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COLUMBUS, Ohio — APRIL 20: The Ohio Department of Education in Columbus, Ohio. (Graham Stokes/Ohio Capital Journal)

Ohio GOP effort introduced to make all state board of education positions elected and partisan

Susan Tebben, Ohio Capital Journal September 13, 2023

Ohio Capital Journal -- An Ohio Republican bill that would eventually make all members of the State Board of Education in Ohio elected officials with party labels was introduced Tuesday. But House Bill...

At least five killed in severe storms in Michigan

CNN -- At least five people have died in Michigan during severe storms that struck late Thursday into the overnight hours, bringing heavy rains, strong winds and at least one...

Ohio Ballot Board sets language for proposed recreational marijuana law

Megan Henry, Ohio Capital Journal August 25, 2023

Ohio Capital Journal -- The Ohio Ballot Board unanimously voted Thursday to solidify the language voters will see for the proposed recreational marijuana law in the November election. The Coalition...

1 student killed, 23 taken to hospital in Ohio after school bus crash the first day of classes

Jennifer Henderson and Sarah Dewberry, CNN August 22, 2023

  CNN -- One student was killed and 23 were injured – including one with life-threatening injuries – after a school bus crash on the first day of school. The accident occurred...

CNN Projection: Ohio voters reject effort that would make it harder to amend state constitution

Eric Bradner, CNN August 8, 2023

CNN -- Ohio voters rejected Tuesday an effort to raise the threshold to amend the state’s constitution ahead of a November referendum on whether to constitutionally guarantee...

More than a third of the US population, from the Midwest to the East Coast, under air quality alerts from Canadian wildfire smoke

CNN -- More than third of the US population is under air quality alerts, covering more than a dozen states from the Midwest to the East Coast, as smoke from Canadian wildfires sweeps across parts of the...

Where the smoke from Canadian wildfires is headed next

  CNN -- Around 75 million people in the US are experiencing dangerous air conditions because of smoke from wildfires raging across Canada, and officials are urging people to limit time spent outdoors...

OPINION: Ohio House lawmakers proposing extremist right-wing rewrite of state social studies curriculum

Jeanne Melvin, Ohio Capital Journal May 17, 2023

Ohio Capital Journal -- Ohio’s legislative majority continues its dishonest attacks on democracy in the Buckeye State. House Bill 103 is a shameful attempt to micromanage Ohio K-12 educational curriculum...

Freshman Kolton Schaller is congratulated by coach Jeff Duncan as he passes third base April 30, 2023.

Weekend sweep lands baseball atop conference standings

Jacob Shondel, Reporter May 3, 2023

Kent State’s baseball team extended its home winning streak to 11 games after sweeping Ohio University.  The Flashes (31-12) outscored the Bobcats 26-10 over the 3-game series.  KSU is now first...

Diacon addresses SB 83, stresses diversity commitment in ‘Talking with Todd’ session

Leah Shepard, Reporter May 2, 2023

President Todd Diacon discussed Senate Bill 83 and its possible effects on the university with faculty and staff Monday afternoon in this month's “Talking with Todd” session.  Diacon explained...

American Airlines plane engine catches fire after possible bird strike

Mitchell McCluskey, CNN April 23, 2023

  CNN -- An American Airlines plane was forced to return to the airport Sunday morning in Columbus, Ohio, after a possible bird strike may have sparked an engine fire. The Boeing 737 designated...

Protesters gather in Akron following grand jury decision

Gabby Jonas, TV2 Reporter April 19, 2023

A "Justice for Jayland Walker" event and protest was held in Akron Tuesday following a grand jury decided not to indict eight Akron police officers involved in the shooting death of Jayland Walker last...

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