Sen. Sherrod Brown Pushes For Cut In Duplicate Tests

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US Senator Sherrod Brown Tuesday in Hilliard pushed for a reduction in duplicative testing in schools.  Brown pushed for legislation that would provide incentives for school districts to study existing local, state and federal tests to find ways to eliminate unnecessary exams. 

Brown says the program would also ensure school districts and parents receive test results in a timely manner so teachers can design instruction based on the results.

Three convicted burglars are sharing tips of their trade in a YouTube crime prevention video produced by the police in Columbus, Ohio.

Columbus mourns a folk artist whose work was inspired by her childhood neighborhood. Columbus Museum of Art Executive Director Nannette Maciejunes says Aminah Robinson died Friday at Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center, where she'd been hospitalized for heart issues. She was 75.

Ohio Governor John Kasich Closer To Presidential Bid

May 25, 2015
John Kasich
File photo / John Kasich

Gov. John Kasich came closer than ever to saying a presidential campaign is in his future on one of the Sunday.

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Columbus-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams has reopened most of its scoop shops after a month-long shutdown triggered by the discovery of listeria in some pints. 

Protesters take to the streets of downtown Cleveland following the not guilty verdict for Cleveland Police Officer Michael Brelo.

A Cleveland officer has been found not guilty in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire after a high-speed chase.

Anna Schiffbauer
Student Press Law Center

An Otterbein University graduate who sued for access to on campus police records, while working at a student-run news website won her case yesterday before the Ohio Supreme Court. 

Andrew Ginther and Zach Scott
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Mayoral candidates Andrew Ginther and Zach Scott will face off in the November election.

Ohio Reports Higher April Jobless Rate

May 22, 2015
Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services
Tom Borgerding / WOSU News

Ohio's unemployment rate inched up slightly to 5.2 percent in April after holding steady for the previous three months.

To understand how heroin took hold in rural America, you need to go back two decades and look at the surge of prescription drug use in Portsmouth, Ohio, according to journalist Sam Quinones.

A Rust Belt town that had fallen on hard times by the 1990s, Portsmouth became a place where doctors dispensed prescription drugs more freely than anywhere else in the country, Quinones writes in his new book, Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic.


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