Columbus, OH – The flooding in the Midwest has ruined corn crops in Iowa, Illinois, and Nebraska. That makes Ohio's corn crops even more important. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports on what corn farmers think about the progress of this year's crops.
Upper Arlington couple found dead - Columbus officials to release bond package details today - Bike helmet proposal debated - Newborn found in Richland County improving at hospital - IRS says more Ohioans filed taxes electronically this year
Columbus, OH – Once women got the constitutional right to vote in 1920, a handful of Ohio women wasted no time in running for office - and winning. A room in the Statehouse has been renovated to honor them. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler was at the opening of the "Ladies Gallery".
Columbus, OH – A new Quinnipiac University poll now puts Obama six percent ahead of Republican John McCain.
Quinnipiac pollster Peter Brown said that the end of Clinton's candidacy has been a big boost for Obama.
Repeating a theme other polls have found, today's poll says that choosing an Ohioan as a running mate likely would not help either presidential contender win the Buckeye State. The poll says it would hurt Obama to pick Governor Strickland, and it would hurt McCain to tap former congressman Rob Portman.
Ohio tagged with having second worst job market out of 16 key states - McCain to visit southwest Ohio for fundraiser - Strickland to hold education and school funding forums - Cincinnati mayor says he'll veto camera legislation - COTA gears up for nationwide Dump the Pump Day - Mass held in Cleveland to honor Tim Russert
Smoking ban fines in Columbus upheld - Columbus City Schools to lease building for a dollar - Sheriff Karnes not happy with settlement in the shooting death of a Somali man - A dozen E. coli cases confirmed in Central Ohio - Bishphenol A concerns - City of Columbus considers law on agressive panhandlers
Columbus, OH – Ohio hospitals would be required to hire more nurses, under a plan a nurses' union is pushing state legislators to pass. But the idea is facing criticism. Hospital executives say it goes too far....and another union representing nurses says it doesn't go far enough. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has all three sides of the story.
Columbus, OH – Obama spokesman David Plouffe told a crowd in Washington that winning Ohio and Florida would guarantee the presidency, but that those two battleground states aren't required for a victory.
The Ohio Republican Party says Plouffe's statement suggests that Obama is writing off Ohio. Spokesman John McClelland says he'd challenge Obama to engineer a White House win without the Buckeye State.
Columbus, OH – Ohio's fund that sends checks to unemployed workers is about to go broke......that is, unless state legislators take action. The debate is just beginning over what action to take. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has details.
Body of man involved in Lake Erie boating accident found - State asks DHL to reconsider proposal - FDA adds Ohio to list of states with tomatoes contaminated with salmonella - Cincinnati referee at former NFL star Michael Vick's dogfighting operation sentenced to prison - GLBT community leader doesn't expect couples to rush to California for marriage - State prepares for higher natural gas bills this winter - Geauga Lake coasters up for auction
Mother of schizophrenic son killed by sheriffs settles with county - City council approves spending increase for bulk fuel purchases - Ohio has no statewide octane testing - The city of Cincinnati pulls for traffic cameras - Upper Arlington police won't charge student for online threats - Columbus health department declares E-Coli outbreak - Blue-eyed rapist sentenced to 40 years - Business groups fight paid sick day ballot petitioners
Congressional panel in Cleveland for foreclosure solutions - FDA narrows source of salmonella - Columbus seeks grant for environmental cleanup - Columbus police arrest two brothers for string of metal thefts - Cincinnati looks to add cameras - Details on big expansion at Wright-Pat
Three cases of salmonella in Central Ohio - ER doctors see more dental care needs - Franklin County's drug prescription discount card - Authorities call off search for missing boater - Gas prices in Ohio are high, but not as high as bordering states - Segway surge
Columbus, OH – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama says he has a plan that will save 97 percent of the nation's senior citizens money without cutting valuable services. Obama appeared in Columbus today to make his pitch at a retirement community. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles was there and has more on the story.
Columbus, OH – Governor Ted Strickland is apparently going to get his way, when it comes to a controversial proposal banning the spending of new taxpayer dollars for research on cloning and embryonic stem cells. Ohio legislators recently approved the ban, as part of a giant job creation package, but the governor has vetoed that provision, and that veto may stand. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Columbus, OH – After a year of public input and careful study, the 2012 Bicentennial Commission has unveiled a list of priorities to guide the entire Columbus community leading up to the city's 200th birthday and into the future. Mike Foley reports.
Columbus, OH – The AFL-CIO is using sky-high gasoline prices to bash Republican presidential candidate John McCain. In fact, the labor federation is staging 12 protests across Ohio...and dozens more across the nation. Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen files this report.
Columbus police investigate shooting death - Ohio among top ten states for foreclosures again - Find out how Ohio schools are getting kids interested in science - Newark man stole money from school to buy personal items - Columbus zoo to go green thanks to AEP
2012 commission unveils blueprint for Columbus - Sick-day measure likely to draw more voters if it's on ballot - Strickland signs jobs bill, vetoes part of it - Group says Ohio is failing on health care - Details on Continental's cuts in Ohio