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Study: High poverty school districts have worse report cards

A study of Ohio Report Card data indicates higher poverty districts have lower grades – a conclusion that is not a surprise for area school district officials.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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Ohio reservist remembered at memorial service

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of family and friends gathered for a memorial service to remember a central Ohio Navy reservist who was killed by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan last week.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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Ohio airwaves dominated by pro-Kasich spots

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Positive messages about Gov. John Kasich have dominated the more than 12,000 state-level political ads aired on national network and cable stations in Ohio so far this election cycle, an analysis by the non-partisan Center for Public Integrity has found.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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Ohio court denies appeals in boy's death

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio court has denied the appeals of a mother and her ex-boyfriend sentenced in the beating death of the woman's 14-year-old son.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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14-year-old charged in Kettering school bomb threat

KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors in southwest Ohio have charged a 14-year-old student with inducing panic in a school bomb threat earlier this month.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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Ohio prisons, private vendor, developing new menu

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's prisons agency is working with the private vendor hired to feed inmates to develop a new menu for the fall and winter, the state said Tuesday as it also announced a tougher evaluation standard.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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'Pay 2 Play' documentary features scenes from Ohio

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio plays a leading role in a new film on the powerful influence of corporations on American politics.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Court hears dispute on charter school equipment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has heard a case brought by charter schools contending they are entitled to equipment bought by their management company with taxpayer dollars without having to pay for the property.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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