Graduate student aims at lofty goals for honoring John Glenn

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A graduate student from suburban New York has made it his mission to fight for a series of tangible honors for the late astronaut John Glenn, including a statue, a portrait and a having Glenn's Ohio birthplace on the National Historic Register.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Ohio family gets back grandfather's Purple Heart from WW I

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A family has a piece of its history back after a grandfather's Purple Heart for service in World War I was returned in a ceremony Saturday following years, and miles, of separation.

  • Written by LAUREN LINDSTROM , The (Toledo) Blade

Thousands rally to resist Republican health law repeal drive

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures on Sunday in Michigan to hear Sen. Bernie Sanders denounce Republican efforts to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, one of dozens of rallies Democrats staged across the country to highlight opposition.

  • Written by COREY WILLIAMS , Associated Press

Officials: Crisis text line has helped over 200 Ohioans

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say a statewide partnership with a national crisis text line has resulted in the "active rescues" of 243 Ohioans in danger of harming themselves or others.