Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
The tax levy passed by a 51-to-49 percent margin.
Tonya Mitchell says she’ll file a civil rights lawsuit after her 7- and 8-year-old children were arrested and jailed.
Ohio and the city of Westerville played prominent roles in the constitutional ban on the manufacture and sale of alcohol. The city was the home of the powerful Anti-Saloon League which led the fight for the 18th Amendment. WOSUâ€™s Sam Hendren has the story of the Central Ohio community once known as â€œThe Dry Capital of the World.â€
Many say Walmart hurts communities by offering prices locally-owned stores cannot compete with. Others argue Walmart has given people a chance to save money. What do you think? Is Walmart good or bad for local communities?
As Central Ohio pauses this week-end to celebrate the Fourth of July, Ohio-Chautauqua offers live portrayals of five civil war-era historical figures.
American Electric Power has installed more than 100,000 so called “Smart Meters” in Ohio. But, plans to install the new meters in Westerville have been put on hold.
In Westerville an 18-foot-long remnant of the World Trade Center was the focal point of September 11th Day of Remembrance ceremonies.
New rankings show more Ohio school districts are rated effective or higher. However, the annual grade cards released Tuesday also show the statewide graduation rate fell to 84.6 percent. Many Central Ohio school districts fared well in the ratings.
Former nine term Central Ohio Congressman John Kasich made it official yesterday he wants Governor Ted Strickland’s job. Kasich made the announcement in his adopted hometown of Westerville, as several hundred supporters cheered him on. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen was there too — and he filed this report.
Two Columbus natives who took up the sport of climbing 15 years ago in high school are now on the ultimate expedition.Mike Haugen and Casey Grom have begun their ascent of Mount Everest.