Medical board asked to drop anti-abortion boss as president

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Groups representing doctors, consumers and women have asked the state medical board to remove the president of Ohio Right to Life as the board's leader because they say he can't be impartial in abortion-related cases.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent

When schools are threatened, untold learning time is lost

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The prosecutor calls it "bomb week," his shorthand for eight school threats — many written in school bathrooms or on notes — over a few days in May that set off evacuations and investigations, parental panic, and the rumor mill of students linked by cellphones and social media in his Ohio county.

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press