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It's Ginther and Scott in the Columbus Race For Mayor

Mayoral candidates Andrew Ginther and Zach Scott will face off in the November election.
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Anna Schiffbauer
Student Press Law Center

An Otterbein University graduate who sued for access to on campus police records, while working at a student-run news website won her case yesterday before the Ohio Supreme Court. 

Ohio Reports Higher April Jobless Rate

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Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services
Tom Borgerding / WOSU News

Ohio's unemployment rate inched up slightly to 5.2 percent in April after holding steady for the previous three months.

To understand how heroin took hold in rural America, you need to go back two decades and look at the surge of prescription drug use in Portsmouth, Ohio, according to journalist Sam Quinones.

A Rust Belt town that had fallen on hard times by the 1990s, Portsmouth became a place where doctors dispensed prescription drugs more freely than anywhere else in the country, Quinones writes in his new book, Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic.

Big Change Coming for Next Year’s Round of PARCC Tests

May 22, 2015
Test answer sheet
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A consortium of state education leaders have voted to make a big change to the standardized test known as the PARCC. Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports.

Attorney General Rejects Latest Proposal To Legalize Pot In Ohio

May 22, 2015
Marijuana
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Attorney General Mike DeWine has rejected a petition submitted by a group that wants to put an issue on the ballot to legalize marijuana.

Ohio SUPCO Tells Otterbein University to Hand Over Campus Police Records

May 22, 2015
Otterbein University campus
Otterbein University / Facebook

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that police departments at private universities are subject to public records search. This means private universities cannot shield police activities from the community.

Ohio State

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. 

WKSU Radio

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.

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

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. 

Ohio Supreme Court
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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.

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