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KSU receives $175K grant for augmented reality project

KSU receives $175K grant for augmented reality project

The technology will be used as part of a yearlong commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the May 4, 1970, shooting that left four students dead and nine injured.
Plugging abandoned wells could cost Ohio billions

Plugging abandoned wells could cost Ohio billions

By one state count, there are as many as 19,000 orphan wells in Ohio.
Ohio lawmaker wants to ban drivers from using cellphones

Ohio lawmaker wants to ban drivers from using cellphones

In 2017, 58 people were killed and more than 7,000 were injured in nearly 14,000 distracted driving wrecks in the state, according to the Ohio Distracted Driving Task Force.
Ohio AG urges Equifax breach victims to sign up for credit monitoring

Ohio AG urges Equifax breach victims to sign up for credit monitoring

The deadline is Jan. 22 to sign up for 10 years of free monitoring.
Ohio job growth this year projected at 0.4 percent

Ohio job growth this year projected at 0.4 percent

Ohio ranked in a tie for 42nd among the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on its projected job growth this year.
OPERS board votes to reduce health care benefits for retired employees

OPERS board votes to reduce health care benefits for retired employees

“Unfortunately, this serves as another example of the need to reform our health care system,” U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said.
8,505 borrowers in Ohio filed for student loan forgiveness

8,505 borrowers in Ohio filed for student loan forgiveness

The department reported that it approved 841 student loan discharge applications from Ohio residents during the second quarter.
Multistate settlement reached with PayPal Charitable Giving Fund

Multistate settlement reached with PayPal Charitable Giving Fund

“Mixing secrecy with charity hardens the hearts of would-be donors,” Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost said.
Leader: Ohio House GOP will likely block automatic voter registration

Leader: Ohio House GOP will likely block automatic voter registration

The legislation would automatically register any person who updates information with the Bureau of Motor Vehicles or attends high school in Ohio. This would shift Ohio from an opt-in voter registration system to an opt-out system.
Ohio projected to lose another U.S. House seat after Census

Ohio projected to lose another U.S. House seat after Census

The state has lost House seats every decade for the last 60 years, dropping from 24 seats in 1962 down to only 15 if it does lose another seat after the biennial census is completed this year.