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Ohio cracking down on tax breaks when companies fall short

dispatch.com — The state is getting tougher with companies that don't follow through on plans to add jobs and make investments in return for tax incentives. The Ohio Tax Credit Authority revised or canceled incentive contracts with 105 companies yesterday, an unusually large number to be done on one day.
Sep 30, 2014

State cracking down on companies that fall short on promises to create jobs. dispatch.com/content/storie…

Sep 30, 2014

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Sep 30, 2014

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Reports on college crime are deceptively inaccurate

dispatch.com — The crime statistics being released by colleges nationwide on Wednesday are so misleading that they give students and parents a false sense of security. Even the U.S. Department of Education official who oversees compliance with a federal law requiring that the statistics be posted on Oct. 1 each year admits that they are inaccurate.
Sep 30, 2014

Have a child in college? Important morning read: Reports on college crime are deceptively inaccurate shar.es/1a8S3g

Sep 30, 2014

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Sep 30, 2014

Campus Insecurity: College crime reports are deceptively inaccurate. @SPLC dispatch.com/content/storie…

GOP consultant Terry Casey denies plotting with Kasich against Libertarian challenger

dispatch.com — The Republican who spearheaded a challenge that bumped a Libertarian gubernatorial candidate off Ohio's November ballot testified yesterday to extensive communications with Gov. John Kasich's re-election campaign ahead of the protest, but he rejected suggestions that Kasich's campaign orchestrated the effort.
Sep 30, 2014

Politics: GOP consultant Terry Casey denies plotting with Kasich against Libertarian challenger shar.es/1a8SrL

Sep 30, 2014

GOP consultant Terry Casey denies plotting with Kasich against Libertarian challenger dispatch.com/content/storie…

Sep 30, 2014

GOP consultant Terry Casey denies plotting with Kasich against Libertarian challenger shar.es/1a8EQU via @DispatchAlerts

DeWine: Executions on hold until legislators change law

dispatch.com — Ohio will not resume executions next year unless legislators enact two key changes in state law, Attorney General Mike DeWine said yesterday. "You're not going to see a death penalty take place until the General Assembly takes action," DeWine said during a joint meeting with David Pepper, his Democratic opponent in the Nov.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @ohioaj: DeWine: Executions on hold until legislators change law shar.es/1aD3KD via @DispatchAlerts

Legal file: Stoneburner, Mewhort plead not guilty

buckeyextra.dispatch.com — The attorney for Jake Stoneburner and Jack Mewhort said that the Ohio State football players pleaded not guilty to charges of obstructing official business. Three days before the players' scheduled arraignment, attorney Mark Collins said that the plea was entered via fax to the Delaware Municipal Court clerk's office.
Sep 30, 2014

Runner hired atty Mark Collins. He usually handles much more serious cases but he also represented OSU players buckeyextra.dispatch.com/content/storie…

OSU field runner faces criminal-trespassing charge

dispatch.com — A student's short-lived jaunt onto the Ohio Stadium field Saturday night ended with a hard tackle and a criminal-trespassing charge. Anthony J. Wunder, 21, a mechanical-engineering student at Ohio State University, is scheduled to appear in Franklin County Municipal Court on Tuesday.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @AllyMarotti: He's a Cincinnati native: MT @allymanning: Headed to Anthony Wunder's court hearing this morning. bit.ly/1sLHs7T

Sep 30, 2014

Though I guess it's really only bad news for one Buckeye fan. Headed to Anthony Wunder's court hearing this morning. dispatch.com/content/storie…

Sep 30, 2014

#OhioState tackled after Ohio Stadium field run faces court hearing this morning... shar.es/1a8SdF

Sep 29, 2014

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Mitchell’s Barn steakhouse offers wide-ranging menu

dispatch.com — Cameron Mitchell's latest restaurant, the Barn at Rocky Fork Creek, opened Sept. 17 with a decidedly different vibe than some of the other restaurants in the company's repertoire. The company bills its latest venture as an upscale casual steakhouse that is anything but stuffy and it looks it: The servers are in gingham, and there is a tractor near the terrace.
Sep 30, 2014

This made me hungry: Mitchell’s The Barn in Gahanna offers new take on steakhouse shar.es/1a8SMD

Circleville man electrocuted, falls 30 feet from bucket truck

dispatch.com — A Circleville man died Sunday night after he touched a power line while about 30 feet up in a bucket truck because he was showing a child how it worked, police said today. Jeremiah Webb was using the truck owned by his employer, Seyfang Electric, to take an 11-year-old friend of his daughter for a ride at about 5:30 p.m., Circleville Police Chief Wayne Gray said.
Sep 30, 2014

Circleville man giving young girl a ride in aerial lift dies after touching power line, falling 30 feet... shar.es/1a8SW9