a coalition of artists, business leaders and others. Protect Art 4 Columbus, consisting of neighborhood leaders, small business owners, parents, retirees, artists, art patrons and sports fans, on Thursday announced it was backing the ticket fee currently under consideration by Columbus City Council.

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  8. Son charged in death of pill mill doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Authorities say an ex-doctor awaiting sentencing for running a pill mill was fatally shot by his then-19-year-old son, who initially reported it as a home invasion and is now charged in the slaying. Jonah Lake, of Westerville, was indicted Wednesday on charges including aggravated murder and evidence-tampering in the June 2017 shooting of 51-year-old Kevin Lake at their home about 15 miles northeast of Columbus.

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  9. Couple found in van IDa edRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Police have confirmed that a couple whose bodies were found in a minivan on the Hilltop Sunday were those of a man and his girlfriend. Police say the bodies were found late Sunday morning in a white 2005 Dodge Caravan in the 100 block of S. Harris Avenue.

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  10. Couplea s bodies found in van in HilltopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Police have not released the names of a man and woman whose bodies were found in a van on the Hilltop Sunday morning, but there are reports that they were killed over a week ago during a fight with a man investigators say has confessed to the crime. SUSPECT CONFESSES TO DOUBLE HOMICIDE: Today-11/4/18 info was received there were 2 bodies in a van@S.

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  11. Suspect charged with murdering woman and burning her bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    A man who authorities say killed a woman and then burned her body to cover up the slaying has been indicted on aggravated murder and gross abuse of a corpse charges. The Franklin County Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday that 27-year-old Mohamed Abdigafar Abdullahi, of Columbus, also faces arson, tampering with evidence, and drunken driving charges. 5 comments

  12. KISS brings their End of the Road Tour to Nationwide Arena.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    After an epic and storied 45 year career that launched an era of rock n roll legends, KISS announced that they will launch their final tour ever in 2019, appropriately named END OF THE ROAD. The tour includes a March 16th stop at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.

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  13. Crew reaches playoffs with win on final dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Three goals from forward Gyasi Zardes propelled Columbus Crew SC to a 3-2 victory over Minnesota United FC Sunday evening at MAPFRE Stadium, clinching an Audi 2018 MLS Cup Playoffs berth. Thanks to a weather delay, the Crew players knew of their postseason qualification at halftime, as a Montreal Impact loss at New England secured a top-six finish for Columbus.

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  14. Veteransa lives, experiences celebrated at downtown museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    A sweeping new museum in America's heartland honors the unifying experiences of U.S. military veterans - recruitment, combat, letters home, homecomings - outside the traditional trappings of military museums and war memorials. Colin Powell's keynote address marked the grand opening of the 53,000-square-foot, $82 million National Veterans Museum and Memorial at a Saturday ceremony in downtown Columbus.

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  15. 1964 The TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    It's a night of rock and roll with 1964 The Tribute at the Southern Theatre on Sunday, November 4th at 8pm. Hailed by critics and fans alike as the most authentic and endearing Beatles tribute band on earth, and they're coming to Columbus! Get your tickets now at Ticketmaster.com , the CAPA box office or by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

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  16. New vets memorial opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Retired Gen. Colin Powell will be the keynote speaker at the grand opening of the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in downtown Columbus.

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  17. Brewer debuts beer-oriented airlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Having already built the world's first beer-themed hotels, Canal Winchester-based craft brewer BrewDog is aiming for the clouds by launching the world's first craft beer airline next year with a round trip from Columbus to London. The brewer bills the flight as "the ultimate immersive experience" for beer lovers who will board a chartered Boeing 767 where they will be served a unique beer tasting experience at 35,000 feet as they sample a limited-edition beer "specifically brewed to adapt to the reduction of taste and smell sensitivity in high altitudes, according to a release from the company. 10 comments

  18. Coyotes 4, CBJ 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Fischer scored in all three periods to help the Coyotes beat Columbus for the first time in the last seven tries dating to 2015.

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  19. 2nd Brown-Renacci US Senate debate covers range of topicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    Candidates in Ohio's U.S. Senate campaign have argued in a second debate over similarly different positions on taxes, immigration, gun control, climate change and health care. Two-term Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown and Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci met at WOSU-TV Saturday on the Ohio State University campus in Columbus. 1 comment

  20. Former Buckeye football player acquitted of rape chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    The Columbus Dispatch reports 25-year-old Bri'onte Dunn wept after the jury verdict was read Friday in a Columbus courtroom. He faced two counts of rape after a woman alleged Dunn forced her to have sex at her apartment last year. 5 comments

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