Avery Elementary School in Hilliard on May 11, 2020.
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Hilliard Schools could start using local data to determine if adjustments need to be made to reopening schools, as well as to track potential outbreaks within buildings, grades or classes.

People walk past a Verizon store in Manhattan's midtown area, in New York.
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Verizon has announced plans to lay off almost 500 workers in Hilliard by this spring.

Voters cast their ballots at the Cincinnati Public Library's polling station, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, in Cincinnati.
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss what this past week's election might foreshadow about 2020 races. Ohio State University political scientist Paul Beck joins the show.

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A Hilliard teenager has pledged no contest to charges of plotting to murder classmates in a mass shooting at Hilliard Davidson High School.

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A judge has ordered a 17-year-old Hilliard boy tried as an adult on suspicion of plotting a school shooting.

School administrators in Hilliard say they're adding more security after a bus driver was stabbed and sexually assaulted on Friday.

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Columbus Police say they’re investigating the stabbing and sexual assault of a Hilliard City Schools bus driver.

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A Hilliard Davidson High School student is in custody after prosecutors said he was planning a school shooting.

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The Hilliard Police Department says one of its officers has been killed in a motorcycle crash during an on-duty training exercise.

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We're in the dog days of summer, which means auction season is in full swing. And no one does it better than Peter Gehres.

Sen. Sherrod Brown Pushes For Cut In Duplicate Tests

May 26, 2015

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown Tuesday in Hilliard pushed for a reduction in duplicative testing in schools.  Brown pushed for legislation that would provide incentives for school districts to study existing local, state and federal tests to find ways to eliminate unnecessary exams. 

Brown says the program would also ensure school districts and parents receive test results in a timely manner so teachers can design instruction based on the results.

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Investigators continue looking into the cause of a collision between a train and a car Tuesday morning in Hilliard in which the driver was seriously injured.

A federal mediator is now involved in a contract dispute between Hilliard School District teachers and administrators after teachers overwhelmingly defeated the district's latest contract proposal. teachers have been working without a contract since the beginning of the year. District spokesperson Carrie Bartunek says the main stumbling block in negotiations has been employee health care. The most-recent contract called for incremental increases in premiums. Teachers balked at that, rejecting the contract by a margin of 92 percent.