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The city of Oberlin will celebrate the second Monday in October as Indigenous People's Day instead of the federally recognized Columbus Day holiday.

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An Ohio judge is in the hospital after being ambushed by a gunman while walking to work at the Jefferson County courthouse in Steubenville on Monday morning. 

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A painting of a Confederate general has been removed from a state park lodge in eastern Ohio. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources oversees the parks and made the decision.

An Ohio Historical Marker honoring Worthington native and Confederate General Roswell Ripley has been removed from outside his childhood home.
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Worthington officials says an historic marker outside the former home of a Confederate general was removed in anticipation of protests.

The marker commemorated General Roswell Ripley, who was born and raised in Worthington.

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Records show five more administrators at Columbus City Schools could lose their state educator licenses in connection with an investigation that found student data was falsified to improve district performance ratings.

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Facebook plans to invest $750 million in a new data center in central Ohio, marking another boost for the state's growing technology sector.

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Dallas Cowboys running back and former Ohio State University football player Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended for six games after a yearlong NFL investigation of his domestic violence case in Ohio.

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Officials in Ohio say they don't expect to issue the state's first medical marijuana cultivator licenses until around November, at least a month later than growers expected.

The Ohio Department of Commerce announced the timetable Thursday.

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Former Ohio State University football player Anthony Gonzalez is considering a run for Congress.

The former Buckeye and Indianapolis Colts wide receiver recently met with the National Republican Congressional Committee to express interest in a bid for Ohio's 16th Congressional District. His decision is expected soon.

The Dutch manufacturer of a thrill ride that broke apart and killed an 18-year-old man at the Ohio State Fair says excessive corrosion on a support beam led to a "catastrophic failure."

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The Dutch manufacturer of a thrill ride that broke apart and killed an 18-year-old man at the Ohio State Fair says excessive corrosion on a support beam led to a "catastrophic failure."

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Several people injured last week when a thrill ride fell apart at the Ohio State Fair remain hospitalized, including a woman in a coma.

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Authorities say human remains found by a man in Ohio are estimated to be hundreds of years old.

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to discuss the impact of the country's opioid epidemic during a speech Wednesday in Columbus.

Officials say rides shut down at the Ohio State Fair after a fatal ride accident are open after being re-inspected.

An Ohio sheriff says a suspect in a drug deal struck a police officer with his car while fleeing and was shot multiple times by two officers before crashing his car and later dying at a hospital.

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The Ohio Supreme Court has again upheld cities' use of traffic camera enforcement, striking down as unconstitutional legislative restrictions that included requiring a police officer to be present. But Columbus officials say the city won't rush to bring their cameras back.

The Ohio Supreme Court has again upheld cities' use of traffic camera enforcement, striking down as unconstitutional legislative restrictions that included requiring a police officer to be present.

Ohio is preparing to put a condemned child killer to death in the state's first execution in more than three years.

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Celebrating a slim but symbolic health-care win in Washington, President Donald Trump told supporters in Youngstown on Tuesday that the nation was one step closer to liberation from the "Obamacare nightmare."

Ohio's elections chief says he has complied with an information request from a presidential commission on voter fraud with a series of web links to publicly available data.

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President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit Youngstown on Tuesday as the U.S. Senate will vote on whether to open debate on legislation to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law.

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State officials say nearly 50 hogs at the Franklin County Fair were removed for slaughter after at least two animals tested positive for swine flu.

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A Coshocton County veteran who sought to defy local law and keep pet ducks, that he says help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, can now keep them.

The director of the Dayton VA Medical Center in southwest Ohio says he'll retire in October after nearly six years of leading the facility, which serves about 40,000 veterans annually.

Ohio police say one rider was knocked out of their wheelchair and another suffered cuts on their face after a bullet broke the window of a bus.

Columbus has stopped enforcing its panhandling law after similar laws were challenged successfully using a 2015 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in an Arizona case about church signs.

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A new research project is intended to help determine why Franklin County, which includes Columbus, has Ohio's busiest eviction court and such high numbers of people forced to leave their homes.

Franklin University officials say they've received approval to make Urbana University in western Ohio a branch campus of the Columbus school starting in August.

An attorney says the family of a black man fatally shot by a white police officer in a Beavercreek Wal-Mart is extremely disappointed t

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