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.


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