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Ex-Ohio governor takes position at policy center

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's former governor will promote liberal causes in his home state and across the country as the new head of a Washington think tank's advocacy arm.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

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Conservancy group buys Ohio earthworks site

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — A conservancy group has successfully bid on one of the last privately held native American Hopewell earthworks sites in Ohio after the land was put up for sale.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

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Ohio defends policy banning riot inmate interviews

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Allowing prisoners convicted for their role in Ohio's deadly 1993 prison riot to conduct face-to-face media interviews could give them too much "notoriety and influence" among fellow prisoners and cause problems throughout the correctional system, the state argues in a new court filing.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

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Pipeline leaks thousands of gallons of oil in Ohio nature preserve

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — Thousands of gallons of crude oil leaked from an interstate pipeline into the area of a southwest Ohio nature preserve, authorities said Tuesday. There were no immediate reports of injuries to wildlife.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

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APNewsBreak: Watchdog probe sought at Ohio EPA

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four Democratic lawmakers asked the state watchdog Tuesday to investigate allegations of political pressure at the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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Health insurance signs-ups urged for Ohio students

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A colorful bus is rolling through Ohio encouraging college students to sign up for health plans through the new insurance marketplace by a March 31 deadline.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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Chair says Ohio GOP not thwarting Libertarians

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday was weighing testimony by Ohio's Republican chairman that his party was not behind recent challenges to a Libertarian candidate trying to run against Republican Gov. John Kasich.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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Ohio to spend $10 million on HOF stadium

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The state of Ohio will give a $10 million grant to the Pro Football Hall of Fame to reconstruct Fawcett Stadium, the field where the annual enshrinement and Hall of Fame game take place.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

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