Ohio State wants 'sexualized culture' band lawsuit tossed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers for Ohio State University have asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by a former marching band director fired for allowing a "sexualized culture" within the band.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press

Ohio cannabis, hemp legalization proposal clears hurdle

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A statewide ballot issue seeking to legalize both medical marijuana and industrial hemp in Ohio this fall has cleared an initial hurdle with Attorney General Mike DeWine certifying the petition summary.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ohio's Kasich calls for congressional redistricting changes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich is calling on state lawmakers to consider changing how Ohio draws its congressional districts, emphasizing that gerrymandering should be in "the dustbin of history."

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press