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FBI investigates bomb threats against several Ohio schools

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Federal agents are investigating several bomb threats made last week against Ohio schools.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015

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Ohio gets $71M federal grant for charters in wake of flap

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has received a $71 million federal grant to expand charter schools even as state authorities review possible data scrubbing by a former school-choice director and lawmakers push fixing charter oversight.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015

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No action in Ohio fracking tax standoff as deadline arrives

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Compromise is still eluding members of the Ohio Legislature on Republican Gov. John Kasich's (KAY'-siks) proposed tax hike on oil-and-gas drillers.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015

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Ohio lawmakers seek fix on small business tax in budget

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are working to fix to a budget provision that imposes an unintended tax increase on some small businesses.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015

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Bill limits public sector use of criminal background info

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has scheduled a possible vote on a bill that would limit public employers' use of criminal background information in hiring.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015

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Miami University approves about $135M in campus improvements

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Miami University officials have approved several multi-million dollar construction projects for the southwest Ohio school.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015

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Ohio prisons director wins national corrections award

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's prisons director has received a first-ever national award for innovation named for the late director of Colorado's prison system.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015

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Ohio Turnpike has gone through big changes in its 60 years

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Turnpike turns 60 this week.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2015

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