Adoptee's search opens new world

MAPLE SHADE, N.J. (AP) — Wendy Marano couldn't answer the basic questions about her biological identity. Did breast cancer run in her family? Did she have any close family members with high cholesterol, or diabetes, or heart disease?

  • Written by KIM MULFORD, Courier-Post of Cherry Hill

Plan delays Ohio renewable energy targets another 3 years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An as-yet-to-be-introduced bill that would extend a freeze on Ohio's renewable-energy requirements for an additional three years is already drawing opposition.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent

Ohio House lawmakers pass bill to stiffen murder penalties

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate is expected to begin consideration of a bill to stiffen mandatory sentences for convicted murderers after the House approved its version of the legislation last week.