Lawsuit seeks community-based options for Ohio's disabled

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed Thursday claims Ohioans with intellectual and developmental disabilities are experiencing widespread segregation as they are forced to receive services in institutions due to a lack of community- or home-based options.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Study: Straits oil spill could affect vast shoreline areas

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A newly released study says hundreds of miles of Lake Michigan and Lake Huron shoreline are at risk of contamination if oil pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac rupture.


Ohio proposes speeding up lead-water alerts

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's environmental regulators are proposing an overhaul of how the state and its cities deal with lead in drinking water, including speeding up notifications when lead is found at the tap.

  • Written by JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press