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Medical Board Vote is Step Toward More Info on Accused Doctor

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The State Medical Board has taken a step toward possibly making more information public from its old investigation involving an Ohio State University team doctor recently found to have sexually abused male students for two decades. Details about the board investigation involving the late Dr. Richard Strauss have remained confidential under… Read More

Airport to Get $15M Federal Grant for Improvements

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Officials at Rickenbacker International Airport in Ohio say the airport will receive $15 million from the Federal Aviation Administration for improvements, including runway upgrades that will help increase cargo activity. The president and CEO of the Columbus Regional Airport Authority said the improvements align with Rickenbacker’s growth strategies over the next… Read More

Bill To Reduce Low-Level Drug Possessions Proposed in Ohio Senate

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A bill designed to reduce low-level drug possessions to misdemeanors and increase penalties for drug dealers is before an Ohio Senate committee. The legislation is part of a long-running attempt by lawmakers to reduce Ohio’s prison population. The Senate Judiciary Committee recently heard testimony on the bill. Ohio Public Defender Tim… Read More