Ohio State Senators To Receive Sexual Harassment Training

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate president says all state senators will be required to receive sexual harassment training after one of their members resigned this week over allegations of inappropriate behavior. Cleveland.com Senate President Larry Obhof (AWB’-hawf)...

Police: Gun Found On 3rd-grader At Ohio Elementary School

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police say a gun has been found on a third-grader who told authorities he’d been bullied at a southwest Ohio elementary school. Middletown police say the gun was found Monday on a 9-year-old boy after a teacher noticed a bulge in his pocket. Police...

Men Help Stop Teen Suspected In Ex-girlfriend Stabbing

WHITEHALL, Ohio (AP) — Three men are being credited for helping stop a 16-year-old boy suspected of stabbing his ex-girlfriend more than 20 times in Ohio. Scott Bryant and Kenneth Kosobud tell the Columbus Dispatch they were driving home from work in Whitehall around 4:30 p.m....

Grocery Store To Be Sold To Its Employees, Owners Say

WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio grocery chain is selling each of its 13 supermarkets to its own employees. Company spokesman Dan Buehler says the sale of Buehler’s Fresh Foods is expected to be complete by the end of the month. Employees will be able to buy the 13 stores...

3 In 4 Ohio Seniors On Track To Graduate Based On Testing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Education officials say roughly three-fourths of Ohio’s high school seniors have met or are considered highly likely to meet higher test score requirements for graduation this school year. Educators had warned last year that a third or more of that...

Gubernatorial Candidate Proposes Surcharge On Opioids

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A Democratic candidate for governor in Ohio says she would force drug manufacturers to pay a nickel-per-dose surcharge on prescription opioids sold in the state in an effort to help solve the opioid problem. Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley is seeking her party’s...

Pension Fund Board Votes To Cut Retirees’ Benefits

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s largest pension system has voted to cut benefits for retirees. The Columbus Dispatch the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System voted Wednesday on the plan that would affect all of its more than 1 million members, current retirees and future...

Council Legislation

Oct. 17, 2017 Attendance: 15 RESOLUTIONS 12-2017, opposing the governor’s proposal for centralized collection of city income taxes. Resolution remains tabled. 26-2017, approving expenditures made without a purchase order, or which exceeded the limit of $3,000: $30,000 paid...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Houston 2, Sporting Kansas City 1 Atlanta United FC 0, New York 0, tie Chicago 3, Philadelphia 2 Columbus 1, Orlando City 0 New England 2, New York City FC 1 Toronto FC 1, Montreal 0 Colorado 1, Real Salt Lake 0 Houston 0,...

50 North sets league-wide bridge match

50 North will host an American Contract Bridge League-wide Instant Match Point Bridge game at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. The contest pays section-top winners one gold masterpoint each. Gold points are only awarded for the top finishers in regional and national events. According to...