Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
WOSU News Archives For: July 5, 2013
Columbus economist Bill Lafayette says Central Ohio is doing well recovering from the Recession. LaFayette says 919,000 people were working in Central Ohio last month.
A report says inmate-on-inmate assaults increased nearly 100 percent in two years at a north-central Ohio prison, higher than the statewide average.
While many Ohioans grilled and splashed at the beach to celebrate Independence Day, a few dozen people gathered at Clevelandâ€™s Edgewater Park for another American Tradition: Protest.
Authorities say an inmate who slipped away from a north-central Ohio prison where he was incarcerated for kidnapping, rape and other crimes has been captured at a general store less than 10 miles from where he escaped.
While college football, pro hockey, and golf dominate sports in Columbus, this week a much older form of sport takes center stage at the Columbus Convention Center. 4,000 athletes, in light armor, with flexible swords, are competing in a national fencing tournament.