Ohio’s superintendent says the state won’t withhold funding to penalize schools for students opting out of standardized tests this year.
The Supreme Court rejected another appeal from a Mansfield judge who wanted to display a poster containing the Ten Commandments in his courtroom. Since many of our laws are based on them, should judges be allowed to display the Ten Commandments in their courtrooms?
A Richland County judge has been ordered to remove a second Ten Commandments poster.
A green-energy business has its sights on a small town in Richland County. WOSU reports Ontario welcomes the project that could help it recover from major job loss and budget troubles following the shutdown of a General Motors plant last year.
The American Civil Liberties Union is criticizing school officials in Mansfield for going back on a promise to let the local Tea Party use a school gymnasium for an event Monday night.
Snow Trails Marketing Director says skiing, snow boarding and tubing are up thirty percent.
For much of the 20th century, the city of Mansfield was an industrial giant. But that has changed. Things began to unravel in the 1970s as manufacturing there began grinding to a halt. The latest blow to the area came early this year when the nearby General Motors plant shut down.
Corrections officers at the Mansfield Correctional Facility picketed Monday in front of the institution. They are warning the public of dangerous conditions at the prison. But a corrections department spokeswoman says things are not as bad as the union is making them appear.
Ohio’s GM plants were not immune to the auto manufacturing cuts. One of those plants is a stamping plant in Mansfield. WOSU traveled to Richland County to speak with some of its workers.
A spokesman for the union that represents prison guards working at state lockups says he’s optimistic that conditions will improve at the Mansfield Correctional Institution.
A union leader says some corrections officers are being targeted for potential violence amid rising tensions at a state prison in north-central Ohio.