Columbus, OH – It was another history making budget vote in the Statehouse, as Senators approved the budget unanimously just weeks after their colleagues in the House did the same thing. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
Columbus, OH – The state inspector general says the lieutenant governor made mistakes in the hiring of the wife of Columbus mayor Michael Coleman, who resigned under fire last week. And Lee Fisher is apologizing and defending himself in the wake of the IG's report. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
Columbus, OH – A leading anti-gambling group says an effort by the governor and attorney general to put limits on those electronic games at malls and arcades will actually BACKFIRE and will wind up LEGALIZING games that are clearly AGAINST the law. The charge comes as state officials and legislators consider limits on PRIZES. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen.
Federal appeals court delays order on lethal injection - Delaware man sentenced for killing a child - Gas thieves in Central Ohio - More attorney theft victims receive compensation - Cavs not giving up
Delaware county woman didn't stop boyfriend from abusing and killing son - Former substitute teacher sentenced to jail for affair with student - Proctor and Gamble closes hair-care product plant - State lawmakers support doctor-insurer transparency bill
Columbus, OH – Governor Ted Strickland is threatening a veto, if Ohio legislators move ahead with a plan to legalize betting on video-tape replays of old horse races across the country. The governor is also calling for new limits on electronic gaming machines that are popping up across the state. Details now from statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen.
Graduate and professional study at Ohio State University will likely have an entirely different look in the next year or so. The University plans a comprehensive assessment of every graduate program with expectations of cutting those that are underperforming. Mike Foley reports.
Former OSU treasurer failed to pay for golf round - Cleveland mayor proposes adult entertainment district - New OSU campus-area lights to be installed ahead of schedule - Bald eagles reach highest numbers since World War II
Bar and club owners try to reverse smoking ban - More signatures needed for school reform plan to appear on ballot - Hat company pulls products from store shelves - Some state employees won't receive raises
Strickland proposes health insurance coverage for all Ohio children - Columbus City Council approves firefighter training complex and job creation tax credit - Cuyahoga County names new Board of Elections director - Bob Evans founder suffers stroke
Columbus, OH – The wife of Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has submitted her resignation to the Ohio Department of Development. Frankie Coleman is leaving while an investigation continues into her work hours in her state job. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.
This week, Ohio legislators discuss budget, fishing, and roadway cameras - Governor Strickland freezes non-union state workers' salaries - School bus driver caught with booze and teens will serve no jail time
Proposed ballot issue could reduce local share of school expenses - Ohio Department of Transportation holds public meeting to plan reduction of I-70/71 split traffic - Golf pencil producer's warehouse burns down - "Hang on Sloopy: The Music of Ohio" exhibit opens at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame