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Judge: Ex-Ohio State Band Director Has 4 Months To Prove Claims

A federal judge says an Ohio State University band director fired for turning a blind eye to a "sexualized culture" there has four months to gather evidence over his gender discrimination claim.
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  Fire crews remain at the Phoenix Recycling complex after a large fire Friday spewed thick black smoke into the air over Ohio's capital city and prompted nearby residents to remain indoors.

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Fire officials are working to determine what caused a large fire that destroyed a recycling facility in Columbus.

Columbus Regional Airport Authority

A study says Port Columbus International Airport might not be able to handle the growing number of travelers flying to and from there over the next 15 years, and officials have developed a $1.3 billion plan to make sure that doesn't happen.

Bill Would Offer Incentives For CNG-Powered Vehicles

May 1, 2015
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Two state lawmakers are reigniting their effort to encourage the use of compressed natural gas, or CNG, to fuel cars. But the bill will have to go through a Legislature that just voted to get rid of some alternative fuel requirements.

Hundreds of Ohioans have changed their gender designation on their driver’s license since the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles began to allow the process nearly six years ago. 

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Franklin County Municipal Court Judge David Tyack Thursday set bond at $50,000 dollars for former OSU Drum Major Stewart Kitchen. 

Voter ID Bill Emerges For Third Time In Statehouse

Apr 30, 2015
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For the third time, conservative Republicans in the House are proposing legislation to require voters to show photo ID, despite very little documented voter fraud in Ohio.

Stewart Kitchen
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The drum major instructor for the Ohio State marching band faces charges of rape and kidnapping. 

Kasich Creates First Statewide Police Standards Board

Apr 29, 2015
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Gov. John Kasich  has announced the creation of Ohio's first-ever police standards board governing the proper use of deadly force, recruiting and hiring. 

Buckeye Bandit

The FBI says it’s increasing its reward for the bank robber dubbed The Buckeye Bandit.

The man earned the nickname for his choice of Ohio State apparel during robberies. Authorities say he struck again Sunday at a bank on Sawmill Road in Dublin.