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 has 278 bridges similar to the one that collapsed in Washington this week, sending cars and people into the water below.
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio says there were 71 train-vehicle crashes last year, down from 112 in 2003.
With the help of votes from Central Ohio delegates, leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to allow openly gay boys for the first time. Simon Kenton Council spokeswoman, Jen Koma, says local leaders were given guidance prior to the vote.
Ohio’s Republican U.S. senator is demanding to know if any disciplinary action has been taken against IRS employees at the agency’s Cincinnati office for targeting conservative groups.
Nearly 700 balloons in honor of the missing children in Ohio were released today at Columbus Preparatory Academy. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine attended the balloon launch and says with the discovery recently in Cleveland of 3 missing women; no one can give up hope to find their loved ones.
70 years ago, Battelle Labs on King Avenue did work to help develop the first atomic bomb. The research proved critical to the American war effort in the mid 1940s. But, the success came at a cost to workers at Battelle and three Ohio nuclear weapons plants. Now, the federal government is paying claims.
The Ohio Ballot Board’s approval Thursday sends the issue into its signature-gathering phase, with a 2014 vote most likely.
Election’s chief Jon Husted says 135 cases have been referred to law enforcement for further investigation.
A man who admitted stealing rare pottery from Ohio State University and selling it to an antiques dealer has been sentenced to eight months in jail.
A recount will get underway next week in Groveport Madison, after a school levy was narrowly defeated earlier this month.