Ohio Supreme Court
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Ohio's Supreme Court has ruled that prior juvenile convictions cannot be used to increase the severity of charges or the length of prison sentences those individuals receive as adults. 

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Ohio officials say accidental drug overdoses killed a record 3,050 people in the state last year, or an average of eight per day.

A new committee of lawmakers meets for the first time Thursday to study Ohio’s unemployment compensation system.  Members will see whether the jobless benefits system for workers is sustainable.


A man is dead after officials say a John Deere tractor rolled on top of him near Coshocton.

Rule Change Makes Life Easier For OSU Scheduling Chief

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Scheduling games between the top college football programs in America can be a massive undertaking that takes months to complete. One way to help? Make schools play nine conference games.


A spokesman for the state Emergency Management Agency says damage was reported at a mobile home park and other sites across four northwest Ohio counties after storms that spurred multiple twisters in Indiana moved across the state line.

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The first day of a new school year for Columbus students was also the debut of two brand new Columbus City Schools facilities, one for the Spanish immersion academy, and another for the French immersion academy.

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The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that graduate students working as research and teaching assistants at private universities must be recognized as faculty with the right to form unions. The ruling does not affect grad students at public universities like Ohio State. 

Jeni's Ice Cream
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Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams has been issued a warning by the FDA for continued problems with listeria at its manufacturing plant.

Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson  speaks at the 2016 Politicon at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California.
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Ohio's elections chief has cleared the way for Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson to appear on fall ballots in the critical swing state.


New Sunday Lineup on 89.7 NPR News

The New Yorker Radio Hour, Freakonomics are now on 89.7 NPR News. Listen to these two new shows starting at 10am on Sunday mornings.

All Sides with Ann Fisher is a two-hour, daily public-affairs show designed to over time touch upon all sides of the issues and events that shape life in central Ohio.

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