Ohio’s superintendent says the state won’t withhold funding to penalize schools for students opting out of standardized tests this year.
WOSU News Archives For: July 17, 2012
Ohio State University is appealing a finding by federal health authorities who allege serious deficiencies at the university’s medical center clinical lab.
President Obamaâ€™s campaign is suing Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted to try to re-instate the three days of early, in person voting before Election day in November.
Ohio is one of twelve states that has asked for access to a federal immigration database. Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says the database will be used by his office as a voter verification tool.
A man is dead after a Columbus Police officer fired at least one shot during a response to a burglary call.
The Ohio Republican Party is questioning the validity of some signatures gathered by a voter group that’s pushing a fall ballot proposal aimed at taking away elected officials’ power to draw legislative and congressional districts.
Ohio will double the amount of medication it provides to mentally ill inmates as they leave prison in hopes of easing their transition and keeping them from committing new crimes.
Engineers say landslides and a crack in a pipeline weld caused the natural gas line explosion that destroyed three houses and a barn in rural southern Ohio last year.
Just days after the Friends of Goodale Park celebrated the apparent fix of leaks in the Goodale Park pond, someone has spray-painted graffiti on the new fountain.
The Ohio Secretary of State’s office says about 47,000 new businesses opened in Ohio in the first six months of 2012. That’s an increase of about 3,000 compared to 2011.
Picking a final resting place is something weâ€™ll all have to do. An Ohio cemetery is giving people a more natural option. Nestled in the rolling hills of Stark County is the stateâ€™s only nature preserve cemetery. WOSU reports the eco-friendly-cemetery allows people to rest in peace in a rural setting and make a final gift to the environment.