Ohio Statehouse

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Just 10 days after staging school walkouts across the nation, students are preparing another protest. On Saturday's March For Our Lives, they're again demanding Congressional action to address gun violence - this time, with a march on the Ohio Statehouse. 

Students rally at Ohio Statehouse to protest for safer schools and gun control.
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About 200 of the Ohio students who walked out of their high schools this morning made their way to the Statehouse. They are activists turned student lobbyists who urged lawmakers to pass or reject some gun bills under consideration. 

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Feb 19, 2018
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In the wake of last week's school shooting, which claimed the lives of 17 people at a Florida high school, the debate over gun control rose to national attention once again. Ohio Republicans, and gun rights proponents, Rob Portman and Jim Renacci, have placed the blame on mental health issues, rather than guns themselves. 

We'll also take a look at a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, which is challenging an Ohio law that would ban abortions after a fetal diagnosis of Down syndrome. 

Ann Sanner

All Ohio state lawmakers must receive sexual harassment training following a wave of the sexual misconduct scandals that swept the nation and forced resignations in both chambers of Ohio's state Legislature.

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The parents of an Ohio State University student who was found murdered in a Grove City park earlier this year joined state lawmakers Wednesday in unveiling a bill named in her honor.

Mike Duffey

Child enticement charges against a convicted sex offender in Worthington were recently dropped because an Ohio Supreme Court ruling had thrown out part of the statute. Now state lawmakers are trying to fix that part of the law.

Political figures past and present were on hand in the Statehouse rotunda to honor seven former Speakers of the House, going back 50 years. The leaders, along with their families, friends and colleagues, were  there for the unveiling of their portraits.

The U.S. Marine Corp Band performs on the Ohio Statehouse lawn.
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The U.S. Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment from Washington D.C. performed at the Ohio Statehouse on Tuesday.

U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps
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A special military band will be playing at the Statehouse Tuesday. The U.S. Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment from Washington D.C. will perform around noon.

Columbus, Ohio skyline
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The city of Columbus celebrated its 206th anniversary on Februrary 14. We take pride in our city and its history, and we’re always hungry to learn more about our home.

That hometown pride is evident in questions we receive for WOSU’s Curious Cbus project. You ask the questions and vote for your favorites, and we investigate them. We’ve reported on butter sculptures, streetcars, the ZIP code 43210, Mound Street and more.

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