Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
Akron-based FirstEnergy says it will spend more than 150-million-dollars this year to upgrade portions of Ohio's power grid.
The Ohio Tax Credit Authority has approved tax breaks for Verizon Wireless and several other companies.
The Ohio Department of Transportation says it will add two left turn lanes from U.S. Route 23 Southbound on to State Route 750 Eastbound near Polaris Fashion Place.
Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott says a ten month long study shows his office needs to hire 175 more people, especially for patrols and guarding jail inmates.
A former Gahanna-Lincoln High School student says he was having a bad day when he pleaded guilty Monday to charges of posting an online video prosecutors considered threatening.
Ohio observes its first Vietnam Veterans Day this week a year after Governor John Kasich signed a bill into law to honor veterans.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says he will not support any permanent successor to Columbus Schools superintendent Gene Harris if the school board hires one by the summer.
Whitehall school-board members yesterday chose Brian Hamler as the district's next superintendent.
Some conservative activists who often work on different issues have come together to announce their rejection of the current direction of the state Republican party leadership.
Ohio's unemployment rate for February was 7 percent, unchanged from January.
The Strongsville School Board has rejected Mayor Tom Perciak's request to meet today with teachers and a federal mediator to settle the ongoing teacher's strike.
No injuries are reported out of a pre-dawn fire at a carpet warehouse in Licking County.
Butler County Prosecutor Mike Gmoser has jokingly issued an indictment calling for the death of "Punxsutawney Phil," saying the famous groundhog is a fraud.
This weekend marks the 100th anniversary of one of Ohio's worst natural disasters.
The 8th Ohio District Court of Appeals has upheld the gambling convictions of six people affiliated with three Internet cafes in Cleveland.
Realtors say national, state, and local sales of existing homes rose in February.
Ohio House Democrats failed yesterday in their attempt to force leaders of JobsOhio to appear before a state legislative panel amid questions over the nonprofit job creation entity's spending.
Ohio Governor John Kasich now says he supports civil unions for same-sex couples, but not gay marriage.
Republican Ohio House finance committee chair Ron Amstutz says major changes are planned to GOP Governor John Kasich's tax reform proposals, but he says the plan to cut income-taxes will remain.
The Defense Department is delaying until early April unpaid-leave notices for 800-thousand civilian workers, including those employed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton.