Bellefontaine Examiner

Switch to desktop

New Ohio health director's background questioned

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Critics of Ohio Gov. John Kasich are questioning his decision to nominate a non-physician to lead the state Department of Health.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

Hits: 204

Read more...

Ohio State stands by firing of band director

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University officials on Tuesday stood by their firing of the marching band director, who said he wants his job back and another chance to change the cultural issues in the unit that led to his dismissal.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

Hits: 178

Read more...

Gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts

CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal appeals courts covering nearly half the United States will soon hear arguments on whether gay and lesbian couples have a right to marry, part of a slew of cases putting pressure on the U.S. Supreme Court to issue a final verdict.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

Hits: 144

Read more...

Kasich raises more than $2M in July campaign cash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY-sik) amassed close to $2.1 million in campaign cash last month.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

Hits: 154

Read more...

Tainted Ohio water coming under increased scrutiny

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's governor is promising an extensive review of how the water supply for 400,000 people in Ohio and Michigan became tainted with a toxin over the weekend while a high-ranking state lawmaker is planning hearings on the blooms of algae fouling Lake Erie.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

Hits: 184

Read more...

Ohio lawmaker wants to block housing of immigrants

JohnAdams Rep

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker has introduced legislation to keep Ohio agencies from agreeing to house immigrants who are in the country illegally.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

Hits: 131

Read more...

Ohioan to be sentenced for drilling-waste dumping

CLEVELAND (AP) — The owner of a northeast Ohio company is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court for ordering workers to dump toxic sludge and brine into a storm sewer that reached a tributary of the Mahoning River.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

Hits: 135

Read more...

Weather helps boost Ohio State Fair attendance

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nearly perfect weather for most of the run of this year's Ohio State Fair helped shatter an attendance record.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014

Hits: 135

Read more...