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FDA Inspections Reveal Many Problems at Jeni's

Federal Food and Drug Administration inspection reports reveal many problems with Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams current and former production facility. Jeni’s plans to re-open tomorrow after a month-long voluntary shut down and recall which followed the discovery of listeria in some of its ice cream.
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As the number of graduating high school students shrinks and state funding becomes shaky, Ohio public colleges and universities seem to be turning to out-of-state students to help fill the gaps. The percentage of non-Ohio students attending public schools is rising. 

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The state's Elections Commission has dismissed a complaint by a would-be Libertarian gubernatorial candidate alleging Gov. John Kasich's  re-election campaign played a role in getting him bumped from the ballot.

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A divided Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that private colleges' police departments are subject to the state's open records law.

Some Lawmakers Call For Changes In Criminal Justice Laws

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African American state lawmakers say they want changes in criminal justice laws, and they say they’re hoping those changes can begin before a verdict comes out in a controversial case from Cleveland. 

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State lawmakers plan to honor Ohio members of the military who have died recently in U.S. combat operations.

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The Trust for Public Land has ranked Columbus' park system as fair. The city scored a mediocre rating, 57 out of 75 cities across the country, when it comes to the size and accessibility to city parks.

New home construction in Upper Arlington.
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A homebuilding rebound in much of the United States is happening in Ohio as well.

The Commerce Department says U.S. homebuilders ramped up construction in April to the fastest pace in seven-and-a-half years. An official with the Ohio Home Builders Association says that trend is occurring in parts of Ohio as well.

Lawmakers Look for Ways to Reform Criminal Sentencing in Ohio

May 20, 2015
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While much of the focus is still on the budget, Ohio lawmakers are working on many other issues they’d like to address before summer break. Some legislators are taking a serious look at reforming the state’s criminal sentencing structure.

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The Ohio House has approved a bill aimed at saving money and the amount of time some inmates spend in jail before sentencing.

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A suspended Ohio fifth-grade school teacher is appealing to keep her job after district officials concluded she publicly shamed a student whom she deemed a bully.

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