Buckeye Lake's Fairfield Beach at sunset
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Algae Bloom Adds To Buckeye Lake Woes

There’s more bad news at Buckeye Lake. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says a harmful algal bloom has caused a large growth of bacteria that are producing toxins above safe levels.
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Tom Borgerding

A judge has set a new trial date for an Ohio man charged with plotting a U.S. attack after receiving overseas terrorism training.

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Ohio's 2016 presidential primary will be pushed back a week under a bill that's cleared the swing state's Legislature and headed toward Republican Gov. John Kasich's  expected approval.

State Farm

AAA Ohio says the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day are known as the "100 deadliest days" for teen drivers.

The Ohio Statehouse
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An Ohio Senate panel that's reviewing the state budget proposal is expecting to get ideas on how to change it.

Banner installed at Ohio Stadium
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Work crews are busy transforming Ohio Stadium. The Rolling Stones will perform in concert Saturday.

Funeral arrangements have yet to be announced for Columbus artist Aminah Robinson. 

Sen. Sherrod Brown Pushes For Cut In Duplicate Tests

May 26, 2015

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown Tuesday in Hilliard pushed for a reduction in duplicative testing in schools.  Brown pushed for legislation that would provide incentives for school districts to study existing local, state and federal tests to find ways to eliminate unnecessary exams. 

Brown says the program would also ensure school districts and parents receive test results in a timely manner so teachers can design instruction based on the results.

Three convicted burglars are sharing tips of their trade in a YouTube crime prevention video produced by the police in Columbus, Ohio.

Columbus mourns a folk artist whose work was inspired by her childhood neighborhood. Columbus Museum of Art Executive Director Nannette Maciejunes says Aminah Robinson died Friday at Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center, where she'd been hospitalized for heart issues. She was 75.

Box 15 provides support for fire fighters a Marion Road fire last month.
Box 15

Whenever a building catches on fire or a tanker truck overturns or the Police SWAT team is called out to diffuse a dangerous situation, there is a group of Columbus residents who rush in to help. Most people have never heard of Box 15 or the work they do to help out local police and firefighters.

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A bud of high-resin marijuana.
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Marijuana Legalization Efforts in Ohio

10am Two separate campaigns are collecting signatures in hopes of getting marijuana legalization on the November ballot in Ohio. The initial amendment, proposed by Columbus-based ResponsibleOhio, is hotly contested by a new committee, BetterForOhio. Representatives from each coalition are on air to discuss their respective plans.
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