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Ohio House bill limits standardized testing time

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has passed a bill that would limit time students in the state's public schools spend on standardized tests.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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Abortion clinic drops lawsuit against Ohio agency

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati's last abortion clinic has announced it will remain open and drop its lawsuit against the Ohio Department of Health after the state approved the clinic's request for a variance of a law preventing it from having a patient-transfer agreement with a public hospital.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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Ohio prosecutor gets help for rape DNA backlog

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is expected to be in Cleveland to announce new investigative support and grant funding that will help prosecutors process the backlog of rape DNA kits.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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Ohio's October unemployment rate down

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's unemployment rate was down slightly to 5.3 percent for October.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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Heavy snowfall puts Ohio harvests behind schedule

TROY, Ohio (AP) — The first heavy snowfall in the state has put Ohio harvests behind schedule after an already difficult growing season due to last winter's brutal cold.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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Ohio State plans fence for traditional lake jump

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is again trying to regulate the traditional jump by students into a frigid campus lake days ahead of the rivalry football game against Michigan.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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Schools benefit from Ohio foresting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials say 18 rural school districts and their surroundings areas are sharing more than $1.7 million from the sale of timber from the state's forests.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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Officer gets 19 years for taping sex with teen

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former Cleveland police officer has been sentenced to more than 19 years in prison after pleading guilty to videotaping himself having sex with a 15-year-old girl.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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