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State: Non-religious groups can now seek mentorship grants

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say they have clarified a religious requirement attached to new $10 million student-mentorship grant program.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 January 2015

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State superintendent calls for reduction in student testing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's superintendent says the time students spend on testing can be cut by almost 20 percent.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 January 2015

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Ohio Supreme Court chief wants to move judicial elections

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Judicial elections should be moved to odd years so they don't get lost on the ballot among higher-profile races, said the chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 January 2015

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Delaware students restoring photos in fatal Ohio house fire

 

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — The University of Delaware says a team of art conservation graduate students is working to restore 300 family photos damaged in a house fire that killed an Ohio woman and her three grandsons the morning after Christmas.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 January 2015

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Over 186,000 Ohioans sign up for coverage through exchange

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials say more than 186,000 Ohioans have signed up for health coverage during the current enrollment period of President Barack Obama's health care law.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 January 2015

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$19M coming from federal government to fight Lake Erie algae

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's first round of grants for soil and water conservation includes more money to help Lake Erie.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 January 2015

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Elections chief: Let voters track absentee ballots online

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief said Wednesday he wants all voters in the swing state to be able to track their absentee ballots online, as military voters and some residents in larger counties already do.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 January 2015

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Ohio woman with 5 kids in vehicle charged after police chase

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman was drunk when she sped away from police in an SUV that later crashed and flipped with five children inside, ejecting a 2-year-old boy, authorities said Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 January 2015

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