19th century house, WWII oral histories among grant awards

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Renovation of the roof of a 19th-century house, preservation of oral histories from World War II and research into Ice Age mastodon hunters are among projects funded by annual Ohio history grants.


Lawmakers seek option to alter impact of ballot initiatives


SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Facing the possibility that voters could change laws on several hot-button issues, Utah lawmakers are considering giving themselves the option to change any voter-approved measure before it goes into effect, a move that comes as lawmakers around the country work to limit the effects of ballot initiatives.

  • Written by By LINDSAY WHITEHURST , Associated Press

2 Democrats for Ohio offices want open redistricting process


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Democrats seeking statewide offices in Ohio released a proposal Friday that they say would guarantee the state's process for drawing congressional district maps is transparent to the public.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

States seek to lure Delta as Georgia moves forward on threat


HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some states are taking advantage of a dispute between Georgia and Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines over the company's decision to cut ties with the National Rifle Association, urging the airline to relocate.

  • Written by By SUSAN HAIGH , Associated Press