Ohio Senate Passes Bill Targeting Youth Drug Abuse

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate has approved a bipartisan measure aimed at preventing drug abuse by youth by requiring a guardian’s consent before a minor is prescribed painkillers. The bill also would limit supplies of painkillers to minors to three days when another...

2 hurt in Findlay accident

Two people were injured in an accident at 8 a.m. today on North Main Street in Findlay. Harold Logsdon, 72, and Audrey Logsdon, 71, both of Findlay, were taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital after the two-vehicle accident. Additional details were not available...

Browns Rookie QB Johnny Manziel Defends Vegas Trip

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Johnny Manziel isn’t going to change his lifestyle for anyone — like it or not. Cleveland’s celebrity-in-cleats rookie, who spent a well-documented weekend of sun and fun in Las Vegas, said Wednesday he’s dedicated to the Browns. And he...

SW Ohio Among 12 Named Manufacturing Communities

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati-Dayton aerospace corridor was named Wednesday among 12 initial Manufacturing Communities in an effort by President Barack Obama’s administration to boost manufacturing and long-term economic development. The Southwestern Ohio Aerospace Region...
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VIDEO: New Riegel vs. Wayne Trace

New Riegel’s state softball playoff run cane to an end Wednesday at Findlay’s Marathon Diamonds, with the Blue Jackets falling 1-0 to Wayne Trace in a Division IV regional semifinal.

Attempt To Block Ohio Green-energy Bill Rejected

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has rejected an attempt to block passage of a contentious bill delaying phase-in of Ohio’s renewable energy targets for two years. Democratic state Rep. Nickie Antonio, of Lakewood, was voted down 38-54 in her request to re-refer the...

Administration Announces US Manufacturing Regions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Wednesday named 12 regions of the country that will receive special attention under a new federal program designed to help make them more attractive to manufacturing companies looking for a place to set up operations, provide a boost...

SW Ohio Among 12 Named ‘Manufacturing Communities’

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati-Dayton aerospace corridor including northern Kentucky has been chosen among 12 initial “Manufacturing Communities” in an effort by President Barack Obama’s administration to support long-term economic development. The Commerce...

Ohio Renewable Energy Bill To Start 2-year Debate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — At the heart of Ohio’s debate over renewable energy is a fundamental disagreement over two goals: reducing carbon emissions and lowering electricity bills. For average Ohioans, it may sound good to achieve both. But former Ohio utility regulator Ashley...

U.S. Steel exec to be controller of Marathon Petroleum

John F. Quaid, a vice president for U.S. Steel, has been named vice president and controller of Marathon Petroleum Corp. He succeeds Michael G. Braddock, who will retire Oct. 1, the company said today. Quaid graduated from Lehigh University in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in...