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’s top elections official says he’s worked with county boards to clear nearly all the duplicate voter registrations from the state’s voter database.
A U.S. Census report shows that a greater share of Ohioans are living in poverty than before the Great Recession.
The numbers show one in six Ohioans was living in poverty last year. The state’s poverty rate increased from 13.1 percent in 2007 to 16.3 percent in 2012.
Pickaway County authorities say an escaped prisoner has died after he crashed a stolen vehicle while being chased by law enforcement officers.
Thirty years ago, some of the most bustling places in the state were shopping malls. These enclosed commercial districts were â€œpeople magnetsâ€, but, online shopping and a bad economy have hit the industry hard. Many Ohio communities are now struggling with redeveloping the abandoned properties.
A Columbus neighborhood vows to take back its streets and stop teen shootings and other crimes that ramped up during the summer.