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Ohio schools given more time for achievement tests

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Schools will get an extra week to administer required state achievement tests to third- through eighth-graders due to the effects of severe winter weather that has delayed and canceled classes, Ohio's state superintendent said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 February 2014

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OT for snow removal piling up

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — All of the overtime the state of Ohio is paying crews to keep roads cleared during this snowy winter may cut into road construction projects later in the year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 February 2014

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Wright-Patt releases sexual-assault statistics

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's largest military base has logged 32 alleged sexual assaults in the past three years.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 February 2014

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Judge OKs Ohio child cancer suit against Whirlpool

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge is allowing families whose children have been among dozens sickened in a northern Ohio cancer cluster to move forward with a lawsuit against Whirlpool Corp. after dismissing some of the claims.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 February 2014

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Ohio bill would ban sales of e-cigarettes to kids

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate panel has approved a measure to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 February 2014

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Election bills slated for vote by Ohio House panel

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two election-related proposals poised to be acted upon Tuesday by an Ohio House committee could affect when people vote early and how they get an absentee ballot in the perennial presidential battleground state.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 February 2014

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Big Lots steps in as Hostess thrift outlet

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Big Lots is now the official thrift outlet for Twinkies and other Hostess snack cakes.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 February 2014

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Ohio man charged with attacking postal worker

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police say a northeast Ohio man was arrested after attacking a mail carrier who didn't bring a check he was expecting.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 February 2014

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