The suburban ranch-style home in Ohio where humor writer Erma Bombeck launched her nationally syndicated column has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
On June 28th, two off-duty law enforcement officers on motorcycles on Interstate 70 in Licking County were pulled over by the Ohio Highway Patrol for speeding at more than 140 miles an hour. The speeders, though, were not given tickets…..until several days later. And then, when the news media reported the events, many in the public were outraged. Governor Ted Strickland asked Ohio’s anti-corruption watchdog to investigate.