More bomb threats in Ohio - Unemployment assistance available for six counties hit by flooding - State officials say public tips about illegal games are pouring in - No holiday for one portion of state government - Longtime Ohio congressman dies - Former Buckeye returns as a Penguin
Columbus, OH – The 2007 Ohio State football season begins Saturday in Columbus with a game against Youngstown State, the school where Buckeye boss Jim Tressel's head coaching career began. Mike Foley has a preview.
Columbus, OH – Republican Mayoral candidate Bill Todd has criticized Democratic incumbent Michael Coleman for failing to hire a sufficient number of police officers. And to help drive that point home, Todd was recently joined by two Republican state lawmakers in announcing a proposal that would boost the number of qualified police and fire recruits in urban areas by offering forgiveable college loans. Alison Holm reports.
Columbus, OH – During a nine-day stretch in August, a fugitive hunt in the Columbus area that combines the efforts of federal, state and local police netted more arrests than the first two enforcement blitzes combined. Mike Foley has details.
Columbus, OH – Governor Ted Strickland is warning that electricity bills across Ohio will skyrocket in 2009, unless Ohio moves back toward government regulation of electricity rates. He's unveiled his own proposal for change, and it includes a move to encourage development of more alternative energy sources. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Second bomb threat at the University of Akron - Rescuers drill seventh hole at Utah mine - Annual effort to begin against raccoon rabies - Miami University scholarship has an important message behind it - Findlay damages likely in the millions - Euclid reworks city council - Florida and North Carolina among the top home games for OSU men's basketball
Holbrook still critical of OSU football culture - Enforcement will continue at games this year - Columbus police officer who made controversial video has been reassigned - Coshocton automotive plant to close
Columbus, OH – Ohio's health departments are starting to crack down on bars, restaurants, private clubs and workplaces that are not obeying the state's new smoking ban. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.