Task force in Ohio begins its review of medical marijuana

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Members of a task force charged with exploring medical marijuana legalization in Ohio expressed a willingness to learn more about the issue as the panel met briefly for the first time on Thursday.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

NE Ohio senator takes heat for remarks about female opponent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A long-time Republican state lawmaker called his female primary opponent "sweetie" and questioned her interest in serving in the Legislature while she is raising young children.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

3 more sickened from listeria outbreak from bagged salad

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control says three more people — in Connecticut, Missouri and New York — have been added to the list of those sickened from a listeria outbreak linked to packaged salads made at a Dole processing facility in Ohio.