Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
WOSU News Archives For May 2012
A judge has rejected a challenge of the federal hate crimes law by Amish defendants charged in beard-cutting attacks on fellow Amish in Ohio.
The decision by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio could mean higher bills for customers who’ve already switched to other providers.
The decision by Franklin County Judge Timothy Horton clears the way for a new video slot machine facility to open at Scioto Downs on Friday.
Critics continue to call on state lawmakers to change the way Ohio funds local school districts, a method that was ruled unconstitutional 15 years ago.
A group known as Environment Ohio released a report Wednesday backing the Obama Administrationâ€™s proposed auto fuel efficiency standards. Those standards call for an average of 54.5 miles per gallon for vehicles by 2025. But better fuel economy means a decline in revenue for the state department of transportation.
Electric companies these days seem to be taking a page out of political campaign handbooks. They are running negative television commercials, buying large newspaper ads and sending direct mail.
The New Albany-based restaurant and food company plans to shut down plants in Springfield and Bidwell.
The waiver announced Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Education frees Ohio and seven other states from many of the law’s requirements, including a mandate that 100 percent of students be proficient in math and reading by 2014.
In the first-ever “State of ODOT” Address, transportation officials painted a troubled portrait of the agency still working its way out of a $1.6 billion budget hole.
The boy, 3, reportedly shot himself in the head with a handgun left on top of a television in the home northwest of Mount Vernon.