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Some of Columbus Police's new therapy dogs.
Columbus Police

New Therapy Dogs Will Help Columbus Police Comfort Crime Victims

Columbus Police are training five therapy dogs and police handlers to provide comfort to victims and witnesses of crime.

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A no firearms sign in Tempe, Arizona.
Cory Doctorow / Flickr

Curious Cbus: Where Are You Allowed To Carry Guns In Ohio?

As part of WOSU's Curious Cbus project, we asked our audience to submit their questions about guns in Ohio. Pretty quickly a theme emerged: Many listeners wanted to know where you can—and can’t—legally carry a firearm.

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The James Cancer Hospital at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center is trying a new pilot program to share patient information between emergency medical services and the hospital. 

Some of Columbus Police's new therapy dogs.
Columbus Police

Columbus Police are training five therapy dogs and police handlers to provide comfort to victims and witnesses of crime.

A Cincinnati priest has been indicted on nine counts of rape. A grand jury returned the charges against Fr. Geoff Drew on Monday.

Community members and advocates will gather in Hilliard on Wednesday to discuss improvements to Ohio’s addiction recovery system. 

Kayaker in Cuyahoga River
Mark Urycki / Ideastream

Proposed changes to Ohio's water quality monitoring program would reduce the number of water samples taken from the state's rivers and streams and the number of sampling areas while increasing the size of the areas surveyed.

 James Reardon, Jr.
Mahoning County Sheriff's Office

A 20-year-old Ohio man has pleaded not guilty to threatening a Jewish community center in a video posted to Instagram.

Dayton, Ohio, Mayor Nan Whaley speaks to members of the media Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, outside Ned Peppers bar in the Oregon District after a mass shooting that occurred early Sunday morning in Dayton
John Minchillo / Associated Press

The mayor of Dayton says around-the-clock security detail was assigned to her because of hate-filled messages she received following verbal sparring with President Donald Trump. Trump visied a Dayton hospital earlier this month after nine people were slain in a mass shooting.

Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio.
John Minchillo / Associated Press

Gov. Mike DeWine says that no executions will take place in Ohio anytime soon, saying the state can’t find a method for executions under state law that would get approval from a federal court. The governor also dismissed a proposal by state Rep. Scott Wiggam (R-Wooster) to use an illegal opioid for lethal injections.

A University of Cincinnati professor is predicting the Arctic Ocean could have no September sea ice if global temperatures continue to rise.

An eight-year-old Guatemalan boy is heading into his first day of American school in Cincinnati Monday. José has been in the U.S. since early July after a month's journey and staying in a detention camp.



Snollygoster is WOSU's new politics podcast. Every week, we'll take an in-depth and seriously irreverent look at Ohio politics, plus talk to the people behind the news.
All Sides with Ann Fisher is a two-hour, daily public-affairs show designed to over time touch upon all sides of the issues and events that shape life in central Ohio.

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