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Vehicles drive along the Ohio Turnpike in Strongsville, Ohio.

DeWine Warns Of Impending Crisis With Construction Fund Shortage

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The state doesn’t have any money for new road construction projects, and funding is falling short to make repairs to existing infrastructure. Gov. Mike DeWine says this is an impending crisis. And it’s looking more and more likely that the state will seek an gas tax increase to fill the hole. DeWine says it’s important to… Read More

MELTED to Bring Psychedelic Rock to The Bluestone Feb. 24

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On Sunday, February 24, the Nelsonville Music Festival, in collaboration with Archie Fox Live, will present Melted, a day of psychedelic rock at The Bluestone (583 East Broad Street, Columbus) featuring headliners Ty Segall and White Fence. Archie Fox Live is the independent promoter behind past events such as Helter Swelter at Ace of Cups… Read More

Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries Draw Record Number of Visits

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky distilleries are reporting another record year for bourbon tourism in the state that produces most of the world’s bourbon. The Kentucky Distillers’ Association says tourists made a record 1.4 million stops at distilleries along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour in 2018. KDA says that represents… Read More

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Suit: Pharmacy Officer Knew But Didn’t Stop Excessive Dosing

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A new wrongful-death lawsuit alleges an Ohio hospital’s chief pharmacy officer knew about employees prescribing, approving and administering excessive painkiller doses but didn’t stop it from recurring. The lawsuit Thursday over the Nov. 20 death of 82-year-old Melissa Penix names defendants including the Columbus-area Mount Carmel Health System, chief pharmacy officer… Read More