Ohio seeks adjusted contract rules for minority companies

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio transportation officials are asking the federal government to adjust rules used to award highway design and construction c...

May 1st, 2016 |  


Ground broken on Cedar Point youth sports complex

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Officials at Ohio’s Cedar Point amusement park have broken ground on a $23.5 million youth-sports complex.The Cedar ...

May 1st, 2016 |  


State briefs

Free fishing weekend offered COLUMBUS — The state is offering Ohioans the chance to fish for free on public waters that include Lake Erie and the...

May 1st, 2016 updated: May 1st, 2016. |  


State briefs

Authorities urge people to keep pets leashed near icy pondsHAMILTON (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio are urging people to keep pets leashed ...

January 23rd, 2016 |  


Get a jump on your tax returns

COLUMBUS — Now that the holiday season is over, attention will soon shift to the much less jolly income tax-filing season.The Internal Revenue S...

January 9th, 2016 |  


Ohio’s auditor-in-chief fires two staffers over Kimberly Green theft case in South Amherst

Ohio’s auditor-in-chief fires two staffers over Kimberly Green theft case in South Amherst

AMHERST — Two state auditors have been fired for failing to catch warning signs that nearly $500,000 had been siphoned from operating accounts i...

September 18th, 2015 |  


State briefs

Kasich not worried about being bumped by Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Tuesday it’s too early to worry about whether ...

July 7th, 2015 |  


Official sued in landmark marriage case reads at gay wedding

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio’s health director, whose refusal to list a gay man as the surviving spouse on a death certificate led to last week...

July 3rd, 2015 |  


Ohio looks overseas in search for lethal drugs

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio has explored overseas options in its search for lethal injection drugs no longer available in the U.S. despite a court ruli...

July 3rd, 2015 |  


State briefs

Gov. signs bill to ban pure caffeineCOLUMBUS (AP) — Pure powdered caffeine won’t be legally sold in Ohio under legislation signed by Gov. ...

June 26th, 2015 |