Ohio’s superintendent says the state won’t withhold funding to penalize schools for students opting out of standardized tests this year.
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Whitehall police have released more details about Friday morningâ€™s pre-dawn traffic accident between a Columbus resident and an on-duty Whitehall patrolman.
House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama’s proposal to avoid the fiscal cliff by boosting revenue by $1.6 trillion over the next decade would be a “crippling blow” to the economy and leave the nation’s debt problems unresolved.
A fourth man who pleaded guilty in a failed plot to bomb a highway bridge in Ohio has been sentenced to six years in prison.
A plan to replace the way Ohio has graded its schools with a simple letter grade system is passing quickly through the legislature, with Gov. John Kasich cheering it on. Democrats have concerns about the timeline on getting this plan into Ohioâ€™s schools.
News that Columbus will soon be home to an up-scale outlet mall may be another sign that the economy is recovering. Tanger Outlet Malls plans to open a mall with designer and name brand retailers before the 2014 holiday shopping season.
In some Eastern Ohio cities like Youngstown and Campbell, the source for a financial and jobs windfall is development of the oil and gas fields know as the Utica shale.
Sponsors say a bill passed by the Ohio House would give school districts more flexibility in making up snow days and other lost time.
IBM Corp. plans to ramp up its analytics operations in Ohio.
Company officials planned Thursday to announce that IBM will create a new analytics center in suburban Columbus.
Ohio authorities say 10 people have been charged with cheating at the new Columbus casino, including some defendants who continued even after they were warned to stop.
The chief advocate of a blocked Ohio bill that would impose the tightest abortion restriction in the nation vowed Wednesday to use a legislative maneuver to try to force a vote before year’s end despite the Senate president’s opposition.