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4/10/2014 12:19 AM
Kasich visits Toledo, touts state construction projects
A three-year, $260 million widening project on I-75 between Perrysburg and Findlay is a big-money highlight of the Ohio Department of Transportation’s statewide construction program this year, but a much smaller reconstruction job in downtown Toledo is much more likely to give area drivers orange-barrel fatigue.

4/10/2014 8:07 PM
Shooting reported near Columbus school
COLUMBUS — Police say two people have been shot near a central Ohio elementary school, while a school district spokesman says no children were injured or involved in the shooting.

4/10/2014 7:43 PM
106,000 Ohioans enroll in expanded Medicaid
COLUMBUS — More than 106,000 Ohioans have signed up for Medicaid under an expansion of the taxpayer funded health program, while thousands of others are waiting to hear whether they are deemed eligible.

4/10/2014 6:59 PM
Panel protects mentally ill from execution
COLUMBUS -- A state task force today released recommendations that would call for the mentally ill not to be executed under Ohio's provision calling for the death penalty.

4/10/2014 5:06 PM
Ohioan ordered to wear bully sign
CLEVELAND -- An Ohio man who called his neighbor “Monkey Mama” as she held her adopted, disabled African-American children, and has smeared dog feces on their wheelchair ramp, was ordered by a judge to carry an “I AM A BULLY!” sign on a busy street this weekend.

4/10/2014 12:00 AM
High court comes to Toledo
More than 350 Lucas County area high school students listened closely as the Supreme Court of Ohio considered oral arguments in three cases during a court session held at the University of Toledo College of Law on Wednesday.

4/10/2014 12:10 AM
Officials investigate cracks in I-475’s roads
While state officials ramp up the largest highway construction program in Ohio history, they also are working to determine what went wrong with part of a project that started four summers ago and, for the most part, was finished last year.

4/10/2014 10:00 AM
GE plans to put 1,400 jobs in SW Ohio
CINCINNATI — The General Electric Co. plans to build a new global operations center in the Cincinnati area, adding 1,400 jobs in southwest Ohio.

4/10/2014 9:58 AM
Judge lets Ohio fracking lawsuit to proceed
COLUMBUS — A couple who sued to try to stop shale gas drilling around a state-owned lake in eastern Ohio won an early victory this week as a judge ruled their lawsuit can proceed.

4/9/2014 12:00 AM
D.C. group eyes local graduation
An online charter school headquartered in Maumee is under fire by a Washington advocacy group over the school’s planned use of a church for its graduation ceremony.