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Columbus Teacher Gets Grant For Free Books

By | July 29, 2014

A Columbus City Schools teacher receives 500 free books for her classroom.

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Ohio Medicaid Enrollment Up, Number Of Uninsured Is Down

By | July 29, 2014

When Ohio expanded Medicaid last fall, Governor John Kasich estimated up to 330-thousand more people would get health coverage. A new survey says the numbers may not be far off.

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Dayton Mayor Gets Pushback For Offer To House Immigrant Children

By Lewis Wallace | July 29, 2014

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley is facing off against Congressman Mike Turner and local politicians over her offer to help house some of the immigrant children who recently crossed into the U.S.

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Previously: Controversial Reynoldsburg Teacher Contracts

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Summer Camp At Ohio State Targets Girls For Engineering Jobs

By | July 29, 2014

A summer camp at Ohio State focuses on attracting girls to science, technology, engineering and math careers. Women make up only 26% of all STEM jobs in the country.

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Columbus Mayor: City Prepared To Discuss Immigration Crisis

By | July 28, 2014

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman said he is willing to work with other cities to assist with the immigration crisis at the U.S. southern border. His spokesman Dan Williamson warns, though, the city’s social service agencies do not have the capacity to take in large numbers of immigrant children. “If our social services agencies were to [...]

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OSU Alumni Band Members Protest Band Director’s Firing

By | July 28, 2014

Alumni members of Ohio State’s Marching band protested the actions of Ohio State University today by marching from Ohio Stadium to the Office of OSU President Michael Drake in Bricker Hall.

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Kasich Joins Push To Give Fracking Ingredients To First Responders

By | July 28, 2014

Big changes could be coming to Ohio’s fracking regulations in terms of chemical disclosure. It’s a transparency issue environmental groups have been pushing to advance for years, and it appears another step is in the works following a major chemical spill.

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Ohio Gas Prices Down To Start Work Week

By | July 28, 2014

Ohio gas prices have fallen more than a dime compared to last Monday amid plentiful supplies that have cut wholesale prices.

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Bumper Crop Drives Down Corn Prices

By | July 28, 2014

The high corn yields from this year and last year are forcing a drop in prices not seen in the past five years.

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Ohio CEO Among Two Killed In Findlay Plane Crash

By | July 28, 2014

Hancock County deputies say Ralf Bronnenmeier, CEO of Grob Systems in Bluffton, was piloting the single-engine Lancair IV-P plane that crashed early Sunday morning into a ditch along a county road just northeast of the city of Findlay.