Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Gov. John Kasich proposed a sweeping budget Monday that reduces state income and small business taxes through increases in other areas, boosts school funding and expands Medicaid services with help from the federal government.
State prisons director Gary Mohr says the propsed 10 percent cuts would force him to close three large state prisons and a smaller facility in Hocking County.
The tension between local and state government will be one of the overriding themes as the leaders of Ohio’s 1,308 townships gather for a conference in Columbus this week.