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Members of Congress want faster action to stop Asian carp

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Members of Congress are prodding federal officials to work faster on technological roadblocks that would prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes through Chicago-area waterways.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 November 2015

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Opponents of federal corn ethanol mandate air ads in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Opponents of federal corn ethanol mandates are targeting Ohio in a national ad campaign.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 November 2015

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Ohio voter turnout with pot on ballot beats midterm election

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Unofficial results show more Ohioans voted in Tuesday's off-year election that included a marijuana legalization issue than in last year's midterm election highlighted by the race for governor.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2015

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US Education Dept. restricts flow of Ohio charter grant

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education has restricted the initial flow of a $71 million charter school grant, pending further assurances that Ohio can responsibly oversee the money amid an investigation into the state's former school choice director.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2015

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No oil leak found in sunken barge at bottom of Lake Erie

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Divers looking for the source of seeping oil near a sunken barge on the bottom of Lake Erie haven't located any active leaks, but they did find four open hatches on the wreckage, the U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2015

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Sheriff: 9-year-old Ohio boy dies after football practice

 

POMEROY, Ohio (AP) — The death of a 9-year-old Ohio boy who collapsed at a youth football practice is under investigation by local law enforcement officials.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2015

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Michigan phosphorus reduction plan focuses on sewage plants

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan officials have released plans to reduce phosphorus runoff into Lake Erie to ease the worsening problem of harmful algae blooms.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2015

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Ohio voters pass 85 percent of school levies

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Voters in Ohio have passed more than 85 percent of school levies on ballots across the state.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2015

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