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Afternoon Audio Update For May 7

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Ohio University leaders are approaching the next street party in the annual spring fest season the same way they tackle the annual Halloween block party. State personal income tax collections in Ohio are up nearly 7 percent more than forecasted, giving the state's surplus fund a boost. Details in your afternoon audio update.

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Kasich Announces Plan To Limit ER Painkiller Prescriptions

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UPDATE 2:05 P.M. Ohio Gov. John Kasich is announcing plans to limit the prescribing of painkillers through the state's hospital emergency rooms. Administration officials believe pain pills are being overprescribed by emergency room doctors and that the numbers need to be reduced.   The state's Emergency Room Protocols will recommend against prescribing pills for chronic… Read More