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Fifth Ohio State Wrestler Files Class-Action Lawsuit Over Doctor's Sexual Abuse

A fifth former wrestler is suing The Ohio State University over sexual abuse by longtime sports doctor Richard Strauss. The class-action lawsuit claims the university ignored concerns of misconduct throughout the two decades Strauss worked there.

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Columbus Police Sergeant Relieved Of Duty Amid Investigation

Stormy Daniels speaks during a ceremony for her receiving a City Proclamation and Key to the City on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 in West Hollywood, Calif.
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A week after dropping charges against Stormy Daniels, who was arrested by undercover officers at a Columbus strip club, the Columbus City Attorney also dropped charges against two other women involved in the same performance.

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Columbus Division of Police public information officer Sgt. Dean Worthington has been relieved of duty amid a criminal investigation.

J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press

Former Ohio State University wrestling coach and current U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan was interviewed by the law firm investigating allegations that a now-dead team doctor sexually abused male athletes there decades ago, his spokesman confirmed Wednesday.

Execution chamber in Florida
Doug Smith / Florida Department of Corrections

Ohio has put to death a killer sentenced to die for stabbing and strangling a man he met in a bar in 1985.

Ohio State University Wrestling / Facebook

A fifth former wrestler is suing The Ohio State University over sexual abuse by longtime sports doctor Richard Strauss. The class-action lawsuit claims the university ignored concerns of misconduct throughout the two decades Strauss worked there.

Jesse Owens
Ohio State University

Gov. John Kasich on Tuesday dedicated a new state park and wildlife area in eastern Ohio named for Olympic great Jesse Owens.

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It’ll be at least a week before the state will release a full report it commissioned on how much it’s paying its pharmacy benefit managers compared with how much those pharmacy benefit managers are paying out to pharmacies for drugs for Medicaid recipients.

Ohio State Sen. Joe Schiavoni
John Minchillo / AP

Democratic leaders are calling on the state to release some of the $2.7 billion in the state’s Rainy Day Fund. One senator says that money can be used to invest in the people.

The View From Pluto: The Indians Prove Their Star Power

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The American League beat the National League in last night’s All-Star game, 8-6 in 10 innings. 

The Indians sent six players to Washington , their most since 1999.

Catcher Yan Gomes was named an All-Star for the first time in his career, to replace injured Tampa Bay catcher Wilson Ramos. Gomes joined Francisco Lindor, Jose Ramirez, Michael Brantley, Trevor Bauer and Corey Kluber. Kluber didn’t play after receiving an injection in his knee.

WKSU commentator Terry Pluto said there are a couple of unlikely stars on this Indians team.

Let's play a little bit of the game show Jeopardy! today.

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