Toxic Algae Found At Schiller Park Pond

The Columbus Parks and Recreation Department warns pet owners at Schiller Park to stay away from the pond. Recent tests of the water show it's contaminated with toxic algae.
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Columbus City Council president Andrew Ginther proposes ethics reforms as Mayor Michael Coleman, Auditor Hugh Dorian listen
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Columbus City Council president and mayoral candidate Andrew Ginther says he’s proposing tough new ethics laws.

A comprehensive reform to the way charter schools are policed is on its way to the governor's desk for his final approval.  Ohio lawmakers passed what was heralded by supporters as a sweeping charter reform legislation.

A second-grade Ohio teacher accused of running over her husband while their two children were in the car has her job back after charges against her were dropped.

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Charges have been dropped against a Pickerington teacher charged with running over her husband while their two daughters were inside the car.

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Melissa Etheridge says a video of female inmates singing one of her songs led to her performing with them at the Ohio Reformatory for Women in Marysville.

The Columbus Diocese reports it will review its personnel procedures. The move comes after a former Bishop Watterson teacher was arrested, last week, on child pornography charges linked to a Columbus student. 

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Sweeping new performance, accountability and transparency requirements for Ohio's embattled charter-school system have cleared the Ohio House.

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Policy groups on the right and left say Ohio lawmakers are undermining attempts to reduce the state's prison population by continuing to introduce tough-on-crime bills that have the opposite effect.

Pro-Pot Group Promises Research Center If Voters Approve Issue 3

Oct 7, 2015
International Cannabinoid Institute

A non-profit research organization says it will build a state-of-the-art cannabis research center here in Ohio if Issue 3 passes. And the plan is getting mixed reactions.

Ohio environmental leaders are among those in Washington pushing Congress to renew the Land and Water Conservation Fund, a 50-year-old program that's sent hundreds of millions of dollars to national parks and forests in Ohio around the U.S.


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A scene from Verdi's "Otello."
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Opera Abbreviated: Otello

Welcome to Opera Abbreviated, your very own series of podcasts designed to give you a pithy sense of the operas being presented by the Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD series. A new production of Giuseppe Verdi's Otello is presented live from the Met on October 17.
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