Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 5:33 PM
The Ohio House has passed a bill that would increase the penalties for abusing dogs and cats. And as Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports, the bill passed with support from both Republicans and Democrats.
Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 4:20 PM
An airline headquartered in the Dayton region is getting a big boost. From Ohio Public Radio member station WVXU, Tana Weingartner has details.
Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 3:37 PM
Time is running out on certain federal incentives for wind energy development. But as Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, advocates say they need these credits to continue to grow the industry in Ohio.
Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 8:05 AM
Wilmington, Ohio was devastated in 2008, when German air cargo shipper DHL announced it was going to close its U.S. hub in the tiny southwest town. Within months, thousands of people in Wilmington and surrounding counties lost their jobs. ideastream's David C. Barnett brought us the story of this stunned community just after the DHL announcement. Today, we pay a return visit to see how Wilmington's doing, five years on.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 7:14 PM
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill aim to provide up to $90 million to keep production going at the world’s only factory for the M1A1 Abrams battle tank, in Lima, Ohio. Ideastream’s Brian Bull reports:
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 5:31 PM
Nearly 5,700 Ohio residents have successfully enrolled in health insurance plans through the new online marketplace created by Affordable Care Act. Ideastream health reporter Sarah Jane Tribble has this report.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 5:14 PM
The U.S. Congress is on its way to a budget deal -- a couple weeks ahead of the Jan. 1 deadline. But the deal doesn’t include extending emergency unemployment benefits. Lewis Wallace from Ohio Public Radio member station WYSO reports 40,000 Ohioans could see their payments end this month.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 5:04 PM
It looks like more Ohioans are opting to use school vouchers to send their children to private K-12 schools. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports on the latest numbers for the state’s education department.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 6:57 AM
Sen. Eric Kearney has stepped down from next year’s Democratic ticket after continuing criticism over hunndreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid back taxes. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler has the latest from the candidates for governor and lieutenant governor.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 7:15 PM
Sen. Eric Kearney has stepped down as the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor after confirming hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid back taxes. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler has the latest.
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