Ohio adult, youth prison agencies merging office functions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The agencies that oversee adult and youth prisons in Ohio want to move to a single headquarters to improve efficiency and boost collaboration by merging back-office functions like payroll, a move that could save $260,000 a year.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Beer sales rake in more than $1M at Ohio Stadium

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Beer sales at Ohio State University's football stadium increased 16 percent from 2016, bringing in a total of $1.35 million in net revenue this season.

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3 state attorneys favor walling off Great Lakes to stop carp

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Attorneys general from three states say a $275 million federal plan for keeping Asian carp from migrating into the Great Lakes is too pricey and rejects the most effective solution.

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Rendell endorses Democrat Connie Pillich for Ohio governor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Connie Pillich got the backing of former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell on Tuesday, and the two plan on hitting the campaign trail.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press