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Some in Ohio GOP still pushing for photo ID vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As time in the session runs short, a group of Republican state lawmakers is continuing its push to force a House vote on a bill requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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Court declines re-hearing Ohio Amish attacks

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal appeals court in Ohio has declined to hold a hearing by the full court on overturned hate crimes convictions involving beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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Report: System to check Ohio bus drivers flawed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A flawed notification system allows some school bus drivers charged with crimes to stay on the job without the districts or parents knowing, according to a central Ohio TV news report.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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Dayton to mark 20th anniversary of agreement

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — City officials are preparing to mark the 20th anniversary of an international peace agreement worked out in southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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Ohio House bill limits standardized testing time

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has passed a bill that would limit time students in the state's public schools spend on standardized tests.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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Abortion clinic drops lawsuit against Ohio agency

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati's last abortion clinic has announced it will remain open and drop its lawsuit against the Ohio Department of Health after the state approved the clinic's request for a variance of a law preventing it from having a patient-transfer agreement with a public hospital.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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Ohio prosecutor gets help for rape DNA backlog

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is expected to be in Cleveland to announce new investigative support and grant funding that will help prosecutors process the backlog of rape DNA kits.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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Ohio's October unemployment rate down

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's unemployment rate was down slightly to 5.3 percent for October.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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