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Students at about a dozen Central Ohio schools plan to stage another walkout on Friday morning, calling for gun reform and commemorating the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting.

Whetstone High School Wednesday morning while an anti-abortion walkout was slated to happen.
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Wednesday's "Pro-Life Walkout" was supposed to be the anti-abortion answer to last month's "March For Our Lives." Rather than calling for gun regulations, though, abortion opponents touted a nationwide walkout at 200 schools to protest a procedure they equate with murder.

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Jerry Smith wanders through a home on the west side of Columbus with his hands clasped behind his back. His hat says "bailiff" in big block letters, and he’s guiding researcher Stephanie Pierce from room to room. They pass an overturned couch and old clothes strewn on the floor.

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A Franklin County grand jury has decided not to bring charges against a Columbus officer who shot and killed a man during a traffic stop last April.

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Ohio State University trustees voted on Friday to rescind the honorary doctoral degree of Bill Cosby. It's the first time the university has ever taken back an honorary degree. 

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Mayor Andrew Ginther wants to spend more than a billion dollars on infrastructure projects in 2018. 

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Main Street in downtown Alexandria stretches a little more than half a mile along State Route 37. There’s a post office on the corner, a couple churches and a library down the road, and a coffee shop right across the street.

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Thousands marched in Columbus and across the country last weekend calling for gun control. Now one Ohio Democrat is hoping to turn that enthusiasm into legislation.

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Despite a bit of wrangling over specifics, the Columbus City School Board decided to go back to square one in its search for a new superintendent.

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“Want to see something cool?” Matt Hysell asks, popping his head into a classroom. 

He’s marching down the hallway almost before I can answer. 

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