Employees learn sign language to talk with deaf co-worker

HILLIARD, Ohio (AP) — Employers sometimes find that talking the talk is a lot different from walking the walk when the "best person for the job" happens to have a disability.


  • Written by TIM FERAN , The Columbus Dispatch

State says condemned Ohio man kills himself on death row

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who had no criminal record before he fatally shot his former girlfriend has killed himself on death row, the state prisons agency said Monday.


  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Ohio wants more done to close child lead poisoning cases

CLEVELAND (AP) — Local health authorities that investigate Ohio cases of childhood lead poisoning have been warned they must do more to close open cases and to reach affected youngsters' guardians because failure to make that contact has led to too many cases never being investigated or addressed with intervention.



Ohio senator urges worker reforms, wage hike as 2018 looms

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's leading Democrat this week pushed a package of pro-worker policies, including a boost in the minimum wage, that he said are aimed at reframing the national conversation about what drives the economy.