Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
Honda says by next year all of its North American manufacturing plants will be waste free. Other auto companies are following similar environmental sustainability.
The woman overseeing the creation of the President’s new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was in Columbus to collect ideas from Central Ohioans. The Bureau will be responsible for protecting consumers from some banking practices.
Sodexo workers who are contracted by Ohio State University to set up concession stands, walked away from their jobs right before the OSU v. Indiana football game. They are on a week-long strike.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announced that five neighborhoods will soon be equipped with video surveillance.
The most recent poll shows Ohio Rebublican candidate Rob Portman continues to lead against Democrat Lee Fisher in the United States Senate race.
The chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, an organization that gives millions of dollars in grant money, visited Columbus as part of a nationwide tour of cities that have a vibrant art culture.
Conservationists and government wildlife agencies are working to restore small but important creatures to the state’s rivers and streams. Mussels and other mollusks help keep waterways clean, but their population has shrunk. They’ve been threatened by pollution, dams and a now dormant mussel shell industry.
An estimated 500 job-seekers turned out for a job fair on Ohio State University’s campus. Most left without a job offer.
With unemployment rate hovering around 10 percent in Ohio, thousands are looking for work. A job fair attracted hundreds of Central Ohioans.