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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A new report finds the percentage of Ohio inmates in recognized gangs remains steady at about 16 percent of the overall prison population.
A local economist says federal money allocated to feeding Franklin Countyâ€™s poor has a significant impact on the regional economy.
President Obama says the U.S. will send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq to help it cope with a Sunni extremist group, but Americans won’t be taking up combat roles.
Ohio’s Republican U.S. Senator is pushing a resolution to say Congress is officially opposed to the recent prisoner swap that freed five Al-Qaeda operatives in exchange for Army Sergeant Bo Bergdahl.
The new program hopes to cut energy usage in commercial buildings by as much as 20 percent, with an extra emphasis on downtown buildings.
Schools are already required to file emergency response plans with the Ohio Attorney General, and the additional training is designed to prevent violent deaths.
The Juneteenth Ohio Festival kicks off Friday at its new downtown location. The event celebrates what happened 149 years ago today when the last slaves were freed in this country.