Ohio’s superintendent says the state won’t withhold funding to penalize schools for students opting out of standardized tests this year.
A new bypass road cuts through Wayne National Forest in southeast Ohio.
Ohio’s agency that tries to root out corruption inside government says the state Department of Transportation has overpaid for road salt by tens of millions of dollars over the past decade. As Statehouse correspondant Bill Cohen reports, the Inspector General charges that the transportation agency is partly to blame, but so did two major salt companies.
The fight over an Arena District casino may be over. The company looking to build a casino in Columbus now says a location on the west side is its best option. Penn National Gaming Tuesday agreed to build its casino at the site of the shuttered Delphi automotive plant on Georgesville Road.
The Ohio Department of Health has lifted restrictions on who can receive the H1N1 vaccine. Previously the vaccine was limited to high risk groups including children, pregnant women and people with underlying medical conditions.
Construction on Route 315 in Columbus is scheduled to begin on Monday, June 15, 2009.
ODOT estimates some big financial holes when it comes to road construction projects.
The Columbus Public Service Department showed off a new step today in getting the city green.
There are more concerns about the upcoming state budget. Governor Strickland says he’s found holes in the fund that is used to pay for local road projects.
A bill that would make road rage a specific crime in Ohio is now being considered in the state legislature.
Construction on the first house in the new Green View Estates subdivision off Mock Road in northeast Columbus is underway. About 30 houses, projected in the $120,000 to nearly $200,000 price range, may seem steep to residents. But construction will follow stringent energy efficient guidelines and environmentally friendly building practices.