Ohio House Leader Says Not So Fast On Speed Limit Increase

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The leader of the Ohio House is hitting the brakes on a proposal to increase the speed limit to 75 mph on the Ohio Turnpike and rural interstates. House Speaker Cliff...

Ohio Spending Site Earns Group’s Highest Transparency Mark

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has moved from close to the worst in the nation to the top of a list in a watchdog group’s ranking of transparency in government spending. An annual U.S. Public...

Ohio Treasurer To Make Transparency Announcement

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel (mah-DEHL’) is planning a rare news conference to make what his office says is an important announcement regarding government transparency....

Cleveland International Film Festival Set To Begin

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland’s International Film Festival is set to kick off with a sold-out opening night gala. The 39th annual film festival starts Wednesday night with screenings of the...

Toledo Mayor Will Run In Special Election To Keep Position

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The mayor of Toledo has announced she will run to keep the position she took over after the death of the city’s former mayor. Former City Council President Paula...

Bipartisan Group In Congress Urges No Great Lakes Fund Cuts

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Members of Congress from both parties are lobbying colleagues not to cut funding from a key Great Lakes environmental program. Fifty-one representatives sent a letter...

FEMA To Test Emergency Alert System In 4 States

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Residents in Tennessee, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio will have their regularly programmed television and radio shows interrupted Wednesday during a test of the...

Obama To Draw Contrasts With Republicans Over Spending

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is criticizing a $3.8 trillion budget plan put forward by House Republicans, saying it won’t invest in “all the things that we need to...

Lawyer For Fugitive Treasure Hunter Says Client Can’t Pay

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The lawyer for a deep-sea treasure hunter who spent years as a fugitive wants off the case, saying his client can’t pay. Columbus attorney William Mattes...
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