With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
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Ohio State university earlier this week issued a crime alert after a student was sexually assaulted outside a laboratory. Federal Law mandates Universities and colleges notify students when a serious crime happens on campus. But not everyone on the OSU campus received the alert. WOSU reports there’s some confusion, at least among students, about who gets those emailed crime alerts.
Following the questionable investments made by the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation years ago, a legislative council was set up to oversee the agency. Now the council itself is embroiled in a controversy. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.
The Ohio Historical Society is counting down Ohio’s top ten most embarrassing moments. For Ohio Public Radio, WKSU’s M.L. Schultze has more.
A survey of Ohioans in nursing homes and assisted living facilities concludes they’re pretty satisfied with the care they’re getting. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has the numbers.
Two top aides to former Attorney General Marc Dann Thursday pleaded guilty to misdemeanor ethics charges after investigations that followed Dann’s resignation in 2008.
Franklin County Children’s Services says eight children have died since 2007 at the hands of a single parent’s partner.