Ohio adult, youth prison agencies merging office functions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The agencies that oversee adult and youth prisons in Ohio want to move to a single headquarters to improve efficiency and boost collaboration by merging back-office functions like payroll, a move that could save $260,000 a year.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Beer sales rake in more than $1M at Ohio Stadium

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Beer sales at Ohio State University's football stadium increased 16 percent from 2016, bringing in a total of $1.35 million in net revenue this season.


3 state attorneys favor walling off Great Lakes to stop carp

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Attorneys general from three states say a $275 million federal plan for keeping Asian carp from migrating into the Great Lakes is too pricey and rejects the most effective solution.


Rendell endorses Democrat Connie Pillich for Ohio governor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Connie Pillich got the backing of former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell on Tuesday, and the two plan on hitting the campaign trail.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Rep. Renacci asserts Trump support in gubernatorial bid

CINCINNATI (AP) — Congressman Jim Renacci chose a female former Procter & Gamble Co. executive as his Republican running mate for Ohio governor on Monday, while asserting his continued support for President Donald Trump.

  • Written by By DAN SEWELL and JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press