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7:48 am
Thu February 16, 2012

Ohio Colleges Pitch Construction Projects

Ohio's public colleges and universities have presented the state with a $350 million proposal for construction projects, representing the top priorities for the institutions as determined by a higher education committee.

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Politics
7:38 am
Thu February 16, 2012

Ohio's US Sen. Sherrod Brown Late on Taxes Again

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Ohio's U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown was more than four months late paying a $922 tax bill on his Washington, D.C.,
condo apartment and got slapped with $123 in penalties and interest.

The first-term Democrat, who is running for re-election this year, settled the tax bill last week.

Spokeswoman Meghan Dubyak said Wednesday the senator misplaced the bill and paid it as soon as he found it. She says he's determined not to let it happen again.

Human Events, a conservative magazine and website, first reported the late tax earlier Wednesday.

Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Wed February 15, 2012

Conrad's Corner: February 15, 2012

Elizabeth Schmidt reads her poem, "Florida Boy, 1969"

Business & Technology
5:05 pm
Wed February 15, 2012

Delta Air Lines Plan to Cut Dayton Service

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Delta Air Lines plans to cut flight service from Dayton to New York beginning in July.

The move upsets Dayton-area business and government officials, who claim that it will negatively impact business in the region.

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Statewide News
4:04 pm
Wed February 15, 2012

Ohio Court Backs 2-Trial System for Lawsuit Claims

The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld a law allowing either side in personal injury lawsuits to request separate trials for damages meant to compensate victims and those meant to punish a company.

Lawmakers enacted the two-trial system as part of sweeping 2005 changes to how such lawsuits are conducted in Ohio that included controversial limits on the size of awards.

The court ruled 5-2 Wednesday that the law was constitutional and did not violate the separation of powers.

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