Ohio House passes bill to fix small business tax in budget

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill that seeks to avert an unintended tax increase on some small businesses cleared the Ohio House on Tuesday and was likely headed to the governor's desk.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Halting leak near sunken Lake Erie barge poses big challenge

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is leading efforts to find a leak of what it believes is a petroleum-based substance coming from a sunken barge on the bottom of Lake Erie near the U.S.-Canadian border.

  • Written by JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press

Report: Ohio's youth prison reform is national model

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A quarter-century after Ohio's juvenile prison system was on the brink of crisis, it has become a model for others, according to a report released Monday.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Sheriff proposes $1.5M heroin detox center to SW Ohio jail

CINCINNATI (AP) — A sheriff hopes to establish a $1.5 million heroin detox center at a southwestern Ohio county jail to help as many as 1,000 women break their addiction while incarcerated.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS