Ohio State beefs up response plans after attack

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is beefing up its emergency alert system and streamlining the way officials communicate in a crisis after a November car-and-knife attack exposed some flaws in the text-message procedure.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Ohio lawmakers weigh bailout for FirstEnergy nuclear plants

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A bailout proposed for Ohio's two nuclear plants would keep alive a big source of jobs and tax money but end up increasing electricity rates for FirstEnergy Corp.'s customers in the state.


  • Written by JOHN SEEWER , Associated Press