Bill makes Ohio back-to-school tax holiday an annual event

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio sales tax holiday that benefited back-to-school shoppers the last several years will become an annual, three-day event under a bill passed by state lawmakers.

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Winners announced in 2017 OAPME broadcast contest

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Radio and television stations in Columbus, Dayton and Kent were named the best in the state Saturday in the annual Ohio Associated Press Media Editors broadcast competition.

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Columbus surpasses Cleveland metro area in population

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Census estimates show the Columbus metro area now has more people than metro Cleveland and is on pace to surpass Cincinnati at its current rate of growth.

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Fate of utility consumers under federal tax overhaul uneven

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Utility companies around the nation are reacting in varied ways to states' demands that they return federal tax cut proceeds to their customers. Some companies are readily complying, while others are balking.

  • Written by By JOHN SEEWER and JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press