Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
Ohio’s anti-gambling movement is divided. Gambling opponents disagree on how to deal with those electronic gaming machines that pay cash or gift cards to winners.
On Thursday, President George W. Bush will be sworn in for another term. Many political observers say that he has Ohio to thank for that. Certainly few other states got more attention leading up to the election than Ohio. The political divisions ran deep, and three months later, for many people, they still do.