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"Piglet Book" Criticizes Growth In State Spending

Now that the two-year state budget is signed and in effect, a conservative group hopes lawmakers will turn their attention to what it feels is wasteful spending in every state budget.
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Authorities say three 13-year-old boys are suspected of pelting cars with rocks on a central Ohio highway, damaging vehicles and endangering drivers.


The term "Internet of Things" describes a world of smart devices that monitor our habits and connect through the cloud. This connection offers the convenience of automation, but some are concerned that the government is lagging too far behind the technology. Coming up , what the federal government is--or is not--doing to regulate this growing industry. Plus, the tricks advertisers are using to track you from your laptop to your smart phone.

A new report warns of a "dramatic" shift in Ohio's population during the next 20 years. 

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams has shut down twice, this year. Each time, the company has been transparent about finding listeria in its production kitchen. But FDA records reveal Jeni's was not as open with inspectors, last year -- nine months before this spring's recall. 

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The increase in Ohio's older population is so far outpacing overall growth that a new projection forecasts that 22 percent of the state's residents will be 65 or older in less than two decades.

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Authorities say a shoplifting suspect has been hospitalized after he jumped from a Clark County overpass while fleeing police.

Some Clergy Say "Pastor Protection Act" Isn't Necessary

Jul 6, 2015

The first piece of legislation related to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the right of same-sex couples to marry is making the rounds at the Statehouse. And it's dividing some Ohio clergy.

Four people face multiple labor trafficking charges. The victims were migrant workers – most were underage. 

St. Paul A.M.E. Church

Local leaders of the African Methodist Episcopal Churches in Columbus went to New Orleans this week for an international church meeting.   The recent killings of nine church members at Emanuel A.M.E. church in South Carolina are drawing lots of conversation, as well as the church fires.  Most agree though that they won't be overhauling security procedures.  

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The Ohio Attorney General’s Office says it’s awarding a $300,000 grant to the group Athletes In Action.  The Xenia-based organization is an off-shoot of Campus Crusade for Christ.  The Ohio ACLU says attorney general Mike DeWine is walking a fine line. 


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