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Oscar-winning director Ron Howard visited Middletown Tuesday while preparing to make a film  adaptation of Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, the best-selling book by Middletown native J.D. Vance.

Urban Meyer, Gene Smith Suspended After Ohio State Investigation

Aug 23, 2018

Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer and athletic director Gene Smith have both been suspended after a university investigation into what they knew about an assistant coach's alleged abuse.

Ohio State University officials say the federal office that oversees enforcement of Title IX has opened an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against a now-dead former Ohio State doctor.

A statement from a university spokesperson says the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has opened an investigation based on the allegations against Richard Strauss made by former Ohio State students.

Ohio state researchers may have come up with an effective Zika vaccine. Symptoms from the primarily mosquito-borne disease are often mild, but the virus can lead to birth defects when it’s contracted by pregnant mothers.

A legendary Ohio Olympian will be honored tomorrow.

Federal law requires students with disabilities to spend as much time as possible in general education classrooms, but a study from Ohio State University has found that’s not happening in Ohio, or the rest of the country.

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Emmy-winner Patricia Heaton was the star of "The Middle," but the heart and soul of the rural Indiana sitcom ending tonight came from the creators, former Indiana University roommates DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler.

Ohio State Research Satellite Blasts Into Space

May 21, 2018

The Ohio State University has sent its first satellite into space.

The CubeSat Radiometer Radio Frequency Interference Technology Validation mission, also known as CubeRRT, looks to improve the transmission of radio communication between Earth and astronauts.

College access and affordability: It's a common topic in higher education — because college is the one place that can really be a catapult when it comes to moving up the economic ladder.

And yet, research has shown that low-income students make up just 3 percent of the students that attend America's most selective colleges.

A national review of high school graduation requirements shows Ohio is providing students with a well-rounded education, but not necessarily at the quality researchers say is needed to succeed in a state college or career.

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Ohio State University trustees voted on Friday to rescind the honorary doctoral degree of Bill Cosby.

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As college students stress about landing their first job, the question of how their grade point average will impact their chances looms large. It may seem like the equation should be simple: the better the grade point average, the bigger the edge.

But new research from The Ohio State University suggests that, in reality, the impact of one's GPA depends on gender.

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Last week, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine rejected  the language in a proposal that would change how congressional districts are drawn in the state.

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There could be four U.S. Senators doing some  odd gyrations on the steps of the Capitol by Tuesday morning. 

All because of a football game Monday night - the national championship game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Oregon Ducks.

There's interest on Capitol Hill in the Monday night game.  Ohio Senator Rob Portman says he'll be watching the game.

Portman, a Republican, and the Democratic senator from Ohio, Sherrod Brown, have a wager with their colleagues from Oregon.

By 2015 President Obama has said he wants to have one-million plug-in electric vehicles on the road. It’s unclear if that’s going to happen. But slowly researchers are making progress in building a better battery and states are realizing the battery market is a very lucrative one.

This month Ohio State's Buckeye Bullet is trying to break the 400 mph barrier in the salt flats of Utah. It runs on lithium-ion batteries. This is an earlier video when the futuristic car was hitting speeds in the 300s.