Columbus School Leaders Weigh Closing 7 Buildings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Administrators in Ohio’s largest school district are weighing a plan to close seven buildings, including two high schools, forcing relocation of 2,500 students. The Columbus City Schools’ board plans a special meeting on the proposal Tuesday. A...

It’s snowtime

About an inch of snow fell Saturday in Hancock and several surrounding counties, and the National Weather Service said another inch could come down overnight. On Sunday, additional snowfall of 1 to 3 inches is possible, the weather service said, mainly before 11 a.m....

Padres’ Cashner Wins Arbitration Case

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner has won his arbitration case against the Padres and will make $2.4 million in 2014. Eligible for the first time, Cashner asked for a raise from $500,800 during the Friday morning session before arbitrators Gil Vernon,...

Editorial: Is a dance the best way to motivate students?

LITTLE DID a Montgomery County principal think that rewarding top-performing students with pizza and a school dance would cause big controversy. But news of the middle school event has sparked a raging debate about everything from adolescent self-esteem to American...

Editorial: Is a dance the best way to motivate students?

LITTLE DID a Montgomery County principal think that rewarding top-performing students with pizza and a school dance would cause big controversy. But news of the middle school event has sparked a raging debate about everything from adolescent self-esteem to American...

Editorial: NIH tries a new approach to speed drug development

ONE OF the great challenges of our age is to connect the astounding advances in biology with medicines that can detect and fight disease. The success of the Human Genome Project and the explosion of data flowing from genomics and other disciplines have offered a look as never...

Editorial: NIH tries a new approach to speed drug development

ONE OF the great challenges of our age is to connect the astounding advances in biology with medicines that can detect and fight disease. The success of the Human Genome Project and the explosion of data flowing from genomics and other disciplines have offered a look as never...

Editorial: Mr. Boehner’s weak immigration excuses

JUST A week ago, House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) issued a set of Republican principles that established a framework for reforming the nation’s broken immigration system. Now, in a whirlwind about-face, the speaker declares that the prospects for immigration...

Next step uncertain in Woody Allen allegations

FILE – This Aug. 27, 2013 file photo shows director and actor Woody Allen at the French premiere of “Blue Jasmine,” in Paris. Allen is again denying he molested adoptive daughter Dylan Farrow and is calling ex-partner Mia Farrow vindictive, spiteful and...

Cold Temps Cover 79 Percent Of Great Lakes In Ice

CHICAGO (AP) — This winter’s bitter cold temperatures in the Midwest have covered a stunning 79 percent of the Great Lakes in ice. That’s not a record, but it’s well above the long-term average of about 51 percent. Lake Michigan is about 63 percent frozen. And...