Aging Vietnam vets in southwestern Ohio find fellowship

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — On Thursday afternoons, in a small church in this Butler County city, a band of brothers gathers. They are gray now, many soft in the middle, stepping over the line into retirement. They slip on the VETERAN caps. Outside the church, they say, they don't talk much. But inside, they can point at last to the shadows that haunt them still, and a brother says, I see them, too.

  • Written by ANNE SAKER, The Cincinnati Enquirer

Regulators near decisions on FirstEnergy, AEP rate deals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio utility regulators are nearing decisions on two proposed energy deals that have sparked fierce debate among consumer, business and environmental advocates.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press