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Health officials probe cause of suspected botulism at picnic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Heath officials said Wednesday they are working to determine which food from a church potluck might have caused a suspected botulism outbreak that left one person dead and 23 others sick.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 April 2015

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Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An outbreak of canine flu has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers nationwide that the highly contagious virus will sideline their pets.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 April 2015

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Ohio Senate committee approves pay raise commission proposal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate committee has cleared a proposal that would allow a new commission to set pay levels for elected public officials — should voters agree to that idea.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 April 2015

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Key elements of the Ohio House's version of the state budget

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A look at the key elements contained in the Ohio House version of the $71.5 billion, two-year state budget. Some highlights:

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 April 2015

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Ohio Senate panel delays vote on bill on overdose antidote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state Senate committee has delayed voting on a bill that could expand use of a drug overdose antidote across Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 April 2015

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Groups to celebrate Earth Day at Ohio Statehouse

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials planned to have the Ohio Statehouse buzzing, and not just with activity from lawmakers.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 April 2015

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Senate panel OKs tougher prison terms for Ohio gun crimes

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans who repeatedly use guns to commit crimes would face tougher penalties under a proposed law approved by a Senate committee.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 April 2015

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Ohio bill would require meningitis immunization for students

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state Senate committee is considering legislation to require Ohio students to be immunized against meningitis.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 April 2015

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