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Amid rise in Ohio traffic deaths, safe holiday travel urged

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials are preaching road safety in anticipation of a surge in end-of-year holiday travel, as Ohio already has dozens more traffic deaths this year than in all of 2014.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 December 2015

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Family housing at VA medical center planned in Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Planning has begun for a building to house families of patients receiving care at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 December 2015

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Q&A: A look at Ohio's rules for fetal tissue disposal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State lawmakers, officials and a federal judge have been taking a closer look at Ohio's regulations for fetal tissue disposal, following the state attorney general's investigation into three Planned Parenthood affiliates that provide abortions.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 December 2015

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5 hurt in blast at Newark plant; tank pressure problem blamed

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A fire chief says "overpressure" in a tank containing hexane and ethanol caused an explosion at a central Ohio plant that injured five people, none of them seriously.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 December 2015

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Ohio lawmakers question policies for students skipping class

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are questioning policies that suspend or expel a student who repeatedly fails to show for school.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 December 2015

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Athens County Children Services receives truckload of donated bikes

A large trailer with brand-new bicycles of all sizes and colors rolled in to the Market on State Street last week to deliver 50 bikes to Athens County Children Services just in time for the holidays.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 December 2015

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International students gripe about bad food at Ohio college

CLEVELAND (AP) — A ruckus over the cultural sensitivity of cafeteria food at Ohio's Oberlin College has led to heaping servings of both derision and sympathy.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 December 2015

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Cincinnati and Hamilton County reports high rates of infectious Shigellosis

CINCINNATI (AP) — Health officials in Cincinnati and Hamilton County are reporting unusually high rates of a highly contagious disease that causes diarrhea.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 December 2015

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