Major Change Coming To Execution Drug Bill

By | November 19, 2014

A fast-moving bill would shield the names of companies whose drugs are used for lethal injections in Ohio, but its Republican sponsor says he’s open to allowing the secrecy provision to expire at some point in the future.


Task Force Finds Lax University Oversight Of Marching Band

By | November 18, 2014

A review by former Ohio Attorney General Betty Montgomery found additional examples of of inappropriate behavior and poor university oversight of the band.


Task Force Recommends 37 Changes To OSU Marching Band

By | November 18, 2014

A four-month review of the culture of Ohio State University’s marching band has resulted in 37 recommendations for improvement in band operations, training and university oversight.

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Previously: Ohio Reporter Roundtable


Ohio Governor’s EPA Director Pick Advances

By | November 18, 2014

Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s pick to lead the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has been recommended for confirmation.


New Redistricting Plans May Include Voter Approval

By | November 18, 2014

For about a year, a panel of lawmakers and other constitutional experts has been working on a new plan for redrawing the lines for legislators’ districts, but it has gone nowhere. Now that plan may be getting scrapped entirely, to be replaced with a new one.


Merit Pay For Ohio Teachers Moving Closer To Reality

By | November 18, 2014

The state is one step closer towards repealing the law that mandates a minimum salary schedule for teachers — opening the door to a merit-based pay system.

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OU Taking Donations for Students Displaced by Fire

By | November 18, 2014

Ohio University is accepting donations to assist students displaced by a weekend fire that heavily damaged a city block near campus.

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NCAA Picks Columbus for 2018 Women’s Basketball Final Four

By | November 18, 2014

A culminating event of March Madness will call Columbus home in a few years. The NCAA has awarded Columbus the 2018 Final Four in women’s college basketball.

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Parents’ Standing Asserted In Ohio Slots Challenge

By | November 17, 2014

An anti-gambling group tells the Ohio Supreme Court parents of public school students should be given legal standing to sue Gov. John Kasich over his decision to legalize slots-like video lottery terminals and use some proceeds for non-educational purposes.


Health Care Advocates Race To Meet ACA Deadline

By | November 17, 2014

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act are knocking on doors and using social media to get people signed up for health plans ahead of the December 15 open enrollment deadline.