53 years after his firing, college professor gets apology

WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) — In the thick of the Cold War, the small Pennsylvania college where Larry Gara was an outspoken history professor called him a bad teacher, labeled him a Communist and unceremoniously showed him the door.

Now, 53 years later, the school says it's sorry.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, Associated Press

Ohio's Kasich: GOP presidential rivals need 'reality check'

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A day before the next 2016 presidential debate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Tuesday he's fed up and ready to provide a "reality check" to some of the wild rhetoric and unworkable ideas of his Republican presidential rivals.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press

Roughly 149,000 ballots cast so far in Ohio's election

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's elections chief says roughly 149,000 Ohioans have cast their ballots ahead of Tuesday's election and more than 328,000 absentee ballots have been requested.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ohio bill to fix small business tax heads to governor's desk

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill that seeks to avert an unintended tax increase on some small businesses cleared the Ohio Legislature on Tuesday and headed to the governor for his expected signature.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press