Erratic winter temperatures endanger Ohio honeybee colonies

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's occasionally warm weather this winter has created confusion for honeybees, adding to a list of problems facing bees as researchers investigate how to help them survive and continue to pollinate crops.

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Senior volunteers can earn college credits under new program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new program at Ohio State University will let older residents from the surrounding area earn vouchers through volunteer work to help cover tuition for themselves, relatives or other students in need.

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Newspaper: Ohio agency awarded millions in no-bid contracts

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A newspaper investigation has found the Ohio Department of Administrative Services awarded millions of dollars' worth of no-bid work despite concerns from purchasing analysts that the information-technology contracts were improper and too expensive.

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Proposed bill designed to protect Ohioans with disabilities

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two lawmakers have proposed a voluntary registry for Ohioans with autism and communication impairments as an informational tool to help police who might encounter them.

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