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Ohio Farmers Await FAA Drone Regulations

New technology waits in the wings for agriculture. Advocates say unmanned aerial systems – commonly known as drones – will boost crop yields and lighten farmers’ workloads. But Ohio farmers are in a holding pattern as they wait for FAA regulations.
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Frankin County Jail

A man charged in the slayings of four people at an Ohio home is set to be arraigned.

More than $18.7 million in federal funding to help small businesses has been awarded to Ohio.

Logan County Jail

A Bellefontaine police officer questioned the behavior of a woman charged with the murder of her three children. 


A former Ohio deputy treasurer who fled to Pakistan in the face of a 15-year prison sentence has delivered a public apology before a federal judge and, after nearly two years of drama, been sent to a U.S. prison.

Pro-Pot Mascot "Buddy" Draws Critics

Aug 28, 2015
Jo Ingles, Ohio Public Radio

The group behind this fall’s proposed amendment to legalize marijuana in Ohio has a controversial new mascot.

flickr: Garrett

Beginning Monday morning, the Ohio Department of Transportation will turn on about 30 on-ramp traffic signals around the Columbus metropolitan area to help with traffic flow.


Supporters of a plan to legalize marijuana are challenging the proposal's ballot wording and title at the Ohio Supreme Court.

Columbus Police

A grand jury has formally indicted a man in the murders of four people in South Linden. 

Franklin County

A former top level Columbus City Schools administrator, Michael Dodds, reports to jail today for his role in the district's manipulation of school data.


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