White House: Talks to continue on renewable fuel standard

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says talks will continue on a dispute over the future of the renewable fuel standard, which has pitted lawmakers from corn-producing states against those representing refineries.

  • Written by By KEN THOMAS , Associated Press

AP FACT CHECK: In Ohio, who's really a 'career politician'?

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a story Feb. 26 about the Ohio election, The Associated Press reported erroneously when Democrat Sherrod Brown was first elected. It was in the fall after his college graduation, not while he was a senior.

A corrected version of the story is below:

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Career politician. It is one of the campaign attacks most familiar to voters, and one that is flying fast and furious in the highest stakes races in the battleground state of Ohio. But the portrayals are not always clear, fair or accurate.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Substance brought by inmate apparently sickens jail officers

MECHANICSBURG, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are investigating a suspicious substance brought by an inmate to an Ohio jail where five officers then fell ill with symptoms including nausea and vomiting.