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Travel forecasts for Labor Day says many Ohioans will spend more and stay at their destinations longer compared to last year. 

Two Franklin County residents face charges of selling Jolly Rancher candies laced with drugs to students at Gahanna Lincoln High School.  

A look at several online charter school attendance reviews reveal that more e-schools might be either unable or unwilling to meet the standards the state has set to prove students are learning.

The Ohio Supreme Court is resolving a conflict over laws meant to outlaw drugs sometimes known as bath salts or synthetic marijuana.

Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson  speaks at the 2016 Politicon at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California.
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Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson will appear on the ballot but without his party's affiliation in swing-state Ohio. That's after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied an emergency request from Ohio Libertarians seeking to have their top-of-the-ticket contender listed with the party's label.

Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration discovered a dangerous type of Listeria in the Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams manufacturing plant in Columbus.  

The two positive tests came nine months after Jeni's issued a nationwide recall because the same strain of Listeria was found in Jeni's ice cream for sale in Nebraska.

Donald Trump will give a speech Wednesday outlining his immigration stance. Given the last week of news coverage, he could have some serious explaining to do.

An immigration policy centered around extreme positions — mass deportation of 11 million immigrants in the country illegally, plus building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border — initially helped Trump stand out in the massive Republican primary field.

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BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) - A new solar field set to become Ohio's largest installation is on track to open by the end of the year.

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Former Chicago transportation official John Bills was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison after he was convicted of taking bribes to steer $100 million in red-light camera contracts to Phoenix-based Redflex.  Sentencing was handed down in federal court in Chicago.

Newly released government data paint a sobering picture of safety on the nation's roads and highways.

In 2015, the number of people who died in auto accidents reached 35,092, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a 7.2% increase over 2014. The last time there was such a large single-year increase was back in 1966 when Lyndon Johnson was president.


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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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