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 3, 2013
Unintentional drug overdose is at epidemic levels in Ohio, and the number of women dying has skyrocketed.
A man charged with holding three women captive in his Cleveland home for about a decade and raping them has been found competent to stand trial.
The director of Ohio’s veterans services agency who was imprisoned in a cell next to John McCain during the Vietnam War is retiring.
Just over 3,000 Franklin County homes went into foreclosure in the first six months of the year. Thatâ€™s down more than 25 percent from the same period last year and nearly 40 percent below the first half of 2009.
Everything you need to know about Red, White & BOOM!, the Midwest’s largest fireworks show. There is also information about the festivals, parade and activities throughout the day.
The new state budget is just a few days old, but it already has plenty of critics, including some of the lawmakers who voted on it. Many of their complaints have nothing to do with spending.
Columbus city officials say the attacks earlier this year in Boston have led to some increased safety precautions for Red, White and Boom, including the use of surveillance cameras.
The future of the Franklin County Veterans Memorial complex remains a mystery. Last month media reports suggested that the venue might be torn down in an effort to revitalize the surrounding area.