Columbus, OH – A familiar debate is taking place in the race for Ohio Attorney General. The candidates are talking about the process they'd use to hire outside law firms to do work for the Attorney General's office. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.
Columbus, OH – Executive pay levels at state-supported universities and some newly-created administrative jobs at them are reaising the eyebrows of some key Ohio legislators. But the top man in Ohio's system of higher education is refraining from criticizing the moves. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Columbus, OH – The Ohio League of Women Voters is taking issue with a lawsuit filed by the Ohio Republican Party over how absentee balloting and voter registration should be conducted. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.
Columbus, OH – Ohio school children are celebrating their unscheduled holidays this week due to continued power outages at many schools. But students may have to attend class for a longer period of time next June. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Columbus, OH – Among the nearly 2-million Ohioans who lost electricity in Sunday's wind storm is Ohio Governor Ted Strickland. The Governor's mansion on Columbus' near east side got their power back this morning, but not before Strickland showed Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler and other reporters around the residence.
"Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can." Abraham Lincoln
Barack Obama has helped reveal the hitherto hidden racist attitudes among blacks and whites. In Lakeview Terrace, Samuel L. Jackson, as a black cop living next to mixed-race newlyweds, also confronts the audience with the lingering prejudices thought to have vanished with the civil rights chaos almost half a century ago.
London, OH – Criminals are getting more crafty, changing with technology and finding new ways to hurt and deceive people and invade their lives and their communities. Investigators are fighting back through the latest high-tech tools and some old-fashioned detective work. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler went inside the state's crime lab headquarters in London west of Columbus to learn more.
Vienna, OH – Republican presidential candidate John McCain has repeatedly campaigned in the heavily Democratic Mahoning Valley. But Trumbull County voters got their first look at GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin today. Palin and McCain campaigned in the small town of Vienna Center Tuesday, just a few miles from the Pennsylvania border. As Ohio Public Radio station WKSU's Karen Schaefer reports, most people liked what they heard.
Cleveland, OH – Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama unveiled a five-point Great lakes restoration plan Tuesday. Environmentalists say it's a start toward what they estimate to be a $20 billion clean-up project. From station WCPN in Cleveland, Bill Rice reports.
Columbus, OH – It's been three days since 70-mile-an-hour winds pummeled Ohio....and the state is still in recovery mode. An estimated 1.4 million electricity customers are still without power this (Wednesday) morning, but there are signs of progress. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has the latest.