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Light Voter Turnout So Far In Franklin County

Franklin County election officials describe voter turnout so far today in Franklin County as light to steady.
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The Columbus recycling facility where a massive fire broke out last week had earlier been determined unsafe by city inspectors.

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A 77-year-old Logan county woman has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after admitting she caused her 100-year-old mother's death by severe neglect.

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 It's been more than a week since Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams voluntarily recalled all of its products after Listeria was found in some of it. But the love for Jeni's hasn't waned. Many people have left "love notes" on the Short North's scoop shop door. 

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The attorney for an Ohio terrorism plot suspect is asking a federal judge to allow the man a private review of federal video and audio files in the case against him.

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Columbus faces potentially big leadership changes beginning next year at city hall and at the city schools. A crowded field of candidates will be pared beginning tomorrow when voters cast primary ballots for school board, city council, and for mayor. In the mayor's race, four candidates are asking voters to give them a chance to lead.

Aging Population, Heroin Epidemic Bring More Cases Of Elderly Abuse

May 4, 2015
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The population of people over 60 is rising, and so are the numbers of cases of elderly abuse, a problem the state has been struggling to deal with and try to prevent.

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Investigators say a forklift’s overheated brakes are among the suspected causes of a massive fire at a South Columbus recycling center. 

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Fire crews remain at the Phoenix Recycling complex after a large fire Friday spewed thick black smoke into the air over Ohio's capital city and prompted nearby residents to remain indoors.

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Fire officials are working to determine what caused a large fire that destroyed a recycling facility in Columbus.

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A federal judge says an Ohio State University band director fired for turning a blind eye to a "sexualized culture" there has four months to gather evidence over his gender discrimination claim.