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.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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