Ohio News

41 million have lost jobs since virus hit, but layoffs slow

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Roughly 2.1 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign that companies are still slashing jobs in the face of a deep recession even as...Read more

Police identify 19-year-old man killed in North Linden shooting

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Police identify the man killed following a double shooting in the North Linden neighborhood of Columbus.Read more

5-year-old boy with autism reported missing from northwest Ohio

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Isaac Schroeder was last seen around 3 p.m. on Wednesday wearing only underwear.Read more

Ohio wildlife researchers discover new species of crayfish after 45-year search

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The blue crayfish may not only be Ohio's most colorful, but its rarest as well.Read more

Lawmakers grill director of Job and Family Services over inadequate response to unemployed workers

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Lawmakers asked Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Director Kim Hall why there were so many issues for unemployed workers to receive benefits.Read more

E-signature rule for ballot campaigns stayed as Ohio appeals

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A three-judge panel of the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals stayed the more flexible rules while the state fights a lower court judge's May 19 decision setting them up.Read more

Ohio crime labs able to differentiate hemp from marijuana

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The Ohio Legislature last year approved the cultivation of hemp, which is supposed to contain less than .3% THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana.Read more