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Ginther Responds To Recent Police Violence

Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther spent much of his appearance at Wednesday's Columbus Metropolitan Club forum responding to the state of community/police relations, which he acknowledged have never been more strained.

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Sales of existing homes fell in August on the national level, but rose on the state and local levels.

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The Ohio Senate has approved a resolution supporting Columbus' effort to build a super-high speed transportation system connecting the city with Pittsburgh and Chicago.

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Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich says the latest plan by GOP U.S. Senators to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is a bad deal. 

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther spent much of his appearance at Wednesday's Columbus Metropolitan Club forum responding to the state of community/police relations, which he acknowledged have never been more strained.

Police in Oklahoma City fatally shot a deaf man Tuesday night who they say was advancing toward them with a metal pipe as witnesses yelled that the man was deaf and could not hear them.

It's the fifth officer-involved shooting in the city this year, according to the Oklahoma City Police Department.

Officers were responding to a hit-and-run accident around 8:15 p.m., Capt. Bo Mathews, the police department's public information officer, told reporters Wednesday. A witness of the accident told police a vehicle involved went to a nearby address.

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Licking County and the City of Elyria are the latest Ohio communities to sue drug makers for the costs of the state's opioid epidemic. 

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The Ohio EPA has more than doubled the fines against a company building a natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Michigan.

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Test results are pending on water in an Ohio State University dorm after a student contracted Legionnaires' disease. 

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A Sandusky man will serve 18 years in prison for shooting and killing an innocent bystander during his shootout with another man in Columbus last year.

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A Columbus teenager was sentenced Tuesday to three years in a juvenile detention facility after pleading guilty to his involvement in a gang-related, drive-by shooting last October outside Linden-McKinley STEM Academy that injured two students.

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