The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.
Just 88,000 jobs were added to private and public payrolls in March. The jobless rate still edged down to 7.6 percent â€” but only because nearly half a million fewer people were in the labor force.
The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired all-star right winger Marian Gaborik prior to this afternoon’s NHL trade deadline in an attempt to make the playoffs. They also parted with former rookie of the year goalie Steve Mason.
In some Eastern Ohio cities like Youngstown and Campbell, the source for a financial and jobs windfall is development of the oil and gas fields know as the Utica shale.
School levies in Dublin, Worthington and New Albany have passed according to unofficial vote tallies, while Upper Arlington’s levy lost badly.
WOSU hosted NPR’s Neal Conan and Ken Rudin for an evening of politics, trivia, puzzles and jokes during the â€œPolitical Junkie Road Showâ€ on Wednesday.
Ohio spends millions of dollars each year to attract visitors to its amusement parks, beaches, and historical sites. And, this year, travelers can also take advantage of a series radio reports. Its called the New Ohio Guide. Tune in for a tour of the scenic and significant around Ohio.