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: May 16, 2013
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources today released new production figures for oil and gas wells in the state’s Utica Shale. For 2012, ODNR tallied oil and natural gas production for 87 wells which used hydraulic fracturing techniques. Most of the wells are situated in eastern Ohio counties. 65 wells produced oil and gas.
A 2,000 year old pipe from the ancient Adena culture is now the stateâ€™s official artifact.
Ohio is poised to implement new education standards during the next school year. Ohio joins 45 other states in adopting Common core standards in math and English.
Ohioâ€™s junior U.S. Senator says he wrote a letter to the IRS a year ago urging them to keep politics out of their investigations.
Basketball legend turned entrepreneur Earvin “Magic” Johnson was in Columbus Wednesday to help tip off the 2013 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference.
Some Statehouse Democrats say gun owners should have to give up their weapons during a “cooling off” period after they’ve been served with a restraining order.
Police say 24-year-old Emanuel Gatewood and 21-year-old Kourtney Hahn were shot to death by police outside a North High Street fire station.