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Howard 'Hopalong' Cassady from Ohio State dies at 85

Howard ‘Hopalong’ Cassady from Ohio State dies at 85

CLOSE Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Ohio State Buckeyes football great Howard “Hopalong” Cassady died Friday in Tampa, Florida, the school announced. He was 85.  Cassady was born in Columbus and stayed close for his college years. The two-time All-American helped Ohio State to an undefeated, national title season in 1954 and won the …

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Trump Title X abortion policy forces Ohio Planned Parenthoods to close

Trump Title X abortion policy forces Ohio Planned Parenthoods to close

CLOSE Tough abortion laws in Alabama and several other states face legal battles in court. Here’s how they take aim at Roe v. Wade. Just the FAQs, USA TODAY Story Highlights A new Trump administration policy blocks Title X grantees from referring patients to abortion providers. So far, 16 recipients, including Planned Parenthood partners, have …

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Comet is likely interstellar visitor, NASA said

Casey Viner, Ohio gamer, sent to prison for 15 months for ‘swatting’

CLOSE A technology that is easy to use is causing problems for police as people are calling in bogus emergencies from real phone numbers that are difficult to trace. The practice is called ‘swatting’ and its implications are dangerous. VPC A 19-year-old gamer who planned a hoax 911 call that resulted in a Kansas man’s death was …

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Comet is likely interstellar visitor, NASA said

Ohio day care workers allowed girl to be bullied, Columbus police say

CLOSE Two Ohio day care workers were charged with endangering children after they allowed a 5-year-old to face torment from her classmates, police say, and at one point, one of the employees grabbed the girl by her ankle. Authorities in Columbus reviewed video that appears to show Emma Dietrich, 31, and Joshua Tennant, 27,  allowing older students to physically harass …

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THE Ohio State University Loses Its Trademark Application For ‘THE’

from the THE-end dept Over the past several weeks, we have been discussing a ridiculous trademark application filed by the Ohio State University for the word “the.” This entire episode has been a painful reminder of the fallout of the permission culture that has risen up out of strict IP enforcement and an overly-permissive USPTO. …

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Mass shooting plots thwarted in Connecticut, Florida, Ohio, police say

CLOSE Three mass shooting plots were foiled with the arrests of three men in unrelated cases since the mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas. USA TODAY Three mass shooting plots were thwarted in recent days with the arrests of three men in unrelated cases, authorities in Connecticut, Florida and Ohio said. Tips from …

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