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Ohioans deserve to hear candidates debate, not just run TV ads

 

The handful of Ohioans who follow state politics are waiting for the debates to start. Spirited political discourse on a range of critical issues gives voters valuable insight about candidates.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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Study: High poverty school districts have worse report cards

A study of Ohio Report Card data indicates higher poverty districts have lower grades – a conclusion that is not a surprise for area school district officials.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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Ohio reservist remembered at memorial service

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of family and friends gathered for a memorial service to remember a central Ohio Navy reservist who was killed by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan last week.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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Ohio airwaves dominated by pro-Kasich spots

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Positive messages about Gov. John Kasich have dominated the more than 12,000 state-level political ads aired on national network and cable stations in Ohio so far this election cycle, an analysis by the non-partisan Center for Public Integrity has found.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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Ohio court denies appeals in boy's death

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio court has denied the appeals of a mother and her ex-boyfriend sentenced in the beating death of the woman's 14-year-old son.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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14-year-old charged in Kettering school bomb threat

KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors in southwest Ohio have charged a 14-year-old student with inducing panic in a school bomb threat earlier this month.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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Ohio prisons, private vendor, developing new menu

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's prisons agency is working with the private vendor hired to feed inmates to develop a new menu for the fall and winter, the state said Tuesday as it also announced a tougher evaluation standard.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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'Pay 2 Play' documentary features scenes from Ohio

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio plays a leading role in a new film on the powerful influence of corporations on American politics.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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